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03/12/14
Opus College of Business among U.S. News & World Report's Top 100 Best Business Schools
Full-time MBA places 100th while Evening MBA places 110th …
Source: Opus College of Business
11/18/13
St. Thomas Students Bank $48,000 in Scholarships from Fowler Business Competition
More than 100 concepts were submitted for the Fowler Business Concept Challenge …
Source: Schulze School of Entrepreneurship
09/20/13
University of St. Thomas MBA Team Takes Third Place in NBMBAA/Chrysler Group LLC Case Competition
Each of the students on the team are UST MBA Outreach Scholars. …
Source: Opus College of Business
09/19/13
University of St. Thomas to embed Strategic Communications Seminar
St. Thomas will embed strategic communications in its MBA course curriculum. …
Source: Opus College of Business
05/21/13
UST Business Students Take Top Honors at National Business Ethics Case Competition
UST MBA team won first place for its presentation on violent video games …
Source: Opus College of Business
05/15/13
2013 Minnesota Business Ethics Award Honors Four Companies
Cresa, Affinity Plus FCU, Cummins & St. Francis Regional Med. Ctr. were honored …
Source: Center for Ethical Business Cultures
05/15/13
LifeScience Alley and University of St. Thomas Opus College of Business Announce Joint Fellowship
Ph.D. fellows to receive full MBA scholarship and applied business training …
Source: LifeScience Alley
04/08/13
University of St. Thomas, Healthcare BI Summit Launch Think Tank Event Series on Healthcare Data Trends
Center for Health & Medical Affairs Speaker Series Event, April 11 …
Source: University of St. Thomas' Center for Health and Medical Affairs
03/26/13
Opus College of Business undergraduate program jumps 26 places in latest Businessweek rankings
Undergraduate business program ranks 80th of 145 eligible programs nationally …
Source: Bloomberg Businessweek
03/14/13
Opus College of Business UST MBAs Named to 2013 40 Under 40
Two UST MBAs make the Minneapolis St. Paul Business Journal's 40 under 40 list …
Source: Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal
02/28/13
OCB Professor Named Fellow
Holloran Center has appointed Professor Christopher Michaelson as a fellow. …
Source: Holloran Center for Ethical Leadership
02/19/13
Fast Company Names ReconRobotics One of the 50 Most Innovative Companies
Alan Bignall ’85 M.B.A. is president and CEO of ReconRobotics …
Source: Fast Company
02/08/13
UST Team Takes Home ACG Cup
A team of UST MBA students won first prize in the 2013 ACG Cup Case Competition …
Source: Opus Magnum
02/06/13
Opus College of Business Commencement Speaker Announced
Randall Hogan, chairman and CEO of Pentair, isthe 2013 commencement speaker …
Source: Opus College of Business
01/28/13
Elijah Watt Sells Award Winner
MBA grad BJ Dinter scored one of the three highest scores on the CPA exams …
Source: Winter 2012-13 issue of the Board Report from the Minn Board of Accountancy
01/13/13
USASBE Recognizes UST Entrepreneurship Course
UST named winner of USABE award for Special Recognition in Entrepreneurship …
Source: USASBE
11/30/12
BreAnna Fisher named finalist in Global Student Entrepreneur Awards
Schulze School senior named one of the world's top student entrepreneurs …
Source: Opus College of Business
11/23/12
Jamie Messina ?07 M.B.A.
Jamie Messina ’07 M.B.A., passed away Tuesday, November 20 …
Source: B. Magazine
11/14/12
Annual survey finds Twin Cities holiday shoppers in an enthusiastic mood this year
UST professors find mood of holiday shoppers close to pre-recession levels …
Source: University of St. Thomas
11/02/12
St. Thomas' Fowler Business Concept Challenge Awards $39,000 in Scholarships
Scholarship prizes ranged from $1,000 to $10,000 …
Source: University of St. Thomas
08/13/12
Conference to celebrate publication of landmark book
The book’s five authors will join Minnesota executives in a discussion Sept. 7. …
Source: University of St. Thomas
06/12/12
OCB Graduate Business alumni participate in Hearts & Hammers
Graduate Business alumni help elderly and disabled homeowners …
Source: Opus College of Business
05/22/12
Opus College of Business Inducts New Beta Gamma Sigma Members
142 undergraduate and graduate students honored …
Source: Opus College of Business
05/16/12
Semiannual Survey Shows Pessimism in Twin Cities Commercial Real Estate Market
Survey of commercial real estate reveals continued continued concerns …
Source: Shenehon Center for Real Estate
05/11/12
St. Thomas president Father Dennis Dease announces June 2013 retirement
14th president of UST to end tenure after completion of 22nd year in office …
Source: UST Bulletin
05/10/12
Christopher Puto, Ph.D. agrees to stay on as Dean of Opus College of Business
Puto will remain during national search for next dean …
Source: Opus College of Business
05/08/12
23rd Annual Entrepreneur Awards presented on May 2
Honorees from Piper Jaffray, Warners' Stellian and Arise Virtual Solutions, Inc. …
Source: Opus College of Business
05/04/12
Top CPA Examination Performers Honored
B.J. Dinter '11 M.B.A. was presented the Elijah Watt Sells Award by the AICPA …
Source: AICPA
04/25/12
Five OCB Alumnae Honored in 2012 Women in Business Awards
Praised as "Industry Leaders" and "Women to Watch" …
Source: Opus College of Business
04/20/12
Matthew Ames '07 Named MN Young Entrepreneur of the Year by U.S. Small Business Association
Used a B.A. in entrepreneurship to build a paintball empire …
Source: Opus College of Business
03/30/12
Two OCB alumni among 2012 "40 Under Forty"
Collins '11 M.B.A. and Stenger '07 M.B.A. make prestigious list …
Source: Opus College of Business
03/15/12
University of St. Thomas Opus College of Business Lands in Top 25 Percent of Nation's Best Business Schools in Latest U.S. News & World Report Ranking
In first opportunity for ranking, St. Thomas scores 104th among business schools …
Source: Opus College of Business
02/22/12
Dr. Christopher Puto to step down as dean of Opus College of Business
Intermin dean to be named for 2012-13 academic year …
Source: Opus College of Business
02/22/12
Target's Dawne Carlson Featured at March 8 Intersections Event
Event series continues to intersect practical and academic business trends …
Source: Opus College of Business
11/17/11
University of St. Thomas Opus College of Business Announces MBA Scholarship Program for Minorities
Fifteen full-ride scholarships for Full-time UST MBA Program being offered …
Source: Opus College of Business
11/16/11
Twin Cities Shoppers Returning to 'Pre-Recession' Holiday Spirit
University of St. Thomas researchers find holiday shoppers optimistic …
Source: The Bulletin
10/14/11
2011 Hearts & Hammers Project Day a Success
UST project team networked for a good cause …
Source: Graduate Business Alumni Association
08/03/11
New Twin Cities residential real estate index tracks gulf between traditional and distressed home sales
Developed by OCB faculty, this index provides a more detailed analysis of market …
Source: Internal
06/15/11
Qualified Optimism for Commercial Real Estate Outlook
Commercial real estate survey results point to greater optimism …
Source: Internal
05/06/11
UnitedHealth Group, University of St. Thomas Launch Executive Leadership Program to Help Shape Tomorrow's Nurse Leaders
UHG also honors its more than 7,000 nurses during National Nurses Week, May 6-12 …
Source: Opus College of Business
03/07/11
Health Care UST MBA Alumnus Receives Courage to Lead Award
Dr. Carl Patow recognized for fostering excellence …
Source: Opus College of Business
03/04/11
Center for Ethical Business Cultures Hosts 3rd Annual Business Ethics Case Competition
Full-time MBA students selected to represent UST at national competition …
Source: Opus College of Business
01/05/11
St. Thomas' Opus College of Business Earns AACSB Accreditation
St. Thomas is the first private business school in state to earn accreditation …
Source: University of St. Thomas
12/03/10
2011 Julie Hays Teaching Award Call for Nominations
Award recognizes faculty committed to teaching and learning …
Source: Opus College of Business
12/02/10
Center for Health and Medical Affairs Director Publishes New Book
Make it Happen: Effective Execution in Healthcare Leadership …
Source: Opus College of Business
11/09/10
Religious Diversity in the Workplace subject of Workshop
Educational program for business leaders offers guidance for managing conflict …
Source: Opus College of Business
11/03/10
UST MBA Team Wins National Net Impact Competition
Case competition focused on proposed business solutions …
Source: Opus College of Business
10/25/10
Fowler Challenge Awards more than $65,000 in Scholarships
Contributions from 3M and Ron Fowler support graduate and undergraduate study …
Source: Opus College of Business
10/12/10
Dr. Sameer Kumar Receives Goodeve Medal
Award recognizes most outstanding contribution to the Journal of the OR Society …
Source: Opus College of Business
10/06/10
Center for Health & Medical Affairs Awarded AHRQ Contract
Contract will help develop curriculum on strategy execution …
Source: Opus College of Business
09/28/10
Full-time UST MBA Team Receives Top Honor at National Business Ethics Competition
Team cited as "fantastic" at annual ECOA meeting …
Source: Opus College of Business
09/24/10
Greed is Good...But Ethics are Better
St. Thomas Opus College of Business screens Wall Street 2 for students …
Source: Opus College of Business
09/10/10
CEBC Hosts International Leadership Program
Program helps build women's leadership and participation in policymaking …
Source: Opus College of Business
08/25/10
Gubernatorial Candidates Debate Business Issues at UST
Taxes, the economy and the future of the Minnesota brand among the topics …
Source: Opus College of Business
08/05/10
Full-time UST MBA Team Wins Spot in National Ethics Competition
Winning case focuses on Social Media, Free Speech and the Ethical Corporation …
Source: Opus College of Business
06/03/10
New Survey: Twin Cities Commercial Real Estate Market Showing Signs of Recovery
Survey finds optimism among leading commercial real estate practitioners …
Source: Opus College of Business
05/24/10
UST MBA Team Wins ACG Cup
Second-year UST MBA students make up winning team in national competition …
Source: ACG.com
03/26/10
Second Annual CEBC Ethics Case Competition
Full-time MBA students selected to represent UST at national competition …
Source: Opus College of Business
03/26/10
State Farm Awards Junior Achievement of the Upper Midwest more than $75,000
UST business students key to the programs' success …
Source: Opus College of Business
03/25/10
Opus College of Business Wins Promotional Excellence Award
The college receives recognition for its social media …
Source: Opus College of Business
03/23/10
UST Students Help Make the World a Better Place
UST chapter of Students in Free Enterprise wins chances to compete nationally …
Source: University of St. Thomas
03/15/10
Business 200 Hosts Annual Auction April 18
Proceeds benefit The Listening House …
Source: The Bulletin
03/03/10
UST MBA programs participate in TC3 Bowlathon
The Bowlathon benefits Shelter For Life, a nonprofit group …
Source: University of St. Thomas
11/12/09
Twin Cities Corporate Championship Touch Football Competition a Hit - Literally
Evening UST MBA Program sponsors flag football championship …
Source: Opus College of Business
11/05/09
Nonprofits Find New Ways to Support Their Programs
UST's Center for Nonprofit Management aids the St. Croix Valley Foundation …
Source: St. Croix Valley Foundation
10/19/09
Fowler Business Concept Challenge Semifinalists Announced
Teams to present their business concepts on October 30 …
Source: TommieMedia
10/05/09
Full-time UST MBA Team Shines at Business Ethics Competition
UST FT MBA students win in Intercollegiage Business Ethics Case Competition …
Source: Opus College of Business
06/22/09
The Opus College of Business brought its theme of a Zero Waste Education to Rock the Garden 2009
With temperatures hovering near – and sometimes above – 90 F, more than 9,000 …
Source: University of St. Thomas
03/05/09
Winners of inaugural CEBC Ethics Case Competition announced
The inaugural Ethics Case competition allowed UST MBA students to shine …
Source: University of St. Thomas
11/19/08
Ho-ho is turning to oh-oh, Twin Cities holiday shopping study finds
At the same time that Twin Cities shoppers are planning to cut back on overall …
Source: University of St. Thomas
10/16/08
Dr. Michael Porter Named New Director of UST MBC
Dr. Michael Porter named director of UST MBC …
Source: University of St. Thomas
10/10/08
The Minnesota Way of Doing Business
Dean Christopher Puto, Ph.D., speaks at The Way of Minnesota Business Symposium …
Source: University of St. Thomas Opus College of Business
10/10/08
Faculty Hiring Streak Continues for Opus College of Business
UST professor count flourishes despite nation-wide trend …
Source: University of St. Thomas Opus College of Business
10/08/08
Opus College of Business Welcomes First-Year Business Students
On September 17, the college welcomed first-year undergraduate students. …
Source: University of St. Thomas
10/01/08
Family Business: The New Heartland of America
Family Capital, Family Business and Free Enterprise Conference news …
Source: Ritch Sorenson
09/05/08
Opus College of Business Alumni, Faculty and Advisors Honored as Health Care Leaders
UST Opus College of Business alumni recognized as health care leaders …
Source: Minnesota Physician Publishing
09/03/08
UST Business Student Thinks Green
UST summer intern brainstorms unique green idea for local printing company …
Source: University of St. Thomas
07/22/08
UST Opus College of Business Students Honored
Four alumni were recently honored as Women to Watch or Inudstry Leaders …
Source: University of St. Thomas
06/30/08
UST Opus College of Business Students Honored
Four alumni named as winners of the 40 Under Forty 2008 awards. …
Source: University of St. Thomas
04/24/08
Annual Opus College of Business Entrepreneur Awards Ceremony is Thursday
19th annual Entrepreneur Awards Ceremony honors Ron Fowler, Greg Hennes, and RSW …
Source: UST News Bureau
04/03/08
Sell-out attendance at the Multicultural Forum on Workplace Diversity
Over 1300 people attended the 20th annual Multicultural Forum …
Source: University of St. Thomas
03/26/08
Norris Institute establishes new fund for health-care innovation
Fund is made possible by $1 million bequest from Dr. James Fox …
Source: Bulletin
03/11/08
UST students look at ways to expand affordable housing in Grand Cayman
UST students look at ways to expand affordable housing in Grand Cayman …
Source: University of St. Thomas
01/24/08
“For a dean, a gift like this is a dream come true”
Anonymous donor contributes $50 million to Opus College of Business …
Source: University of St. Thomas
11/14/07
University mourns sudden death of Dr. Julie Hays
Dr. Julie Hays was a member of St. Thomas’ Decision Sciences Department …
Source: University of St. Thomas
10/03/07
Two Opus College of Business faculty members advise MBA students on research for Mayo Clinic
Opus College of Business faculty advise MBA students on research for Mayo Clinic …
Source: University of St. Thomas
09/20/07
Master's Pub on 'My Two Cents: Finances and the MBA' is Sept. 28
Master's Pub on 'My Two Cents: Finances and the MBA' is Sept. 28 …
Source: University of St. Thomas
09/12/07
Health Care UST MBA workshop series presents talk on quality health care Sept. 27
Health Care UST MBA workshop series presents talk on quality health care

Source: University of St. Thomas
09/10/07
Evening UST MBA program announces fall schedule for information sessions and open houses
Evening UST MBA program announces fall schedule …
Source: University of St. Thomas
09/07/07
Opus College of Business presents Deciphering the Human Capital Dilemma: An Executive Panel Discussion
Opus College of Business presents Deciphering the Human Capital Dilemma …
Source: University of St. Thomas
08/27/07
Center for Business Excellence announces September, October programs
Center for Business Excellence announces September, October programs …
Source: University of St. Thomas
06/25/07
Graduate real estate program to expand mission, receive new name this fall
Graduate real estate program to expand mission, receive new name this fall …
Source: University of St. Thomas
05/01/07
Opus College of Business Launches Institute to Help Companies Assess and Improve their Ethical Conduct
The Opus College of Business at the University of St. Thomas is launching a new …
Source: University of St. Thomas
10/19/06
University of St. Thomas names Opus College of Business
University of St. Thomas names Opus College of Business …
Source: University of St. Thomas
06/12/06
UST College of Business alum wins state, regional awards for student entrepreneurship
UST College of Business alum wins state, regional awards for student entrepreneurship …
Source: University of St. Thomas
06/05/06
'Persuasion is Your Business' is next breakfast talk June 23
'Persuasion is Your Business' is next breakfast talk June 23 …
Source: University of St. Thomas
10/21/05
Richard Schulze named to new endowed chair in entrepreneurship
Richard Schulze named to new endowed chair in entrepreneurship …
Source: University of St. Thomas
10/03/05
Former Dairy Queen CEO to head College of Business' Center for Family Enterprise
Former Dairy Queen CEO to head College of Business’ Center for Family Enterprise …
Source: University of St. Thomas