• UST in the News

    UST in the news

    Here’s a roundup of recent stories of interest that mention St. Thomas.

    Read the stories by clicking on the links. Links do expire and change as papers move stories to •archive• status, so be sure to read stories soon if you•re interested. In some cases, you’ll need to register on the publication’s Web site in order to access the stories.

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    • “Minnesota: Lawyer passes bar exam after recount,” St. Paul Pioneer Press, May 10, 2003. Scott Swanson, director of academic achievement for the University of St. Thomas School of Law, is quoted. http://www.twincities.com/mld/twincities/news/local/5827835.htm
    • Dr. Fred Zimmerman, Programs in Engineering and Technology Management, taped two more segments of "Business Basics" for KCCO Radio on May 14, 2003. These are the fourth and fifth segments of a series that is running at 5:25 p.m. Wednesdays on KCCO, a business radio station at 950 AM. Zimmerman’s recent segments are on topics of "The impact on industry of tax proposals" and "Will deflation be a problem?" (Not available online.)
    • “’Excellent’ religious educators honored,” The Catholic Spirit, May 14, 2003. One of the honorees, Kathy Itzen, has a master of arts degree in pastoral ministry from St. Thomas. http://www.thecatholicspirit.com/archives.php?article=1209
    • “Sid Hartman: Wild still has a right to be proud of its playoff run,” Star Tribune, May 16, 2003. Also in Sid’s column: “Mark Dienhart, former Gophers athletic director and now a vice president at the University of St. Thomas, is happy to see the Wild get all of the attention but he feels the success of the Wild took a lot of attention away from a Gophers hockey team that won two consecutive NCAA titles. Dienhart said there has been talk of St. Thomas going Division I in the near future but the Tommies are not ready for the move.” http://www.startribune.com/stories/503/3886259.html
    • “Classical music calendar for May 16-22,” Star Tribune, May 16, 2003. http://www.startribune.com/stories/389/3880686.html
    • “Art calendar for May 16-22,” Star Tribune, May 16, 2003. http://www.startribune.com/stories/389/3883031.html
    • “Jay McHale loved the music,” St. Paul Pioneer Press, May 16, 2003. McHale, a St. Thomas alumnus who died last October, will be memorialized at a concert of his music; members of the St. Thomas Liturgical Choir and director Robert Strusinski will be among the performers. http://www.twincities.com/mld/twincities/entertainment/5868528.htm
    • “Trooper numbers in a skid,” St. Paul Pioneer Press, May 16, 2003. William Carter III, director of the police leadership program at St. Thomas, is quoted. http://www.twincities.com/mld/twincities/news/5872077.htm
    • “No more miracles on ice,” Star Tribune, May 17, 2003. The story includes comments by Minnesota Wild fan, St. Thomas alumnus Jeff Burmeister, who lives in California. http://www.startribune.com/stories/1330/3888206.html
    • “Business calendar,” Star Tribune, May 18, 2003. http://www.startribune.com/stories/535/3885368.html
    • “Careers calendar,” St. Paul Pioneer Press, May 18, 2003. http://www.twincities.com/mld/twincities/5880015.htm
    • “Corporate corner,” St. Paul Pioneer Press, May 18, 2003. http://www.twincities.com/mld/twincities/business/5880091.htm
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      0;Business calendar,” Star Tribune, May 19, 2003. http://www.startribune.com/stories/535/3886291.html
    • “Master Minnesota kayaker dies doing what he loved best,” Star Tribune, May 20, 2003. Jim Rada, 52, was an adjunct faculty member at St. Thomas. http://www.startribune.com/stories/462/3892109.html
    • See also: “He ran the rivers and reached for the stars,” St. Paul Pioneer Press, May 20, 2003. http://www.twincities.com/mld/twincities/news/5899338.htm
    • “Monster.com chair’s outlook for grads,” Star Tribune, May 20, 2003. “In the face of a bleak job market, this year’s graduates of the University of St. Thomas are likely to pay close attention to commencement speaker Jeff Taylor’s words of wisdom at Saturday’s graduation ceremonies. ” http://www.startribune.com/stories/535/3892017.html
    • UST women’s hockey coach Kevin Gorg was interviewed live on KFAN Radio in his role as a horseracing analyst at Canterbury Downs. May 16, 2003. (Not available online)
    • “Shopping as usual in the beef aisle,” Star Tribune, May 22, 2003. “Dave Brennan, a marketing professor at the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, predicted that most consumers will perceive the mad cow situation as too remote to affect them or their shopping habits.” http://www.startribune.com/stories/535/3896207.html
    • “Tommies’ All-American headed to track nationals,” St. Paul Pioneer Press, May 22, 2003. Here’s a nice story about UST senior Andrew Hilliard, who’s missing this weekend’s commencement ceremonies to compete in up to three events in the NCAA Division III outdoor track championships at St. Lawrence University in Canton, N.Y. http://www.twincities.com/mld/twincities/sports/5915604.htm
    • “Economists worry over tax cuts’ impact on federal budget,” Star Tribune, May 23, 2003. “University of St. Thomas economics Prof. Marsha Blumenthal noted that the government already has been providing significant economic stimulation in the form of expenditures for the war in Iraq.” http://www.startribune.com/stories/535/3898319.html
    • “FreeTime art calendar,” Star Tribune, May 23, 2003. http://www.startribune.com/stories/1375/3895316.html
    • “Religion: Archbishop withdraws award to lesbian,” St. Paul Pioneer Press, May 23, 2003. Dr. Don Briel, director of the Center for Catholic Studies, at St. Thomas, is quoted. http://www.twincities.com/mld/twincities/5924706.htm
    • Three stories about newly ordained priests for the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis
      “Bible study led Wenthe to ordination,” The Catholic Spirit, May 22, 2003. Chris Wenthe has a master of divinity degree from the St. Paul Seminary. http://www.thecatholicspirit.com/archives.php?article=1237
      "Haugan discovers ‘wonders’ of priesthood,” The Catholic Spirit, May 22, 2003. Daniel Haugan has a B.A. from St. Thomas and an M.Div. from the St. Paul Seminary. http://www.thecatholicspirit.com/archives.php?article=1224
      “Manager went to East Coast for ministry,” The Catholic Spirit, May 22, 2003. Bryan Pederson has a B.A. from St. Thomas and an M.Div. from the St. Paul Seminary. http://www.thecatholicspirit.com/archives.php?article=1230
    • “Parishes urged to be more welcoming,” The Catholic Spirit, May 22, 2003. Here’s a recap of a talk at UST by Mary Jane Owen, executive director of the Washington, D.C.-based National Catholic Partnership on Disabilities. http://www.thecatholicspirit.com/archives.php?article=1228
    • “Retreat nurtures spirituality of disabled,” The Catholic Spirit, May 22, 2003. “The retreats began about 25 years ago by Most Precious Blood Father William O’Neil, who retired last year from the University of St. Thomas.” http://www.thecatholicspirit.com/archives.php?article=1220
    • “News briefs,” The Catholic Spirit, May 22, 2003. The column mentions UST’s bestowal of honorary degrees on Leonard and Arnold Mickulay. atholicspirit.com/archives.php?article=1218">http://www.thecatholicspirit.com/archives.php?article=1218