The University of St. Thomas is closed from December 23 through January 2 for the Christmas and New Year holidays. Enjoy your holiday season, and we’ll be back with new Opus Magnum blog content on January 3, 2011! In the meantime, we thought you might find it interesting to learn why college students get such [...]
Here’s some good news for the end of the year and looking ahead. From Bloomberg/AP: Minnesota’s unemployment rate held steady at 7.1 percent in November, remaining nearly 3 percentage points lower than the national rate and down slightly from the year-ago rate of 7.6 percent, the state Department of Employment and Economic Development reported. Perhaps [...]
St. Thomas law professor Mark Osler continues to work on behalf of a prisoner sentenced under previous crack-cocaine guidelines.
Football coach Glenn Caruso has resurrected the University of St. Thomas football program with records of 7-3, 11-2 and 12-1 over the past three seasons, and trips deep into the NCAA playoffs the past two seasons.
She was the grandmother of two St. Thomas graduates and three current St. Thomas students.
Because of teaching class on Monday nights, I have taken to watching the CBS situation comedy “Two and a Half Men” as a streaming video from the network website . This is a beautiful model. The network delivers the program to me free of charge, and advertisers get to deliver messages to an audience that [...]
Josef Pieper, author of The Concept of Sin, is one of the 20th century’s most important interpreters of the thought of St. Thomas Aquinas.
Last week Jack Militello, a management professor here at the University of St. Thomas’ Opus College of Business and director of our Executive UST MBA program was interviewed by the Star Tribune about mission statements, and specifically, how half a century after Earl Bakken set out Medtronic’s mission statement, it remains relevant. Few companies can [...]
Planning for the relocation is underway, with two groups – one for programming and the other for space design – being formed.
The New York Times recently posted an article discussing the “mommy penalty” faced by professional women in today’s workforce. Women MBA’s may wish to pay special attention to this study: “The study found that female MBA’s who have taken off 18 months from their career to raise children suffered a severe income penalty, leaving them [...]
Bob “The Bear” Schrank and Dave Nimmer were buddies for 45 years, and they celebrated one memory-filled Christmas Eve with Visitation sisters in north Minneapolis. Nimmer recalls what happened that evening in The Scroll.
The January Term Mass and confession schedule is available on the Campus Ministry website.
January Term fitness memberships are available online staring Jan. 1, 2011; the rebate program continues.
The credit union will be open on Wednesday, Dec. 22, and will close its year at the end of the day.
This post by Steve Baird originally appeared on DuetsBlog, which was born out of the chasm that can divide legal and marketing types and seeks to facilitate collaborations among them. Do you suppose that the Mall of America ever thought about its brand name being associated with a “roof collapse” when it signed on and paid for the [...]
Form W-4 and the Minnesota MWR form can be accessed from the Payroll website.