An ad developed by the BBDO agency for Pantene Philippines has created quite a stir in the business community. Workplace stereotypes and institutional sexism are real issues. The debate surrounding Pantene’s ad has highlighted the challenges facing today’s women business leaders AND the individual biases (conscious and unconscious) affecting how we perceive them, writes Colleen Sauter. Watch the video, read the posts, and then ask yourself—Am I aware of gender topics in the workplace?
A child’s first way to make money is often learned in the front yard, selling Dixie cups of lemonade from a fold-up card table on a hot sunny day. They use this “lemonade stand” to make a little money and wind up getting some basic exposure to running a business. One University of St. Thomas class is moving the lemonade stand concept out of the front yard and into the real-world.
The Benedict XVI Institute was a joint project of the Center for Catholic Studies and Caritas in Veritate International
Carol Bruess had all kinds of “research-based” ideas on subjects for a holiday Scroll: the importance of holiday rituals and traditions, the value of good old-fashioned storytelling and the need to take the “e” out of Christmas. But in the end, she settled for a simple wish for all of you.
The new rate will go into effect on Jan. 1, 2014.
The men of the Summit Singers are “guys who work hard, have fun and know that they are a part of something bigger than themselves,” according to founder Chad Berg. Not only do they sing a capella, but they’re giving away free hats and mittens to the first 400 undergrads who attend their free concert Thursday, Dec. 12.
Before Santa Claus and his reindeer set out for their Christmas Eve adventures, what are the Santa Claus’ workshop operations like in the North Pole the rest of the year? We turned to University of St. Thomas operations experts to estimate Santa Claus; operational numbers.
There have been a number of groups meeting around campus this academic year to examine and talk about diversity and explore ways that UST faculty, staff and students can increase their facility in being ambassadors for inclusion. Several activities are planned for the remainder of the year, writes professor Ann Johnson.
Historic steel being lowered to the ground. Lightning as it arcs above campus. St. Thomas presidents, past and present, walking together. We’ve picked these moments, and the others you see here, from the more than 5,000 we collected in 2013 as our best of the year.
President Julie Sullivan announces the appointment of a 16-person steering committee to oversee a strategic planning process for the university.
Cover letters can serve many purposes, most importantly, to fully introduce the whole candidate to the recruiter. This document, while less important that the resume, will serve as your first impression to a recruiter.
A list of priests accused of sexual abuse of minors includes two priests formerly associated with St. Thomas; the allegations do not relate to their time at the university.
Toys are being accepted at multiple locations, including the Child Development Center, Tommie Central and McNeely Hall, Room 128 in St. Paul, as well as School of Law, Room 124, in Minneapolis.
Key dates and guidelines are listed to make sure important paperwork is not delayed due to the break.
Since the UST bookstores can purchase only limited quantities of some titles and the quotas are filled daily, the bookstores encourage students to sell their books daily after finishing their classes.
President Julie Sullivan will hold a brown bag luncheon on Monday, Dec. 9, to discuss a new vision statement for St. Thomas. A task force has developed three alternatives for a vision statement, and she wants to hear your opinion.