St. Thomas will offer a voluntary retirement incentive for regular full-time and regular part-time faculty and staff members who meet certain criteria and choose to retire on May 31, 2014.
In July of this year a piece of Cameroon, Africa, came to the University of St. Thomas in the form of a delegation from the University Institute of the Diocese of Buea.
More than 50 companies attended the Graduate Business Career Services Corporate Partner Reception this week. There, three areas awards were presented: Corporate Champion of the Year, Strategic Corporate Partner and Strategic Corporate Partner of the Year.
The November CultureLink Tea will be held at 3:15 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 12, in Scooter’s. Four students – two exchange students from Japan and two study abroad students from St. Thomas – will be the guest speakers. They will talk about Japan and their experiences studying abroad.
Have you seen the annual list of the “Most Creative People in Business” or learned something interesting from a “30 Second MBA” video? Those are two notable features from Fast Company, introduced under the direction of its editor, Robert Safian. Please join us as we welcome Safian to the Opus College of Business as our 2013 Opus Distinguished Speaker, Thursday, November 14.
The Nov. 15 program is part of the Hot Topics: Cool Talk debate series hosted by the Murphy Institute for Catholic Thought, Law and Public Policy.
The Associated Colleges of the Twin Cities will conduct a study to explore ways to share more administrative services and save money. The five institutions, including St. Thomas, already collaborate on many projects, including cross-registration for classes and purchasing goods and services.
Carol Bruess is on a sabbatical this academic year, and the change of schedule has thrown her for such a loop that she has documented 10 things that she “hates” about her sabbatical. You can read about them in The Scroll.
He was the father of Dr. Robert Kennedy, Catholic Studies Department.
Founded in 1914 at Washington and Lee University in Lexington, Va., the honor society recognizes and encourages superior scholarship, leadership and exemplary character.
For Quinten McGruder ’04, ’07 M.A., ’11 M.B.A., the goal of the UST MBA program is to prepare students to make business decisions, familiarize them with the vocabulary of the field and help them feel more comfortable in any kind of business environment – a goal that for him, the program has met. “You’re not going to leave knowing everything, but I think at least what it’s going to do is help you to either find someone who will know the answer or know which questions to ask in any given situation.”
During the civil war in El Salvador, Romero was a light for the poor and disenfranchised, “A Voice for the Voiceless.” He was killed by an assassin’s bullet while celebrating Mass in the small hospital chapel where he lived.
The HLC Accreditation team will have more than 50 different meetings with faculty, staff, students, administrators and community members.
Access to clean water may not be a problem in the United States. but in Abdi Husen’s homeland of Ethiopia more than 56 million people lack access to safe drinking water. Husen decided to address this disparity … one bottle at a time.
Here’s one dip that is actually good news: the number of foreclosures and short sales is down considerably from last year. Also, this month’s analysis takes a look at what’s happening to the price-to-income ratio.
How the Opus College of Business’ seed fund drives technology development and entrepreneurship in Minnesota.
The Fowler Business Concept Challenge provides scholarships to students with great business plans for their startups. While the Fowler Business Concept Challenge is named in honor of its first benefactor, Fowler is not the only successful entrepreneur to give to the challenge. Each year, graduate and undergraduate students’ business plans are presented to a panel of judges who are established business professionals.
October is National Bullying Prevention Month. While there has been some progress, Lisa Waldner reminds us that there is still a lot of work to do to change the culture of bullying – especially in Minnesota.