Campus Ministry invites the community to take part in a vigil at 11:45 a.m. Thursday, April 18, on Campus Way, outside the Campus Ministry office (Anderson Student Center Room 207).
Jeremy Olson ’95, along with fellow Star Tribune reporters Brad Schrade and Glenn Howatt, won journalism’s top prize for their work on a series about an increase in infant deaths at in-home daycare centers.
Susan Alexander believes she gets her best ideas – as well a jump-start on her daily tasks – when she walks to work, and she also picks up empty cans and bottles along the way. “My synapses are firing!” she declares. You can read how she pulls all of this off in The Scroll.
This year’s celebration of live poetry takes place at noon Tuesday, April 23, on the front steps of O’Shaughnessy-Frey Library.
Applying to business school can be a time consuming process. Many prospective students wonder about the “black box” of the admissions evaluation process, which often not only includes taking the GMAT, writing essays, and completing various application requirements, but an interview with admissions team members as well.
The program was recorded at St. Thomas last week.
“Is corporate blogging dead?” I hope we all know the answer to that question. And yeah, I was having a little fun with the title. But, the fact remains that 28 percent of Fortune 500 companies have a public blog. Not a bad number. Especially considering we’re talking about the biggest of the big. What about the thousands of other blogs from midsized and small businesses out there? No doubt, those numbers are fairly large.
He teaches in the Department of Ethics and Business Law in the university’s Opus College of Business. He has taught at St. Thomas since 1983.
Dr. Julie Sullivan, president-elect, is asking faculty, staff and students to complete a short survey that will assist her with strategic planning efforts. A link to the survey will be sent to St. Thomas email addresses on Tuesday, April 16.
This project will conclude a six-week infrastructure project.
Rick Kupchella, founder of BringMeTheNews, will discuss the company’s first three years, and his transition from Emmy Award-winning TV news anchor to entrepreneur at next week’s Master’s Pub.
What keeps Alan Bignall ’85 M.B.A. going and going and going? In a word: passion. Bignall ispresident and CEO of ReconRobotics Inc., a company that creates tactical micro-robot systems used by the military, law enforcement and rescue teams. Currently, their robots can explore an environment that might be dangerous for humans to enter and provide auditory and visual feedback, even in complete darkness.
Students, faculty and staff are encouraged to participate Wednesday, April 17, in an on-campus effort to write thank you notes to Gov. Mark Dayton and state legislators about the Minnesota State Grant Program.
Prepare an action plan for safety in severe thunderstorms or tornadoes to help prevent injury or loss of life.
The interactive forum continues a series on civility in public discourse that began in 2010.
A used book sale, a scavenger hunt, a live musical performance in the O’Shaughnessy-Frey Library’s Great Hall (the first in the library’s history) and more will be held in celebration of this year’s Library Week.
All are welcome to this annual tradition; a reception will follow.
Her talk concludes a five-part series dealing with the challenges of Catholic higher education.
World-renowned poet, activist and educator Nikki Giovanni will visit the University of St. Thomas this Friday as part of “A Night of Expression!” to celebrate Black History Month. Giovanni took the time to answer a few questions before her visit.
She was the mother of Father Jean-Pierre Bongila, College of Education, Leadership and Counseling.
The students selected 26 modern-art pieces from a “teaching collection” of 249 works Dolly Fiterman donated last year to the university.
As of December of 2012, Minnesota’s unemployment rate was at 5.2 percent, more than 2 percent lower than the national average, and that of most countries. Minnesota’s unemployment rate is nearly half of what it was in 2009. This is a positive sign the economy is on the mend, but companies are still treading with caution.