The videos showing former Rutgers head men’s basketball coach Mike Rice physically and emotionally abusing his players were outrageous and disgusting, in large part because they run so counter to the messages we hope our student-athletes learn from intercollegiate athletics.
Public events are planned April 25 at the University Club and April 26 at St. Thomas.
The 25th Annual Multicultural Forum on Workplace Diversity kicks off today with a full day of informative sessions and discussions on the theme, Our Time to Lead. This reflects the legacy and evolution of diversity and inclusion over the last 25 years
Parody profiles are one of the hottest trends in social media – and they are taking hold at St. Thomas.
Donations of new disposable diapers and diaper wipes will be given to families in crisis who are served by Project Baby Bottoms, a local project dedicated to providing these materials to people in need.
Christopher Kachian and Thomas Schönberg will perform in the first concert ever held in the library’s Great Hall.
Finding available employment opportunities has become much easier than that of the days where scouring the Classifieds was the only option. As there are several websites to choose from, some more reliable than others, it may be best to devise a process to your search.
Residence Life is accepting applications for the two positions for the 2013-14 academic year. Apply online.
Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg is taking a lot of heat from the recent comments she made on 60 Minutes about the role of husbands vs. wives in a two-career household. For one, she thinks that women should be doing more at work and making their husbands do more of the childcare and housework at home. And with that, women should also take more responsibility for their career success.
The Higher Learning Commission will visit Nov. 11-13, 2013, and will meet with groups and individuals from across the campus.
Elizabeth Schiltz has always gravitated to kids who seem to have special needs, having helped organize a volunteer tutor program at an inner-city elementary school as an undergraduate at Yale University. The kids reminded her of her older brother.
The Tommie volleyball team was invited to breakfast with Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton in honor of its recent NCAA Divsion III championship. According to Dayton, “Purple is my favorite color.”
As spring creeps slowly into Minnesota, the graduating class of 2013 is looking ahead to limitless opportunities and the list of leading organizations that turn to St. Thomas as a resource for top talent continues to grow. Minneapolis and St. Paul house 12 Fortune 500 companies and Minnesota is home to almost 20. As these leading organizations seek out top talent, the University of St. Thomas continues to be a great source for recruiting.
The concert will be performed in the Twin Cities and Rochester and will feature music that reaches across Indian, Persian and Sephardic-Jewish musical traditions.
Run for a position on the USG; candidate packets must be submitted at a meeting on April 4.
It has long been known that experience is the most powerful teacher. Leaders learn and grow when they immerse themselves in challenging situations. Yet, such situations involve considerable risk as well. New strategies must be invented. New paths charted. And leaders must overcome many obstacles – some external and some internal.
This year the conference honors Howard Ross, Elsa Batica and the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.
A St. Thomas alumnus, he was a physician and an aviator in North Dakota.
He was the father of Chad Brinsfield, Opus College of Business.
The institute provides great learning opportunities for students and helps small business clients improve their performance and profitability.
Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock for the last month, you know that a new pope was selected. As a business school at a Catholic University, we wondered how Pope Francis’ challenges as head of the Catholic Church relate to the challenges of any new CEO.
Carol Bruess is seeing a little more foot traffic around her home these spring days, and the visitors are stopping to “oooooo and “ahhhhh” at her Little Free Library. You should check it out, too, she suggests today in The Scroll.
The event will take place over convo hour, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Thursday, April 11, in Campus Way, second level, Anderson Student Center.
The program on April 10 features Dr. Shelley Neilsen Gatti and Dr. Tim Balke, who will speak on “Early Warning Signs of Mental Illness,” and a Fidgety Fairy Fairy Tales musical designed to help raise awareness of mental health issues of children.