Dr. Christopher Wells of Macalester gave the lecture at St. Thomas March 4.
University Relations again is accepting orders for the new and improved UST state fair bags. Submit orders by Monday, April 7, to take advantage of a volume discount.
In recent years there has been a marked decline in the respect afforded job candidates, writes Dr. Michael C. Porter, APR. While managers and HR people attempt to be insulated from having to give people bad news, their organizations suffer diminished reputation in the process.
This year’s consumer survey on St. Patrick’s Day, conducted by the National Retail Federation, shows 133 million Americans planned to celebrate. St. Paul bars, restaurants, and small businesses want to maximize the revenue they can create from the holiday, writes Rachel Barton.
Construction will begin March 31 on a facilities and engineering building, with motorists able to enter or leave the south campus at Cretin and Grand avenues only if they park in the Anderson Parking Facility. Other vehicles will access the south campus from Summit Avenue.
The center will research microgrid control systems and test alternative-energy components through a broad collaboration of companies, students and faculty.
The purpose of the Opus College of Business Award for Outstanding Service is to annually recognize and honor an OCB faculty person for his or her exceptional record of service achievements and contributions to the Opus College of Business. All full-time faculty members who have been members of OCB for at least three years are eligible for this award.
Graduate student Nick Goffard has gained extra appreciation for the leadership qualities of St. Thomas students during his involvement in the Student Leadership Selection process. He writes about the experience, and how it reminds him of his own pursuit of leadership positions as an undergraduate student, in The Scroll.
He was the father of Rachel Wobschall, executive director of Alumni and Constituent Relations.
Nomination forms are available starting Friday, March 14. Submit the names of commuter students who have overcome significant obstacles to achieve excellence at St. Thomas.
Election packets are available online for students who wish to run for an Undergraduate Student Government position. Completed packets must be turned in at a mandatory meeting for candidates on April 1.
University Advocates for Women and Equity also named the winners of the Good Sister Award, the Pauline Lambert Advocacy Award, and the Sapientia Award.
The four workshops, which will be held on the St. Paul campus, are designed to help employees of all ages clarify their retirement goals and identify the steps needed to achieve them. The first workshop is Wednesday, April 2.
Public Safety would like to advise the community of several theft from vehicle incidents reported over the past three weeks.
The winter of 2013-14 was the coldest in 35 years according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. But with temperatures after today predicted to be above freezing, it’s only a matter of time before scenes like these show up all over campus.
The University of St. Thomas Opus College of Business jumped 10 spots to its highest place ever in U.S. News & World Report’s rankings of 2015 best graduate schools of business, published March 11. Among the 453 AACSB-accredited full-time MBA programs included, St. Thomas placed exactly 100th. The school’s Evening MBA program ranked 110th.
We need to be attentive to the impact of globalization on our community, writes Professor Peter Young. The challenges and opportunities this presents must be a subject of attention for any modern business school.
Students, faculty and staff from the St. Catherine University and University of St. Thomas School of Social Work surprised legislators and visitors in the state Capitol rotunda with a flash mob to bring awareness to the need to raise the minimum wage.
She will talk about the history of the Sisters of Life, their work with women who are pregnant, the dignity of each person, and the pro-life movement.
The Opus College of Business has moved up in the Best Graduate School rankings published this week by U.S. News & World Report.
Carol Bruess checked off one of the items on her professional bucket list when she attended a workshop last month on the science of relationships. Today in The Scroll, she offers her observations on the work of legendary researcher John Gottman and two of his seven principles for making marriage work.