Exercise science majors Rachel Britton and Marysa Meyer teamed up to see if abdominal strength plays a role in figure skaters’ ability to complete jump rotations.
The program, which featured Kathy Wurzer, Matthew Sanford, and Dr. Bruce Kramer, can be heard on MPR this Friday; it will be broadcast on TPT on Sunday, Jan. 12, 2014.
This week’s notes feature Don Briel, Corrine Carvahlo, Massimo Faggioli, Ken Goodpaster, Lyman Johnson, Shersten Johnson, Daryl Koehn, Dean Maines, Michael Naughton, Shirley Polejewski, Thomas Dillon Redshaw, Angela Senander and Robert Shoemake.
If you had been passing by the biomechanics lab on the second floor of the Anderson Athletic and Recreation Complex on a recent cold April morning and glanced in the window, you might have stopped for a longer look.
OSLCE is asking students, staff, faculty and friends for items including unwrapped toys, warm women’s and children’s clothing, glass food containers for leftovers and lunch holders, as well as wool and everyday socks. Donations will benefit Sarah’s . . . an Oasis for Women and People Serving People.
Two hundred tickets are available to undergraduate students for this year’s UST Christmas concert, “All Is Well,” presented by the university’s Music Department this Sunday, Dec. 8.
The Phillips Scholars Program supports potential leaders with outstanding academic credentials who intend to dedicate a portion of their lives to community service.
Counting down the days to Christmas? Tell us what you love most about the season using #ustchristmas on Twitter and Instagram and you could win a UST sweatshirt from the Office of Admissions. Contest runs until Friday, Dec. 13.
Earlier this fall Direct Marketing News named Mason Thelen ’04 to its list of the country’s 40 most influential marketers under age 40. It’s pretty impressive, considering he switched out of his marketing major at St. Thomas. He credits that change as part of the reason he was able to start eight successful businesses before he turned 30.
Susan Alexander has never been more convinced than this semester that food matters in the day-to-day life of a college campus, whether it’s a lack of chocolate chip cookies or Mountain Dew or the kind of coffee that we brew. She offers her thoughts today in The Scroll.
Researchers from the Shenehon Center for Real Estate examine why the Twin Cities continues to have so few homes on the market.
Christian theologians have baptized Platonic intellectual intuition by applying it to the biblical texts that describe an encounter with God as a kind of seeing. Thomas Aquinas summed up this tradition when he wrote: “the highest and perfect happiness of intellectual nature consists in the vision of God.”
The suspect claimed to be a police officer. Here are tips on how to identify a real police officer.
Your first position, and most definitely the first few years after graduating from college will define where your career goes, writes guest blogger Tony Sorensen, CEO of Versique Executive Search and Consulting, and McKinley Consulting. Your career is similar to that of a major league baseball player. It’s not the company you work for that will shape your career…it’s YOU.
The internet offers many suggestions for how to prepare for an interview. Suggestions like practicing responses to typical questions and researching the company are certainly valuable. Here are a couple more recommendations that you don’t hear very often to help you stand out from the rest.
Jane Kramer, along with teammates Nana Yaa Dodi and Marine Melin, won the graduate competition for her concept Lou Lou Ingredients. The idea was born in Kramer’s kitchen, preparing gluten- and dairy-free snacks for her kids and their friends dealing with food allergies. She noticed grocery stores made similar products, but didn’t offer full meals. She plans to change that.
The tradition dates back to 1948 when the Christophori Club, a Catholic organization on campus at the time, and the Tommie Tennants, a campus residents’ club, saw to the construction of a crèche.
One of Dave Nimmer’s favorite Thanksgiving memories involves a holiday meal and friendship with The Bear, a newspaper buddy who had his share of health problems in his later years. Nimmer writes today in The Scroll how he came away from their time together with a greater understanding of how to be thankful for what you have in life.
2013 Opus Distinguished Speaker Robert Safian said that MBA programs should prepare students for the real world, and that the outcome of education should be learning how to learn. Sounds simple, writes Diana Cohen in this event recap, but this requires a robust curriculum and engaged faculty and students. It was a timely message to students, staff and faculty.
Speakers are Dr. David Andow from the University of Minnesota and Dr. Christopher Thompson from the St. Paul Seminary School of Divinity.