As someone who studied microelectromechanical systems and diode lasers in graduate school, took a company public with godfather of telecom startups Milton Chang and now works full-time while running his own company creating solar cells under contract with NASA, Mike Nesnidal is not your typical business school candidate.
Many people will be observing the launch of the Affordable Care Act. On campus, we're planning several events that are in one way or another related to Obamacare and health in business.
In looking for a post-MBA career, students cited professional advancement, opportunity to learn and be challenged as well as sharing the same values rated much higher than a competitive salary. How do you find a company that shares your values?
A big part of doing great work is making meaningful connections, says guest blogger Glenn Karwoski. Connecting with your clients, whether internal or external, to make certain you're asking the right questions and solving the right problem/challenge.
Evening UST MBA alumna Margaret Murphy, president of OLSON and its subsidiary 1to1, understands the importance of these three C’s of her business. We've taken some excerpts from her interview with B. Magazine in Fall 2011 to share here.
How do you demonstrate the value of your graduate degree? Here are three suggestions from LaBarre Spence, assistant director of Graduate Business Career Services
John McCall ’78 M.B.A. has an undergraduate degree in chemical engineering and went to work for 3M and later for Ecolab, as a chemical engineer, before coming to St. Thomas to pursue an M.B.A. He returned to St. Thomas in 2009 in his current role as associate dean and CFO, of the Opus College of Business. We sat down with McCall to learn more about why he decided to earn an M.B.A. and what the degree has done for him.
The University of St. Thomas was named by The Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) as one of the three launch schools that will embed strategic communications in its MBA course curriculum
The Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) designates September as ethics month and Mike Porter, APR, Director of the Master of Business Communication Program here at the University of St. Thomas has written a post for the Minnesota PRSA blog on the topic.
The classrooms in Schulze Hall at the Opus College of Business, where Full-time UST MBA students spend countless hours each week learning, collaborating, analyzing, and problem solving, are outfitted with hig...
In recent years, among technology startups it became quite well known that the top person many times had an engineering or technology background. In fact, Fox Business reported on a recent survey by Silicon Va...
The NBMBAA/Chrysler Case Competition is one of the world’s most exciting business case challenges. Each year, a new case is written and judged by Chrysler executives and staff, and $50,000 in prize money for the top three teams is on the line. This year the UST MBA team was one of just six teams to advance from the field of 30.
The skills you gain in an internship can be be what sets you apart from the rest in applying for a post-MBA job. In order to capitalize on that though there is a lot to do during the school year.
Why is privacy that important to many of us even though we put more and more information about ourselves out there for others to see? St. Thomas faculty have been researching Online privacy expectations.
With eight years of UST classes under her belt, Susie Eckstein '03 B.A., '09 M.B.A. feels this is a good time to reflect on what she would do differently if she could hop in a time machine. If you are starting a graduate program this fall or thinking about it in the near future, take some of her lessons and have an ever better graduate degree experience than she did.
Hailing from Grand Forks, North Dakota, Sarah Smith '12 B.A., '13 M.S.A., had wanted to get out of the Midwest for several years. So, completing the Master of Science degree in Accountancy program at the Opus College of Business this summer and taking a job in Seattle, Smith is finally achieving her dream.
If you want to enjoy your career, and all the steps along the way, it’s important to have similar values as the company you work for, writes Tony Sorenson, CEO of Versique Executive Search and Consulting.
The goal of OCB Alumni Month was to provide a broad selection of event offerings to appeal to our large and diverse alumni network.
Is your body language helping - or hurting - your career? Our presence is conveyed in how we carry ourselves in daily life. Our interactions are what forms the lasting memory of our brand.
I’m proud to hold a couple of degrees from UST and own a fair number of items emblazoned with its name and logos. However, the limit of my brand loyalty falls short of a purple shield tattoo.
Omar Ansari, founder of Surly Brewing Co., teamed up with Opus College Prof. Alec Johnson Aug. 14 for an “Intersections” that double-fisted business practice with its theory. Evening UST MBA student and
I had no idea there was a group with the mission of building and maintaining a connection to the 17,000 graduate business alumni.
Even people with excellent planning skills don’t always prepare for meetings and are surprised by the results. Columnist Howard Pines says that how you handle meetings may have a big effect on your career.
The National Diversity MBA Summit brought together prospective students from historically underrepresented groups in MBA programs with recruiters from nationally recognized business schools who understand and value the richness of a diverse student body in MBA programs.
The UST Graduate Business Alumni Board serves to foster a lifelong connection between the Opus College of Business and its graduate alumni by promoting and supporting networking, career enhancement, leadership and learning opportunities that are consistent with the Opus College of Business mission statement.