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Corporate Responsibility: Doing Good While Doing Well

Can a company be profitable and a good corporate citizen? General Mills is writing a chapter in this story, having recently been recognized by Forbes Magazine as the “Most Reputable Company in America” for its work in corporate citizenship, products and services, governance and leadership.
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Healthy Minnesota: Community-Driven Initiatives

What started as a health care policy class last spring for Health Care UST MBA students Laura Templin-Howk and Tina Morey, culminated September 28, 2012, in the Healthy Minnesota: Communities in Action Poster Session and Forum showcasing 40 examples of why Minnesota continues to lead the nation in healthcare innovation.
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Fowler Follow-up: Michael + Susan Wuollett – Protégé Biomedical

In 2010, husband-and-wife team Michael and Susan Wuollett, ’10 M.B.A. entered their idea for the Styptic Fibrin Bandage (a product that rapidly stops bleeding in minor cuts and other wounds), into the Fowler Business Concept Challenge. They took first place and received so much encouragement from the judges that they decided to pursue the business idea.
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Alumna Profile: A Multi-Faceted View of Ann Bray ’10 M.B.A.

How do you build a satisfying, robust career in a rapidly changing world? Ann Bray would tell you to never stop learning. Bray’s M.B.A. adds a business perspective to a career already shaped by education and experience in health care and law.
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Fowler Follow-up: Midwest Tomato Fest

Kamal Mohamed wowed judges at the 2011 Fowler Business Concept Challenge with his highly creative business concept, Midwest Tomato Fest “A tomato fight to fight hunger.”
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What it’s like to be an MBA student: Case Studies

When you’re an MBA student, you soon realize that you now have a new best friend: case studies. Margaret Andrews, Associate Dean of Management Programs at Harvard University, explains how case study discussions are a lot like setting strategy.
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Ethics Month

The Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) designates September as Ethics Month for its members. This month represents a time to highlight for the greater business community the standards of professional practice those of us in PRSA commit to maintain as members.
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The Evening Student Experience: Creativity Class

Class started last week and Lindsey Buhrmann, a student in the Evening UST MBA program, is taking a full load. The Creative Process is one she strongly recommends because innovation is such an important aspect of staying competitive.
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Healthy Minnesota: Communities in Action

The U.S. health care system is undergoing exciting, radical change. The significance of prevention and the role of community in creating a healthier culture is vital to empowering individuals to actively manage their own health and well-being.
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Career Fair Prep 101

MBA students should be putting an equal amount of time into their career search as they are into their academic studies.Career fairs are great opportunities to get in front of recruiters from some of the top companies around the country
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How to Dress Professionally: Boiled Down to 1 Sentence

If you walk into that 8 a.m. meeting or class with a wrinkled polo shirt half way tucked in and trousers that are a little too tight, why should your boss trust you with that important time sensitive project? Howard Leifman, a HR Consultant, and Heather Tran from Theory give business professionals basic tips on how to "dress for success".
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Profiling the Full-time UST MBA Class of 2014

While most MBA programs have orientation sessions of various lengths, we at the University of St. Thomas host Launch Week. Launch is a time to get acclimated to the expectations of MBA life as well as get to know the group of people with whom the Class of 2014 will spend the next 21-months.
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A Critical Reasoning of GMAT IR News

Poets and Quants, a favorite B-School-related blog, recently broke down the news that some schools aren’t strongly considering the new Integrated Reasoning section of the GMAT…yet.