Associate Vice Provost for Global and Local Engagement Dr. Camille George has appointed Dr. Kimberly Vrudny as the director of civic engagement and Dr. Elise Amel as the director of sustainability initiatives within the newly formed Center for Global and Local Engagement.
Opus College of Business marketing professor Lisa Abendroth studies the power of word-of-mouth marketing.
However, St. Thomas' Shenehon Center finds that a scarcity of lower-priced homes for sale in the Twin Cities is putting upward pressure on asking prices.
A growing operation is bringing new life to an empty warehouse for an urban farmer in St. Paul. In 2010, Dave Roeser, an entrepreneur with a knack for starting companies, sold three of his four businesses, hold...
You've pitched your company or business idea to investors, but didn't land the funding you were hoping for. You’re not alone. Some studies show less than one percent of venture capital and angel pitches resul...
Assistant professor Kari Fletcher reflects on her efforts to develop a military social work curriculum that fits the needs of the School of Social Work.
A deepened collaboration with the Schulze School of Entrepreneurship is one of the major initiatives of a $168,000 grant to the School of Engineering from the Kern Family Foundation.
Associate professor Marie Lopez del Puerto reflects on her role as a physics professor in the lives of her students.
The Cleantech Open, which runs the world’s largest cleantech startup business accelerator, established a strategic partnership with the University of St. Thomas Schulze School of Entrepreneurship, which will function as the host for the regional operations after six years of leadership from the organization’s cofounder Justin Kaster.
Opus College of Business Dean Stefanie Lenway traveled to India to explore opportunities for St. Thomas students to study abroad and work in local social enterprises during a J. Term course.
A business idea started in a University of St. Thomas dorm aims to save lives on the water. Michael Fox ’12, and his business partner Pat Hughes, have created a new safety vest that’s less cumbersome than t...
Morgan Fuller, a UST dual degree (Law and Catholic Studies) student and a scholar at The Terrence J. Murphy Institute for Catholic Thought, Law and Public Policy, was selected by the Paul Ramsey Institute (PRI) in California for a bioethics fellowship.
The North Carolina Supreme Court has upheld the state's school choice program under which low-income students can receive a state-funded scholarship (up to $4,200) that they may use to pay tuition at a private school, nonreligious or religious.
Predictions that were made in 2013 by the survey’s panel of experts proved to be quite accurate in 2015.
Spanish professor Dan Tight investigates the challenges English speakers face when learning a new language.
There is a myth that successful companies begin with grandiose ambitions. The implication is that entrepreneurs should start with megalomaniac goals in order to succeed. To the contrary, 2015 Opus Distinguished speaker Guy Kawasaki’s observation is that great companies began by wondering about simple things, and this leads to asking simple questions that beget companies.
Faculty and staff can help create a library that represents the university community by recommending books.
A company with St. Thomas roots is now helping the university simplify what used to be a technology challenge. In the last issue of B. Magazine, we highlighted Ilos videos, a tech startup created by Nick Stokma...
Associate professor Renee Buhr’s research digs deeply into assumptions about Eastern European countries.
St. Thomas Real Estate Analysis: Strong May and June Helps Return Twin Cities Market to Pre-Crash Levels
University researchers found half a dozen categories with price levels and related measures not seen here since 2005-2007.
The event has been planned by Rabbi Alan Shavit-Lonstein, a rabbi in residence with the Jay Phillips Center for Interfaith Learning at St. John’s and St. Thomas.
St. Thomas professor Xiaowen Guan shares how her study abroad experience became a passion for improving intercultural communications.
Muer Yang, Ph.D., a professor in the Opus College of Business Department of Operations and Supply Chain Management, was awarded the 2015 Susan E. Heckler Research Excellence Award. We asked Professor Yang to share some of his thoughts on how improving service operations can directly impact public policies and health care operations, what he’s working on now and how to spark curiosity in the classroom.
St. Thomas professor Kurt Illig shares why he became interested in neuroscience—and how he shares that passion with students.
A successful Minneapolis tech startup has taken a youthful approach to company growth.