Mary MacCarthy

Turning a Hug Into a Business

Mary MacCarthy '96 M.B.A. is the owner of Glorious Hugs, LLC, a social entrepreneurial venture with a goal you'll want to hug: alleviating loneliness in senior citizens through care packages filled with handmade art and other goodies that spark joy.
Samuel Olukiran

No Life in Isolation

A gunshot wound left St. Thomas graduate student Sam Olukiran alone and helpless on a street in Ibadan, Nigeria. This is how he survived, found Minnesota and now tries to make every moment - and every person - matter.
Rachel Weber, Erin Kern, and Hannah Tilstra posing above the city of Cusco. (Photos by Erin Kern)

Serving Through Song

The Festival Choir shared music, culture and service on a memorable trip to Peru.
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ThreeSixty Journalism Graduates Bring Home Minnesota Newspaper Association Awards

Six graduates of ThreeSixty Journalism – including four who now attend the University of St. Thomas – and one current high school student received 2014-15 College Better Newspaper Contest Awards for their work with ThreeSixty during the Minnesota Newspaper's Better Newspaper Contest Awards Banquet on Thursday, Jan. 28, in Bloomington.
Unique Pontoons

You’re Gonna Need a Better Boat

Jeremy Little wanted to be an entrepreneur long before he knew what the word meant. In third grade, when his teacher passed out index cards and told the students to write down what they wanted to be when they g...
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Professional Notes for Feb. 2, 2016

This week's notes feature faculty members Mark DelCogliano, Shersten Johnson, Anne Klejment, Mark Neuzil, Aaron Sackett, Deborah Savage, Mark Stansbury-O'Donnell, Sister Katarina Schuth, Robert Werner and Kari Zimmerman; and staff members Pam Guarnera and Jeri Rockett.
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Three Faculty Earn Promotions

The Office of Academic Affairs is pleased to announce affirmative decisions on promotion following the conclusion of the Tenure and Promotion Committee meetings in December 2015.
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Let’s Get Creative: Talking Business with John Cleese

John Cleese may be best known for his work as Basil Fawlty in “Fawlty Towers,” for his many personas in “Monty Python,” or for his role in the movie “A Fish Called Wanda,” but he has a strong business pedigree ...
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A Priceless Decision

When his boss was arrested, Mike Wietecki '06 J.D. and the rest of the management team let investors redeem their assets, which was costly, but the ethical thing to do.
The School of Law is shown at dusk on the Minneapolis campus October 5, 2015.

‘Making a Murderer’ Comes to St. Thomas Law

The attorney for Brendan Dassey—one of the subjects of the popular Netflix documentary, “Making a Murderer”—will speak Monday, Feb. 22, at the University of St. Thomas School of Law in downtown Minneapolis.
Mark Spriggs

Outside Consultant Features Mark Spriggs

On Monday, January 18, Mark Spriggs, professor of entrepreneurship at the University of St. Thomas Opus College of Business, was featured in the Star Tribune’s “Outside Consultant” column. Read Spriggs' advice ...