Block is the last of four speakers in this season’s Minnesota Public Radio News Broadcast Journalist Series.
Impact investing, making investments with the intention of generating both measurable social/environmental impact along with a financial return, is growing worldwide. The Symposium on Social Entrepreneurship, Friday, May 2, is the only Minnesota one-day event bringing key national and statewide impact investing leaders together
It will surprise almost no one to learn that the U.S. health care system faces a number of challenges, writes Peter Young, Ph.D. The two most vivid facts being that we spend one and a half times more on health care than any other country, while being far from the top in terms of broad performance measures.
Mackenthun’s Meats & Deli in St. Bonifacius, population 2300, is a growing small business, with a relatively small local customer base to pull from, with help from the University of St. Thomas Small Business Development Center.
James Callahan and David Jenkins will be performing on the university’s Gabriel Kney pipe organ.
The afternoon and evening programs are part of the university’s “Higher Calling Series” and will be held on St. Thomas’ Minneapolis campus.
Dave Nimmer believes great teaching for undergraduates needs to be at or near the top of priorities for St. Thomas as it sets goals and defines standards. In The Scroll today, he writes about a sophomore’s experience in a January Term course taught by psychology professor John Buri.
Dawes will draw upon his experiences interviewing war criminals to talk about the nature of evil.
Dr. Meg Wilkes Karraker and Dr. Sameer Kumar have been named recipients of this annual award for 2013. Award winners are tenured members of the St. Thomas faculty who have demonstrated a sustained commitment to not only their respective disciplines but also to the university.
Cecilia Gentle and Sarah Millholland were awarded scholarships, and Erik Sathe was granted an honorable mention by the prestigious and competitive program.
Pete Feigal “sees his hardships as teachers and meditations in his life ‘wanted or not!’”
This week’s notes feature faculty and staff Lisa Montpetit Brabbit, Bernard Brady, Massimo Faggioli, Tanya Gladney, Marites Guino-o, J. Thomas Ippoliti, William Kinney, Mike Klein, Anne Klejment, John Martens, Terence Nichols, William Ojala, Lisa Prevette, James Rogers, Gerald Schlabach, Mark Stansbury-O’Donnell, Lisa Waldner and Robert Werner; alumna Jynette Larshus; and students from the Chemistry Department.
The marathon will be held in the library’s “leather room” and is free and open to the public.
Saberi, an American freelance journalist, has written about her imprisonment and experiences in Iran.
With tax day little over one week away, we reached out to some of the students in the Master of Science Degree in Accountancy to talk about their recent internship experiences during the busiest time of the year for accountants.
Lenway will return to the Twin Cities where she previously served 21 years at the University of Minnesota’s Carlson School of Management.