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Jargon Genesis: Champing at the Bit

Dr. Michael Porter recently informed us that “chomping at the bit” is, in fact, incorrect when referring to being impatient or anxious. Admittedly, this was news to me! So, armed with my newfound...
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Reporting from Taipei

I'm writing this from my hotel in downtown Taipei, just a few kilometers from the tallest building in Asia, Taipei 101. In my two stops so far on the World MBA Tour, I have met a number of very interesting...
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Holloran Center to host forum on Petters case

In a public discussion format designed for substantial audience interaction, the University of St. Thomas will host an upcoming forum on “Unweaving a Tangled Web: Inside the Petters Ponzi Scheme.” Hosted...
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Infusing Environmental Sustainability Into Our Courses
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Jargon Genesis: Résumé

In a recent Jargon Genesis about vis-à-vis, I discussed the multitude of French words that have infiltrated our daily conversations. Today, let’s add résumé to that list. It is important that I include...
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Ready, Set, Read!

The UST First Book group ventured off-campus this week for their second reading at Nellie Stone Johnson on the North side of Minneapolis.  I was part of a ten person volunteer team that committed an hour of...
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Redefining Our Educational Journey

This post is written by Evening UST MBA student Larissa Rodriguez, a full-time marketing and communications executive. A funny thing happened recently. With only one core (Capstone) and one elective class...
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TC3 Football Tourney Benefits Make-a-Wish

Nine teams gathered from organizations throughout the Twin Cities and went head to head (literally, at times) in TC3 Sports’ charity flag football tournament last weekend. This event was made possible by the...
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Opus College of Business Blood Drive, October 25-26

Have you ever considered how interesting the supply chain management must be for blood donation organizations like the American Red Cross? Well, here’s a brief overview of the process. Perhaps some of you...
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The "world win" and other language abominations

So, I have an axe to grind and am not going to “aks” whether you care. Even in academia, people prove daily how little of the English language they have actually learned through reading.  Daily reminders...
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Applying talents in the non-profit sector

Over 25 years (minus a one year “blip”). That’s how long UST MBC (Master of Business Communication) student Jane Austin has been applying her talents to a career in the non-profit sector. Perhaps her...