Front and Center at the University of St. Thomas: Nice piece by KARE 11 as part of their “Work It Wednesday” series, featuring Dr. Kenneth Goodpaster.
What do a hobo jumping off a train and a paratrooper have in common? They both hit the ground running! Sometime in the late 19th century, this phrase came to light in written form. One example is from a story entitled “King of all the Liars,” syndicated in several newspapers in 1895. The Evening News [...]
More than 50% of e-mail recipients delete messages within two seconds of opening them, according to a study by Salted Services, a company whose product tests and measures e-mail marketing campaigns. Two seconds? Wow. Details of the report are in BtoB Magazine. It goes to show that your message must be very carefully crafted—and brief—when [...]
Since April the media have been actively covering the aftermath of an accident on a drill rig operated by BP in the Gulf of Mexico. Generally reporters use the term “leak” to describe the flow of crude oil into the once pristine waters of the gulf. It occurred to me that this minimizes the situation [...]
As the competition for jobs continues to be fierce, every step of the way employers and hiring managers are finding new tools to test job candidates to find the best one for the job. Why do you want this job? What motivates you?What are your strengths and weaknesses? It’s fair to assume that you’ve been [...]
When I was a freshman at a highly-respected university in a northern clime, I would have paid any amount to convince my psych professor to come to my dorm and share with me, while I lounged in my pajamas, his insights into the intricacies of human behavior. The liquor store just off campus delivered, why [...]
The Summer Undergraduate Research Program is Growing Explosively
The University of St. Thomas Physics Department Observatory