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...
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.
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...
Predictions that were made in 2013 by the survey’s panel of experts proved to be quite accurate in 2015.
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.
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...
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.
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.
A successful Minneapolis tech startup has taken a youthful approach to company growth.
University researchers look at reasons why potential home sellers are sitting on the sidelines.
Associate professor Mary Maloney explores the benefits – and challenges – of working in cross-cultural teams.
Ethics and business law professor John Wendt shares how his research enhances his teaching, just as teaching enhances his research.
An Asian residency offers Executive MBA participants a glimpse into emergent markets
Chairman, president and CEO of U.S. Bancorp Richard Davis advocates for values-based leadership.
What will ten Midwest students take home from two weeks in the Valley?
We asked Professor Elm to share some of her thoughts on business and ethics, what makes a supportive and successful learning environment and what makes the Opus College of Business different from other business schools.
Team of two sophomores and a junior win the 2015 spring Lemonade Stand competition for their company Apawllo, an apparel company that raises awareness for rescue animals and makes donations to animal shelters.
Assistant professor Sheneeta White’s research adds a new way of looking at resource planning models for service providers.
These companies, started by alumni, Norris Institute portfolio companies, or both, make up almost ten percent of the semifinalists in this year's Minnesota Cup.
We asked Professor Anderson to share some of his thoughts on his career, what makes for an outstanding educational experience and what continues to drive him to excel as a teacher.