Bill Gates spoke at the building dedication of Schulze Hall on Oct. 20, 2005.
Target tumbles, #BlackLivesMatter and the Pope talks climate change in recent headlines.
13 days of business visits, learning and networking with numerous entrepreneurs and businesspeople, independently practicing the design thinking process, presenting to a venture capital firm and immersing ourselves in Silicon Valley’s culture.
This week's notes feature faculty Mary Ann Brenden, Mark DelCogliano, Massimo Faggioli, Sarah Ferguson, Amy Finnegan, Eric Fort, Mike Klein, Robert Koerpel, Jack Nelson-Pallmeyer, Shirley Polejewski, Jim Rogers, Gerald Schlabach, Sister Katarina Schuth, AnnMarie Thomas, Jessica Toft, Father (professor emeritus) David Whitten Smith, Carey Winkler and Kari Zimmerman; and students Tim Stammeyer and Jade Schleif.
Recently, we sat down with Jacque Anderson, new Assistant Dean for Executive Education to find out about what’s next for the Executive Education program at St. Thomas.
Students presented their final projects to Mainsail Partners before heading to IDEO, a cutting-edge design and innovation consulting firm, to learn more about design thinking.
Students spent Wednesday readying their presentations for investors at Mainsail Partners, building on everything they’ve learned during their time in the Silicon Valley Immersion class.
UST entrepreneurship students spent Tuesday honing in on their class projects in Silicon Valley. For one team of students, the San Francisco location proved to be just right for their research.
Students on the Silicon Valley Immersion trip spent Monday afternoon with at Shyp, a startup that’s seen great success early.
UST entrepreneurship students in Silicon Valle spent time “unpacking” what they learned in their first four days in California, and applying it to their class projects.
The first two days of our journey through Silicon Valley gave us a fresh outlook on the contemporary methods of business functionality and prepared us well for day three of our excursion.
Day two of our adventure in Silicon Valley began with great anticipation. We hit the road for a two-hour journey to Plantronics, a Santa Cruz-based headset company known for superior sound, style and comfort.
After hearing about various valuation methods Mainsail uses the students studying in Silicon Valley had some intense Q&A touching on everything from ideal sustainable advantages to supreme bootstrapping techniques.
Rico Ferrarese, senior strategic risk manager of The LEGO Group, discusses how conscious choices help manage business uncertainty.
At St. Thomas, community impacts so many facets of our joint work together, including how we interact with one another and help everyone bring out their best effort.
Revamped classrooms are a direct response to the way workplaces, and the world, are changing, becoming collaborative and networked environments that often rely on a team approach to solving problems.
Earlier this month 10 teams competed in the inaugural Hult Prize at St. Thomas competition, for the chance to automatically advance to the Regional Finals in one of six cities around the world.
St. Thomas Real Estate Analysis: Sale Prices for Nonforeclosed Homes in the Twin Cities Have Been Unexpectedly Flat Since April
And while there are fewer foreclosed homes on the market lately, their median sale price has been going up.
The Julie Hays Teaching Award recognizes faculty committed to teaching and learning. Call for Nominations now open.
St. Paul Mayor Names Dec. 15, 2014, ‘Opus College of Business at the University of St. Thomas – BUSN200 Program Day’
BUSN200 is a tuition-free, noncredit service-learning course that is required of all business majors and minors.
Holiday shopping, Ferguson protests and snow trolls in this week’s headlines.
Susan and Michael Wuollett, both '11 M.B.A.s, created a blood-clotting powder for animals that is patent-pending.
The Fowler business plan competition encourages students to develop and submit a business concept that has the potential to become a viable, high-growth business. This year 36 teams competed for $58,500 in Scholarships
Over the years, St. Thomas students have raised more than $500,000 during Up 'til Dawn to benefit St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in Memphis.
Joey Nesbitt '12 and Jeff Sevaldson '11 started their own company, DrumLite, while they were at St. Thomas. A couple of years and a Super Bowl later, their company is still growing.