President Julie Sullivan urged St. Thomas faculty and staff on Tuesday to join her on an “imaginary exercise” during her second academic convocation address and boldly envision what the university will look like five to 10 years from now.
This week's notes feature faculty Corinne Carvalho, Massimo Faggioli, Anne Klejment, Mark McInroy, Manjeet Rege, Angela Senander, Gary Voegele and Christian Washburn; and School of Social Work students Shanea Turner Smith and Elisabeth Wells, and a host of award-winning students from the 2014 Chemistry and Biochemistry Banquet.
An Adjunct Faculty Task Force has been appointed to begin work on concerns identified by adjunct faculty members, and a permanent Adjunct Faculty Council will be established during the fall semester.
A New York Times editorial, an Opus College of Business dean profile and a discussion on “why we hate to wait” in this week’s headlines.
Shortly before beginning her new job on Aug. 1, Dean Lenway spoke with Twin Cities Business about how she intends to lead the St. Thomas business college and connect with the Twin Cities business community. Former Dean Christopher Puto, in a separate interview, talked with TCB about the condition of the Opus College, including the philosophy behind revamping the MBA program.
The Opus College of Business’ new dean on her career to date and returning to the Twin Cities.
Dobrina Georgieva studies the effects of country legal regulations and cultural characteristics on financial markets and cross-border cooperation.
A Time magazine quote, millienials in the housing recovery, and a win for inmate privacy in this week’s headlines.
A landmark exploration of how ideas and practices evolved over 200 years in American business in response to the questions — “to whom, for what and how is the modern corporation responsible” was named “best book” from the Social Issues in Management division of the Academy of Management.
Researchers at the Shenehon Center for Real Estate found that potential homeowners between the ages of 25 and 35 are waiting to make sure they are secure in their careers and have paid down student loans.
Adjuncts vote “no” in this week’s headlines.
Opus College of Business professor Nathan Jithendranathan shares the journey that inspires his teaching and research.
Solome Tibebu '12 has been selected to represent Minnesota among 700 global leaders and young entrepreneurs at the G20 Young Entrepreneur’s Alliance Summit in Sydney, Australia. Summit participants agreed to push for action in eight areas to create growth small and medium enterprises and reduce youth unemployment.
Our experts weigh in on Hobby Lobby, Ventura and Father Larry Snyder in this week’s headlines.
With all of the activity going on around the Twin Cities for the last few days surrounding the 2014 All-Star Game we reached out to some of our faculty experts to comment on the economic impact of major (sporting) events like this.
Mail ballots should arrive by today at the homes of adjunct faculty who teach undergraduate classes at St. Thomas, asking if they want to be represented by a union.
Union ballots are scheduled to be mailed to St. Thomas adjunct faculty on July 3; president’s forums will be Monday and Tuesday (June 30 and July 1).
In fall 2010, this magazine profiled seven incoming freshmen with a story to tell. We find out how things have changed as they prepare for a world of opportunities.
Forty adjunct faculty members have attended four forums with St. Thomas President Julie Sullivan on whether a union should represent them.
Our experts weigh in on sleep deprivation, stadiums and drug clemency in this week’s headlines.
With the proliferation of part-time MBA programs nationally, what should a prospective student consider when trying to sift through so many options?
Norb Berg, retired vice chairman of the board, Control Data Corporation, had the idea that led to the creation of the William C. Norris Institute in 1988. The University of St. Thomas honored Berg with the inaugural William C. Norris Award for Social Entrepreneurship at a luncheon on June 5, 2014.
Business leaders gathered on Business Ethics Awareness Day in Minnesota to honor four companies with the 15th annual Minnesota Business Ethics Award
Graduate and undergraduate teams from the Opus College of Business won six awards at the International Business Ethics Case Competition in Tucson, Arizona.
St. Thomas students’ portfolio management skill is on full display, with results from the All-America Student Analyst Competition held by Institutional Investor, the nation’s go-to source for analyst rankings, naming five top performers from St. Thomas.