Jessica Slattery

‘Be an Advocate’

Jessica Slattery ’06, foreign affairs officer in the U.S. State Department, gave the UST School of Law commencement speech on May 15. Read an excerpt from her remarks.
School of Law professor Jerry Organ poses for a photo for St. Thomas Lawyer magazine in front of the School of Law in downtown Minneapolis on Thursday, May 19, 2011.

Professor Jerry Organ Receives Research Grant

The Access Group awarded a $67,000 grant to University of St. Thomas School of Law for professor Jerry Organ's research on variable affordability of law school on a net cost basis for different cohorts of students, with special attention to changes over time between 2010 and 2014.
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Honesty Is the Best Policy

Opus College of Business marketing professor Lisa Abendroth studies the power of word-of-mouth marketing.
Dave Roeser

Entrepreneur Turns Empty Warehouse into a Garden

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...
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Reverse Elevator Pitch – Tuesday, November 10

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 result ...
Cleantech Open Midwest

Schulze School Named Cleantech Open Midwest Strategic Partner

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.
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Opportunity: India

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.
North Carolina Supreme Court

Religious Liberty Clinic Defends School Choice

The North Carolina Supreme Court has upheld the state's school choice program under which low-income students can receive a state-funded scholarship (up to $4,200) that they may use to pay tuition at a private school, nonreligious or religious.
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How Simple Questions Lead to Great Innovations

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.