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 tradi...
Morgan Fuller, a UST dual degree (Law and Catholic Studies) student and a scholar at The Terrence J. Murphy Institute for Catholic Thought, Law and Public Policy, was selected by the Paul Ramsey Institute (PRI) in California for a bioethics fellowship.
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.
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...
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.
The “Patents on Life” conference is co-sponsored by the Von Hügel Institute at the University of Cambridge and the Terrence J. Murphy Institute for Catholic Thought, Law and Public Policy at the University of St. Thomas.
The Murphy Institute sponsored a faculty roundtable discussion of Thomas Piketty’s recent book, Capital in the Twenty-First Century, in order to bring its argument into dialogue with the social teaching of the Catholic Church.