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.
Two professors and two local attorneys will analyze the oral arguments made in the Young v. United Parcel Service Supreme Court case during a roundtable discussion Jan. 29 at the University of St. Thomas School of Law.
The University of St. Thomas School of Law Religious Liberty Appellate Clinic has filed an amicus curiae (“friend of the court”) brief in two cases in the Supreme Court of North Carolina involving a “school choice” program.
With internal grants from the University of St. Thomas, Arijit Mazumdar has been able to carry out research about his home country of India – and the South Asian region – while sharing his unique perspective with the students he mentors.
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.
Four School of Engineering students were among the 18 teams of young engineers-in-training that competed for the right to call themselves world champion drone builders at the 22nd annual ASME Student Design Competition finals in Montreal.