A team of UST MBA Students will compete this week to secure $1 million in start-up funding to launch a sustainable social venture. The The Hult Prize is a program committed to launching the next wave of social enterprises by encouraging teams to compete in solving the world’s challenging problems through business.
Congressman Keith Ellison spoke to a crowd of more than 60 future graduate students at the Learners to Leaders Leadership Summit on campus last weekend. The leaders of today face problems they don’t yet know how to solve, he said. The solutions are going to come from today’s college and graduate students.
This has been “The Winter of Our Discontent,” writes professor Dave Brennan in an examination of how weather impacts consumers, retailers and the economy.
This is the 12th year for the popular noon programs in the “leather room.” Bring your lunch; some refreshments are provided.
The differing perspectives that Evening UST MBA student Travis Bezella gained while studying abroad shed new light “on what I believed I knew about business being truly global.” Many of these interactions challenged him to consider his MBA experience, as well as his career, in a completely new light.
Four business school deans gathered in an online hangout this month to discuss high quality, high value MBA programs. The lively and productive conversation gave each dean an opportunity to showcase their own experiences and perspectives.
Sales volume dropped last month, but researchers say it doesn’t indicate a long-term weakness in the Twin Cities housing market.
India has a lot to teach the rest of the world, writes Pleasant Radford, Jr. in a reflection on his study abroad trip there this J-Term. We must be willing to listen, observe, and appreciate the beauty in its “managed chaos.”
National scholastic honor society Delta Epsilon Sigma recognized Elizabeth Heaney, Emily Kindelspire, Hannah Polsky and David Steinhafel for their outstanding work.
STEPS Camp for Girls will hold a celebration from 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday, March 1, in the James. B. Woulfe Alumni Hall on St. Thomas’ St. Paul campus in honor of its achievements.
The speaker is former St. Thomas theology professor William Cavanaugh, now of DePaul University.
Macalester’s Christopher Wells is author of “Car Country: An Environmental History.” The talk is free and open to all.
The Love Your Melon bus returned to St. Thomas on Friday, Feb. 7, after a monthlong trip across the United States.
Current Chief Justice Lorie Skjerven Gildea will give the opening remarks.
A Memorandum of Understanding signed by the two universities is the first step to forging a close working relationship.
Last month Dr. Don Miller and Dr. Sonia Rey-Montejo of St. Thomas’ Modern and Classical Languages Department and 18 St. Thomas students took to Cuba, St. Thomas’ first foray to Cuba in a decade.
When Cori Wegener worked at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, she was called “the Clark Kent of museum work.” Her talk follows the Feb. 7 release of “The Monuments Men.”