This is not Don Briel.

Raising the Bar: Dean Thomas Mengler Helped Build a Unique Law School Community

There is a long list of milestones marking the accomplishments of Dean and Ryan Chair in Law Thomas M. Mengler as he steps down to take the presidency at St. Mary’s University in San Antonio, Texas. The milestones are important, and have continued to build up the strong foundation of the School of Law, but what is remarkable is the depth of feeling that the community has for Mengler, or as he has become to so many simply one word, “Tom.”
Thomas Mengler, Dean of the School of Law, teaches a class at the School of Law on Tuesday, April 19, 2011.

Dean’s Message: Our Unfinished Mission

As I write this, I am completing my work at the School of Law and preparing for a new professional challenge. It has been an intense time. I have enjoyed the several opportunities to say goodbye to so many of you, friends who mean so much to me and my wife, Mona. Over the last few weeks, my colleagues and I have laughed again in remembering the many funny moments of the last 10 years.
Director of the Holloran Center Professor Neil Hamilton poses for a photograph in his office in the University of St. Thomas School of Law for St. Thomas Lawyer Magazine on Thursday, April 15, 2010.

Neil Hamilton Named Interim Dean of the School of Law

Neil Hamilton, professor in the University of St. Thomas School of Law and founding director of its Thomas Holloran Center for Ethical Leadership in the Professions, has been named interim dean of the law school. He began the position in May with the departure of Thomas Mengler, who became president of St. Mary’s University in San Antonio, Texas.
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Is going to B-School a good choice for you?

Nicole Williams, connection director at LinkedIn, talks about key factors you should consider when making that big decision to get a graduate degree and what you need to figure out beforehand to get the most out of the program.
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Guarding Against Bias on the GMAT

Check out a few aspects the GMAT creators take into consideration regarding bias. The GMAT creators are attempting to eliminate hidden biases, as they can add an additional layer of challenge to an already difficult test for international and minority students.
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Networking Advice for the Alphabet Bash

Alphabet Bash features Mike Porter, Director of the University of St. Thomas’ Masters of Business Communication Program. He offers advice to students and new graduates looking to start a career.
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MBA Application Advice: the Essay

There are various ways to address the most common questions of an MBA application essay. The staff at The University of St. Thomas MBA admissions office have shared a couple of tips regarding this important subject.
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Faculty profile: Dr. Sheneeta White

To many people, the discipline of “operations” calls to mind the mundane movements of assembly lines, or perhaps the landscape of boxes in a warehouse. But Dr. Sheneeta White sees operations differently, and brings her perspective to her students at both the undergraduate and MBA level.
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It’s Definitely a Roberts Court

Senator Dave Durenberger shares his reaction to the Supreme Court's ruling on the Affordable Care Act and thoughts on where we should go from here.
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Disclosure of Incentives in Word of Mouth Marketing – 5 Questions for Prof. Abendroth

Lisa Abendroth, associate professor in the marketing department recently presented research she conducted with James Heyman on the ethical implications and role of incentives in word of mouth marketing. We hear about celebrities being paid to tweet about brands or students being offered perks to talk about products, but how does this change the effectiveness of the message? We asked Profesor Abendroth five questions to find out.
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GMAT Integrated Reasoning: Is it Relevant?

This month, the GMAT added a new section called Integrated Reasoning in place of one of the essays. Their blog discussed the relevance of this new section in B-school and beyond: I thought I would share with...