As people and businesses interact on the internet, knowing foreign laws and the philosophical and historical underpinnings for those laws becomes increasingly important. Opus College of Business Ethics and Business Law professor Susan Marsnik travels the world as one of the leading experts on comparative intellectual property law writing in the United States.
More than 250 students were hooded in the Graduate Business Commencement Ceremony on Saturday, May 25. Randall J. Hogan, chairman and CEO of Pentair, delivered the commencement address and told the graduates “You're starting the next phase of your lives” and the two things you need to be successful are to “create your own future, and control your own destiny. Make sure you have a goal in mind, when opportunities present themselves, you will be bold enough to take them.”
No need to register; just show up and enjoy the program.
The graduates of the St. Paul Seminary School of Divinity will be ordained by Archbishop John Nienstedt at the Cathedral.
The competition required teams to deliver their case in three formats, all of which were judged by practicing ethics and compliance professionals.
The program was recorded at St. Thomas last week.
The award is co-sponsored by the St. Thomas-based Center for Ethical Business Cultures.
Select technical fellows with a Ph.D. degree will have the opportunity to receive a full MBA scholarship through the University of St. Thomas and complementary experiential business training through LifeScience Alley’s Applied Business Training (ABT) program.
At noon listen to a rebroadcast of NPR’s Alix Spiegel, and at 7 p.m. attend a live lecture by Slate editor David Plotz.
St. Thomas seniors Paige Peterson, Chelsea Mills and Alex Mathison studied six hours of recorded video footage of the Minnesota Zoo snow monkeys to discover how parental interference influences their play behavior
The Tommie Award recognizes a senior selected by students, faculty and staff who has displayed exceptional scholarship, leadership and campus involvement. This year’s recipient is Eyo O. Ekpo ’13, an entrepreneurship and finance major who has participated in a long list of extracurricular and service activities as well as two varsity sports.
Winners will be announced at a program Wednesday.
The renowned architect honed his design technique on campus before going on to design the Minnesota State Capitol and the U.S. Supreme Court building.
From Mexico to India, Dr. Matthew George offers students a firsthand international music exchange.
The Julie Hays Teaching Award is given to an OCB faculty member for exemplary achievement in the classroom in the previous academic year. More than 30 faculty were nominated for the hays award this year, a sign of the passion our faculty have for teaching and engaging with their students.
Students travel to New Orleans to research local architecture, Frank Gehry and the lasting impact of Hurricane Katrina.
Real Estate Analysis: Jump in New-Home Construction Reflects Better Economy and Low Supply of ‘Used’ Homes
More jobs means more new households are being formed. A low inventory is driving up prices on existing homes and fueling a surge in new construction.
David Dougherty ’65 followed an unexpected path from adventure-seeking college grad to an Officer of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire.
Plotz has been a writer for online Slate magazine since its founding in 1996 and its editor since 2008. His talk is free, but reservations are required.
May is a month ripe with possibilities, and it always evokes “a sense of celebration” for Dr. Salina Renninger, director of training in the Graduate School of Professional Psychology. The arrival of spring brings “a sense of potential and possibility,” she writes today in The Scroll, whether it be the trees becoming full with leaves or our graduates celebrating their accomplishments and embarking on a successful path beyond St. Thomas.
TommieMedia Veterans Find Success in Journalism
The event will include the premiere of the documentary “Field to Fork.”
As a dean, I often hear talk about the “return on investment” from a college education, especially for students majoring in the liberal arts. As an economist, I do not have a particular problem with this concept, so long as the returns on education are measured broadly and completely enough.
To what degree is each of us a good person? Well, researchers of moral psychology want to know not only the degree to which each of us is a good person but also how we generally become good people.
Miles Trump ’11 had been on the job at the Waseca County News only a few weeks when a phone call came that no reporter wants to get.