I firmly believe that St. Thomas fosters the professional formation of each student to internalize a deep sense of responsibility for others better than any other law school in the country, and our success on this front is one reason why I am excited to serve as your new dean.
Robert Vischer, associate dean for academic affairs and professor of law at the University of St. Thomas School of Law, was appointed the new dean of the school in October. He began his duties on Jan. 1.
Happy President's Day! Are you going shopping today -- looking for a new car or a great deal on a mattress? Why does it seem like there are so many sales on President's Day? Here's some background
“Government is not the solution to the problem, government is the problem.” Ronald Reagan spoke these toxic words at his presidential inauguration in January 1981. It is probable that no more destructive se...
Hubbs Children’s Literature Conference Feb. 23 to Feature Noted Authors Jacqueline Woodson and David LaRochelle
The 21st annual conference is sponsored by the College of Education, Leadership and Counseling and brings together authors, illustrators, students and teachers.
Concert Organist Ahreum Han to Perform in Next Recital Celebrating 25th Anniversary of Gabriel Kney Pipe Organ
Korea-born Han will perform Sunday, March 3. All are welcome to the free concert.
A team of MBA students from the Opus College of Business bested competing teams from the U of M Carlson School and U of Iowa Tippie School in the 2013 ACG Cup case study competition last week. The team that took first place and an award of $4,000 included first-year MBA students Ryan Nelson, Jeff Hawkes, Adam Lawrence and Anthony Anderson
Law students always have been concerned with how and where they will find their first job after law school, but over the past four years these concerns have grown increasingly acute.
One of the most amazing experiences in my Evening UST MBA was a J-term study abroad trip to London, U.K., writes Braydon Andrews '11 M.B.A. The course was Risk Management in Global Firms, and we enjoyed being taught by a different instructor each day.
Should Wall Street be afraid of the new rules established by the Dodd-Frank Act? For more than 30 years until the enactment of the Dodd-Frank Act, the hedge-fund industry had resisted attempts by the Securities and Exchange Commission to register hedge-fund managers.
Pope Benedict XVI maintained a calm and prayerful expression of the papacy in a time of extraordinary turbulence, a time for which in some ways he was ill-equipped to respond but in other ways for which his papacy has been uniquely providential. We asked Don Briel to reflect on Benedict’s legacy.
‘Is the Supreme Court Threatening Religious Groups’ is Subject of ‘Hot Topics: Cool Talk’ Forum March 8
The forums this year are focusing on the challenges of religious freedom here and around the world. All are welcome.
Although compliance with Dodd-Frank Act requirements has increased costs for the hedge-fund industry, the industry is adjusting well to the new cost structure.
When the presidential election was in full swing and political tempers were flaring, a new student organization at the University of St. Thomas School of Law was formed to resist the partisanship and vitriol. The Public Discourse group focuses on quite the opposite: open, nonpartisan debate about how public policy issues intersect with law.
The recommendation for promotion was made by the Tenure and Promotion Committee at its December 2012 meeting.
Graduate business students and alumni are invited to attend Master’s Pub with presenter Medora Danz, vice president of Blu Dot brand. Danz will discuss the company’s mission to bring good design for the masses, and the unique and pragmatic methods used to reach this goal.
Dr. Peter Schultz of Concordia College in Moorhead, Minn., will give the next lecture in the “Generations and the Tradition of Art” series. All are welcome.
Sam Jensen and Julie Rech will represent St. Thomas at the event, which will be held in the state Capitol's rotunda.
UST Faculty regulary answer questions in the Star Tribune‘s Ask The Consultant column. Here’s a round-up of a few recent questions.
Author and assistant professor of English Matt Batt offers an excerpt from his debut book, Sugarhouse, and answers a few questions about his writing.
St. Thomas junior Rachel Murray didn’t think she would have anything in common with Cierra, a Cristo Rey High School student, when they began working together last fall as part of a St. Thomas class. But then Cierra stepped up and comforted Rachel as she dealt with the death of a friend, and Rachel’s impression of the teenager changed dramatically. Carol Bruess writes about their encounter today in The Scroll.
It was an honor to serve as the interim dean of the University of St. Thomas School of Law, and it is an even greater honor to introduce the new dean, Robert Vischer.
Super Bowl Sunday has become more than just a day of (great) football and partying with family and friends. To businesses, it’s a $3.8 million investment in a 30-second spot and hoping that somehow the message will be delivered in the midst of the clutter. To consumers, it’s about which ad is the funniest or most memorable.
Randall J. Hogan, chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Pentair, will deliver the commencement address at the Opus College of Business Graduate Commencement Saturday, May 25.
Climate-Change Expert Bill McKibben Coming to UST and Macalester Feb. 20-21 for Programs ‘Celebrating and Preserving Winter’
What’s happening to our winters? McKibben will speak at both schools on his way to ski the Birkebeiner in Wisconsin. The lectures are free and open to all.