The Opus College of Business recently hosted a panel of top executives who discussed themes PwC’s Annual Global CEO Survey. The executives shared a great deal of advice on succeeding in the ever-changing job market.
Philosophy is the pursuit of wisdom, asking “why” in a serial and dogged fashion. Growing up in a household at once Catholic and academic I think I was groomed to ask “why” in such a way.
Most weekdays last summer Grant Schmura and David Houserman left the biology lab around noon and drove to Lake Judy in Shoreview, Minn. Before each of those days was done they would spend five hours gathering and tracking painted turtles.
Last week Facebook announced its newest endeavor, recruiting. The Social Jobs Partnership application was released, aggregating over 1.7 million openings from Work4 Labs, BranchOut, Jobvite, DirectEmployers and Monster.com. This implementation allows the job search to be taken one step further by allowing users to apply directly through Facebook and instantly share the jobs to their social network.
Holiday and retail traditions once differed greatly in London and Minneapolis/St. Paul. Those differences are now less pronounced.
From Exemplars: Faculty and graduate research at the University of St. Thomas.
The university observatory will open its doors for public observing on Nov. 28 and Dec. 12.
All are welcome to enjoy this annual event presented by the seminary’s Chorale and Schola.
Each of the scholarly journals edited or published in the College of Arts and Sciences provides new information and exciting opportunities to the faculty who work on them.
Discussing a particular theological question is like pulling that piece of thread coming out of your sweater. The more you pull, the more you see how connected the piece of thread is to the whole of the sweater.
For the past three summers, graduate students and beginning professors of philosophy and theology have traveled from around the world to attend the St. Thomas Summer Seminar in Philosophy of Religion and Philosophical Theory.
One of my favorite activities as dean is greeting new faculty as they join the University of St. Thomas and the College of Arts and Sciences.
Friday’s ‘Hot Topics: Cool Talk’ Forum Asks: Should German Home-Schoolers be Granted Asylum in U.S.?
The University of St. Thomas forums this year are focusing on the challenges of religious freedom here and around the world.
We hope you enjoy the Thanksgiving holiday with family and friends! In lieu of our own post for today, here are a few Thanksgiving and business related articles.
The Center for Ethical Business Cultures (CEBC) hosted a group of speakers and panelists to reflect on the lessons and insights on the banking and financial crisis. In the eyes of Joe Nocera, a weekly op-ed columnist for The New York Times, the 2008 financial crisis was not about a failure of ethics, but a failure of incentives to align with broader social goals.
The Center for Ethical Business Cultures launches a new book that examines the journey of American business in corporate responsibility, tracing ideas across nearly two centuries.
In a global world the lessons immigrants have to offer can be the difference between success or failure in business, Glenn Llopis, founder of the Center for Hispanic Leadership, spoke to a group of corporate and nonprofit participants about the six characteristics of the immigrant perspective.
The Meaningful Life and Work of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet and the St. Joseph Worker Program
The Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet developed the St. Joseph Worker Program in 2002. Women in the program spend a year in service, living in intentional community and working 36 hours each week at nonprofit organizations throughout the Twin Cities.
Turner-Smith led a 90-minute workshop on her McNair Scholars research project, "The Multiracial Experience," Friday, Nov. 16, at the Overcoming Racism conference held at Metro State University in St. Paul.
Frum is a Newsweek, Daily Beast and CNN contributor who will talk about America after the election. The program is free, but reservations are required.
Jessica Jackley, co-founder of Kiva, the world’s first peer to peer micro lending website, joined the UST Symposium of Social Entrepreneurship to talk about creating an entrepreneurial life. Kiva’s mission is to connect people through lending to alleviate poverty, one person at a time. Talking with current and aspiring social entrepreneurs at the symposium, Jackley shared the story of how her entrepreneurial life has unfolded.
Small businesses and nonprofit organizations are invited to take advantage of consultation with expert UST business faculty (many of whom also are experienced consultants) and highly trained business students – at affordable rates.
The findings of the 11th annual University of St. Thomas Holiday Spending Sentiment Survey were released today. Equipped with 11 years of research data, University of St. Thomas marketing professors find the mood of holiday shoppers is close to pre-recession levels.
Equipped with 11 years of research data, University of St. Thomas marketing professors find the mood of holiday shoppers is close to pre-recession levels.
The four informal concerts feature music by guitarist Joan Griffith and pianist Laura Caviani, the UST Guitar Ensemble, the UST Women’s Choir and the UST String Ensemble.