Nothing was as devastating to representative government in the last four years as U.S. Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY)’s pledge that his party would make President Obama a one-term president. The 2010 elections appeared to demonstrate the effectiveness of the tactic, but the elected and the Republican presidential primary showed Americans something different. Dividing America rhetorically served to divide us as family and as community. That’s just not who we are.
The event will include an opportunity for St. Thomas seniors to learn about the John Ireland Scholarship, which provides a full scholarship for full-time graduate studies in theology.
POP! How Brad Ribar ’82 Turned a Kernel of an Idea Into a ‘Summer Job’ Grossing $1 Million Annually.
For many regular fairgoers, a stop at the corn roast stand is a must. But when it first appeared 28 years ago, it was a slightly harder sell. “We gave away a lot of free samples the first year. People had never seen roasted corn before. Also, when we first started, no one wanted burnt kernels. Now, they ask for them,” Ribar says.
As the deadlines for B-school applications are approaching, you're probably working on your application and thinking... how can I stand out (in a good way) to get a spot in the class?
Junior Fartun Dirie's research project turned abstract ideas into concrete maps. Through these "mental maps," she seeks to understand local Somalis' view on residential desireability, migration decisions and how they perceive the Twin Cities' landscape.
The international online research journal is published by the University of St. Thomas in conjunction with Graduate Programs in Music Education.
Learn about the minor and how it can enhance a student’s major.
For 37 years the Green Bay, Wis., native primarily taught American literature, including the novel since Word War II. He served under three university presidents, and also coached tennis.
The campaign season comes to an end today and no matter your politics, there are some lessons to be learned.
The chair of the Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority talks about balancing different interests and the possibility of a retractable feature.
The Center for Ethical Business Cultures' recent Members Roundtable – An International Perspective on Business Ethics – featured a lively presentation from 3M’s Istanbul-based Ray Eby, director of compliance & business conduct for the company's western & central east European regions. Eby argued compliance risk can arise from a company’s strategic plan as well as from conflicts of interest.
A reception for the longtime St. Thomas faculty member will be held Monday, Nov. 12. One of his best-known compositions is "On Eagles’ Wings."
More than 60 St. Thomas students competed recently in the fourth annual Fowler Business Concept Challenge, earning a total of $39,000 in scholarships.
The annual Minnesota Tekne Awards honor those who play a significant role in discovering new technologies that educate, improve lifestyles and impact the lives and futures of people living in Minnesota and all over the world.
When Ryan Cathcart talked about his experience during the Full-time program, he kept it simple: “it’s been great so far. More than anything, I love the people here. The faculty and staff are great, but I especially love the relationships I’ve been able to build with my classmates and the tight community within the program.” He values close relationships—especially with his family.
Winners will receive a “Tom and Ginny Sullivan Scholarship” to be applied to spring tuition. The top prize is a $1,000 scholarship.
The prestigious annual award honors a book published in English in the previous year that reflects universal concerns of adult educators.
The interactive forum at Pantages Theater continues the University of St. Thomas’ annual series on civility in public discourse.
University of St. Thomas student, BreAnna Fisher, is one of six regional finalists who will compete in the Entrepreneurs’ Organization and the Global Student Entrepreneur Awards in Chicago. Fisher is the only student from Minnesota nominated for the 2012 competition.
Sometimes research leads to startling discoveries and sometimes research leads nowhere … but sometimes research leads to a position in the nation's capital.
The retailer that Fortune magazine named one of the world’s most respected companies in 2012 crosses the border under the watchful eye of Tony Fisher ’97.
Raised as a Catholic, Stabile devoted 20 years of her life to practicing Buddhism and was ordained as a Tibetan Buddhist nun before returning to Catholicism in 2001. Her book, "Growing in Love and Wisdom: Tibetan Buddhist Sources for Christian Meditation," was recently published by Oxford University Press,
Professor Mariana Hernández Crespo was invited by the International Bar Association to serve as part of a distinguished team of global experts to draft regulations for governments considering alternatives to the arbitration process.
The Hall of Fame, now in its third year, is a program of the Shenehon Center for Real Estate at St. Thomas.
Recently while teaching a class, technical difficulties developed with the audio in the room after I launched a YouTube video of the VW commercial with the kid dressed as Darth Vader. While fiddling with wires, I realized the class was still engaged in the video. The story in the images works even without the synchronous Star Wars music because of the many symbolic elements...