Academic News

University of St. Thomas School of Law professor Mark Osler poses for a studio portrait on December 6, 2012. Osler was photographed for graduate education promotional materials.

Professor Mark Osler Speaks at White House on Clemency

Professor Mark Osler will speak at the White House on Thursday, March 31, to discuss and share ideas on President Barack Obama’s clemency initiative alongside other advocates, academics and Administration officials.
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Professional Notes for March 29, 2016

This week's notes feature faculty Father Juan Miguel Betancourt, Dave Brennan, Cathy Craft-Fairchild, Amy Muse, Sarah Noonan, Lisa Waldner, Christian Washburn and Victoria Young; staff member Talia Nadir; and students Andrea Dennis, Pearl Nielson and Victoria Pyron Tankersley.
Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia smiles while having lunch at the School of Law building in downtown Minneapolis on October 20, 2015.

Remembering Justice Scalia

I had the privilege of clerking for Justice Scalia for two years—his last year on the D.C. Circuit and his first year on the Supreme Court.  In between the two clerkships, I helped to prepare Justice Scalia for...
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Timing, substance and cookie crumbs

In considering opposites in competitive positioning regarding the current field of political candidates, the arguably blighted crop is certainly polarized. Finding direct comparisons in product or service marke...
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Accelerate Your Clean Technology Company

If you have a big idea that could help solve some of the planet’s largest challenges, join the planet’s largest cleantech accelerator. Applications are being accepted for the 2016 Cleantech Open Midwest Acceler...
UST School of Law

Law School Moves Up in U.S. News Rankings

The St. Thomas School of Law has moved up 24 places in the annual rankings conducted by U.S. News & World Report, which also ranked the university’s graduate programs in business, education and social work.
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Professional Notes for March 11, 2016

This week's notes feature faculty Jean Birbilis, Thomas Bushlack, William Cavert, Hans Gustafson, Sherry Jordan, Mike Klein, Father Steven McMichael and Buffy Smith; and students from JPST365 Leadership for Social Justice.
Dr. Kate Boyle

Kate Boyle Wins Prestigious ACPA Award

Dr. Kate Boyle, chair of the Department of Leadership, Policy and Administration, is a recipient of the 2016 ACPA Annuit Coeptis Senior Professional Award.