This week's notes feature Dr. Bob Werner, Geography Department, College of Arts and Sciences.
Poets and Quants, a favorite B-School-related blog, recently broke down the news that some schools aren’t strongly considering the new Integrated Reasoning section of the GMAT…yet.
The 146 new law students come from 23 states.
The board of directors of the Carlson Companies has selected chief financial officer and OCB alumna Trudy Rautio ’84 M.B.A., a 15-year Carlson executive, to replace outgoing CEO Hubert Joly in heading the company
With apps, smart phones, and point of purchase sales, mobile technology is quickly becoming one of the hottest topics in business today.
St. Thomas junior Matthew Schmidtbauer is an electrical engineering student with aspirations of someday working for a high-performance electric car manufacturing company. The subjects of his pastime, however, are not motors or revolutions per minute, but tens of thousands of honeybees that he cares for each summer.
According to a St. Thomas real estate index, the percentage of foreclosures and ‘short sales’ continues to decline thanks in part to lenders who are working harder to keep people in their homes.
Nick Serratore points a small flashlight at the counter in an Owens Science Hall chemistry lab and thumbs the "on" button with his right hand. Nothing happens.
The process of effective evaluation helps to set and maintain standards of performance, to measure progress, to recognize achievement, and to motivate others. However, providing negative feedback is not always eassy.
This week's notes include Kelly Wilson, adjunct theology professor.
It may not be the gap between the 99 percent and the 1 percent, but an enormous void can be found in the world of criminal justice. It is the gap between individuals who are poor enough to qualify for a public defender, and those who can afford a private attorney.
Speakers include Susan Callaway, English; Debra Peterson and Tim Scully, Communication and Journalism; Mike Klein, Justice and Peace Studies; Ernest Owens, Management; and Kimberly Vrudny, Theology.
According to the Minnesota Grape Growers Association, the Upper Mississippi River Valley may soon be top of mind when looking for good wine.
In spite of the drought that is affecting major swaths of the Midwest, many U.S. farmers will do just fine this year.
Senior Ryan Delaney, junior Nate Webster and sophomore Mitch Hoffmann have been working as a team on the “TurtleBot” since early June.
Students perform with the Minnesota Opera
You can be whatever you want to be. We say that a lot, but what we really mean is: You can be whatever you want to be, but first you need a college degree. Freakonomics Radio took a look at the value of education and the dark-side of educational credentials (fake diplomas!).
Immigration will never cease to be a hot-button topic. In times of economic crisis, xenophobia often rears its head. Unauthorized migrants get painted with broad strokes – labeled as terror- ists, job stealers and criminals. But a counter narrative must be told – one of inclusion, democracy, family values and fairness.
A flawed health care system will take more than mandates to recover; it will take consumer engagement
The conference’s opening speaker, General Mills CEO Ken Powell, wrote in the book’s forward: “It examines corporate responsibility with such impressive scope that it is certain to become a crucial resource for those passionate about the ability of business to make a difference in society.”
While many spectators enjoy the great athleticism and sportsmanship that takes place during the Olympic Games, it can be easy to overlook the economic and real estate development that the Olympic Games can provide for the host city
The partnership's first online degree program will be a Master of Arts in public safety and law enforcement leadership.
The McNair program is designed to encourage low-income and first-generation college students from groups historically underrepresented in higher education to pursue doctoral study.
A famous philosopher once said that it is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.In this election season, voters are polarized by a host of emotionally charged issues that include same-sex marriage, threats to religious liberty, immigration, health-care reform, taxation, government spending and life issues such as contraception, abortion, embryo rights and stem cell research.
This past spring, the John A. Ryan Institute for Catholic Social Thought selected Brian Shapiro, associate professor of accounting, as its newest research fellow. The Research Fellow Program had been established to create opportunities for the Opus College of Business faculty to engage in scholarship and research on the relationship of Catholic social thought and business.