The Grand Rapids, Minn, native got his start in chemistry at St. Thomas four years ago, but what lies ahead now is five years of studies at the University of Wisconsin, a couple of years at a high-level research lab, and then perhaps an academic or industrial research position.
Vaclav Havel Civil Society program to host lectures on ‘Courageous Citizenship’ by Anglican priest Michael Lapsley
Lapsley, who fought apartheid and was badly injured in an assassination attempt, and who later assisted with South Africa’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission, will give the Havel Symposium lecture Oct. 9 on the challenges of citizenship.
What's the best way to reward an associate without wreaking havoc on team dynamics? In an ideal scenario, everyone on the team should understand the criteria for rewards and have the same opportunity and resources to achieve the reward.
School of Engineering professor Dr. Jim Ellingson and junior Noel Naughton spent the summer grinding 25 pounds of peanuts in a project that aims to help small farmers in developing nations produce food more efficiently.
The popular Swedish home furniture products company IKEA has its sights set on expanding its well-known footprint. The next endeavor for the company revolves around building entire communities where people will be able to live, work, stay and play.
Gleason is a tenured faculty member of the Department of Music and has taught at the university since 1999.
Master’s in Art History Alum Organizes ‘Internet Cat Video Film Festival’ to National Acclaim and 10,000 Attendees
Katie Czarniecki Hill, '12 M.A. in Art History and owner of two felines, organized the festival for the Walker Art Center's Open Field summer program.
Dr. Camille George of St. Thomas' School of Engineering is helping to revolutionize the way breadfruit is incorporated into the livelihoods of people in developing nations. Last month she travelled to Kauai, Hawaii, to install a breadfruit-drying device she co-designed with adjunct engineering professor Bob Bach for the National Tropical Botanical Gardens.
Michael Porter, director of the Master of Business Communication program shares his thoughts on best practices in accounting for a social media consultant.
The program is co-sponsored by the Jay Phillips Center for Interfaith Learning, the Justice and Peace Studies Program and the St. Paul Interfaith Network.
Father Dennis Dease reflected on his 21 years as president of St. Thomas in his academic convocation address Tuesday afternoon in OEC auditorium. It was Dease’s final convocation speech, as he will retire next June 30.
National Tour of ‘Stoked: Five Artists of Fire and Clay’ Exhibit Stops at St. Thomas Sept. 14 to Jan. 10
The exhibit features 80 works by St. John’s master potter Richard Bresnahan and four of his former apprentices. The opening lecture and reception are Oct. 4.
A domino scenario exhibits a couple of management issues that significantly impact communication, marketing and branding issues in your customer experience.
Organist David Jenkins will perform the first of five recitals on Sept. 16.
The symposium is co-sponsored by the university’s Holloran Center on Ethical Leadership in the Professions and the St. Thomas Law Journal.
Solome Tibebu, recent UST graduate, has been declared the winner of the student division of the Minnesota Cup, an annual statewide new venture competition.
If you walk into that 8 a.m. meeting or class with a wrinkled polo shirt half way tucked in and trousers that are a little too tight, why should your boss trust you with that important time sensitive project? Howard Leifman, a HR Consultant, and Heather Tran from Theory give business professionals basic tips on how to "dress for success".
The Dean Search Committee at the University of St. Thomas School of Law has announced four finalist candidates for the law school's deanship. The St. Thomas community is invited to presentations by each candidate in September.
Armstrong claims the system was biased, and chose to no longer fight the doping charges leveled against him. “There comes a point in every man’s life when he has to say, ‘Enough is enough,’" the seven-time Tour de France winner and Olympic bronze medalist said in his announcement. "For me, that time is now.”John Wendt sheds some light on the arbitration process and why Armstrong may have made his decision.
While most MBA programs have orientation sessions of various lengths, we at the University of St. Thomas host Launch Week. Launch is a time to get acclimated to the expectations of MBA life as well as get to know the group of people with whom the Class of 2014 will spend the next 21-months.
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.