There is a long list of milestones marking the accomplishments of Dean and Ryan Chair in Law Thomas M. Mengler as he steps down to take the presidency at St. Mary’s University in San Antonio, Texas. The milestones are important, and have continued to build up the strong foundation of the School of Law, but what is remarkable is the depth of feeling that the community has for Mengler, or as he has become to so many simply one word, “Tom.”
As I write this, I am completing my work at the School of Law and preparing for a new professional challenge. It has been an intense time. I have enjoyed the several opportunities to say goodbye to so many of you, friends who mean so much to me and my wife, Mona. Over the last few weeks, my colleagues and I have laughed again in remembering the many funny moments of the last 10 years.
Neil Hamilton, professor in the University of St. Thomas School of Law and founding director of its Thomas Holloran Center for Ethical Leadership in the Professions, has been named interim dean of the law school. He began the position in May with the departure of Thomas Mengler, who became president of St. Mary’s University in San Antonio, Texas.
Alexandra Campion ’12, started the Center for Girls’ Leadership with help from Professor Scott Taylor’s course. Read about how other students helped their classmates launch new nonprofit organizations.
The National Labor Relations Act gives employees the right to bargain collectively and the ability to file unfair labor practices charges with the NLRB. Professor Susan Stabile discusses the question: Should the NLRB exercise jurisdiction over religious colleges and universities?
Before you decide it is time for your business to have online presence, make sure to use strategic planning to “get the word out"
Early findings from the UST Work and Well-Being Study suggest that resources directed towards employee well-being lead to a productive, fully engaged staff. The study explores the relationship between work performance and well-being and retentionin all facets of an employee's life.
Business students from the Fachhochschule Trier will visit St. Thomas (May 27th to June 1st) to engage in simulated contract negotiations with St. Thomas students as part of the International Business Law course.
Nicole Williams, connection director at LinkedIn, talks about key factors you should consider when making that big decision to get a graduate degree and what you need to figure out beforehand to get the most out of the program.
During U.S. Bank Financial Education Day, 100 Minneapolis high school students recently filled the halls of UST's Minneapolis campus to increase their financial literacy and take charge of their personal finances.
Check out a few aspects the GMAT creators take into consideration regarding bias. The GMAT creators are attempting to eliminate hidden biases, as they can add an additional layer of challenge to an already difficult test for international and minority students.
Kris Sharockman, director of the University of St. Thomas MS in Accountancy program shares how she can make a difference to the Haitian community and fulfill the St. Thomas mission of working to advance the common good.
Alphabet Bash features Mike Porter, Director of the University of St. Thomas’ Masters of Business Communication Program. He offers advice to students and new graduates looking to start a career.
There are various ways to address the most common questions of an MBA application essay. The staff at The University of St. Thomas MBA admissions office have shared a couple of tips regarding this important subject.
According to Forbes magazine, the twin cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul have moved up in their ranking, and now sit at #22 amongst the 100 best places for business and careers
The Global Business Education (GBE) Initiative from the Opus College of Business, has open a new blog to begin building a community of individuals with an active interest in the development of meaningful globally-oriented experiences.
Have you ever felt like an experience was better because it felt like “time flew by”? Research by Aaron Sackett, assistant professor of marketing, looks to prove this area of consumer behavior.
UST alumnus, Grant Campbell, shares with us how the St. Thomas real estate program provided him with the exposure and tools to excel as a professional in the real estate business industry.
Three Opus College of Business students discuss some of the lessons learned by organizing the first-ever Midwest Tomato Fest. The event founders used their entrepreneurial, marketing and business skills to throw 200,000 pounds of overripe tomatoes
To many people, the discipline of “operations” calls to mind the mundane movements of assembly lines, or perhaps the landscape of boxes in a warehouse. But Dr. Sheneeta White sees operations differently, and brings her perspective to her students at both the undergraduate and MBA level.
Senator Dave Durenberger shares his reaction to the Supreme Court's ruling on the Affordable Care Act and thoughts on where we should go from here.
Lisa Abendroth, associate professor in the marketing department recently presented research she conducted with James Heyman on the ethical implications and role of incentives in word of mouth marketing. We hear about celebrities being paid to tweet about brands or students being offered perks to talk about products, but how does this change the effectiveness of the message? We asked Profesor Abendroth five questions to find out.
This month, the GMAT added a new section called Integrated Reasoning in place of one of the essays. Their blog discussed the relevance of this new section in B-school and beyond: I thought I would share with yo...
Question Scrubadoo.com is an e-commerce site through which we sell brand-name uniforms for both the medical and restaurant industries nationally. My question is about winning the local market. It would be incr...
Prices and sales volume continue to increase while the number of homes for sale is at a historically low level; these are signs that the market is taking steps in the right direction, according to the Residenti...