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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
There are hot-button words used in business, but consider the words “why” or “how”? Jeff Brown and Dan Wallace, speakers at the UST MBA Master’s Connection, want to challenge how your “How” is invaluable, marketable, and empowering.
Each section of the GMAT test will require you to brush up on material that you may or may not have learned at some point during your formative education years, but in the event that you are a little rusty or have no clue where to begin, especially in the quantitative section, consider checking out Khan Academy.