A business idea started in a University of St. Thomas dorm aims to save lives on the water. Michael Fox ’12, and his business partner Pat Hughes, have created a new safety vest that’s less cumbersome than tradi...
Morgan Fuller, a UST dual degree (Law and Catholic Studies) student and a scholar at The Terrence J. Murphy Institute for Catholic Thought, Law and Public Policy, was selected by the Paul Ramsey Institute (PRI) in California for a bioethics fellowship.
The North Carolina Supreme Court has upheld the state's school choice program under which low-income students can receive a state-funded scholarship (up to $4,200) that they may use to pay tuition at a private school, nonreligious or religious.
Predictions that were made in 2013 by the survey’s panel of experts proved to be quite accurate in 2015.
Spanish professor Dan Tight investigates the challenges English speakers face when learning a new language.
There is a myth that successful companies begin with grandiose ambitions. The implication is that entrepreneurs should start with megalomaniac goals in order to succeed. To the contrary, 2015 Opus Distinguished speaker Guy Kawasaki’s observation is that great companies began by wondering about simple things, and this leads to asking simple questions that beget companies.
Faculty and staff can help create a library that represents the university community by recommending books.
A company with St. Thomas roots is now helping the university simplify what used to be a technology challenge. In the last issue of B. Magazine, we highlighted Ilos videos, a tech startup created by Nick Stokma...
Associate professor Renee Buhr’s research digs deeply into assumptions about Eastern European countries.
St. Thomas Real Estate Analysis: Strong May and June Helps Return Twin Cities Market to Pre-Crash Levels
University researchers found half a dozen categories with price levels and related measures not seen here since 2005-2007.
The event has been planned by Rabbi Alan Shavit-Lonstein, a rabbi in residence with the Jay Phillips Center for Interfaith Learning at St. John’s and St. Thomas.
St. Thomas professor Xiaowen Guan shares how her study abroad experience became a passion for improving intercultural communications.
Muer Yang, Ph.D., a professor in the Opus College of Business Department of Operations and Supply Chain Management, was awarded the 2015 Susan E. Heckler Research Excellence Award. We asked Professor Yang to share some of his thoughts on how improving service operations can directly impact public policies and health care operations, what he’s working on now and how to spark curiosity in the classroom.
St. Thomas professor Kurt Illig shares why he became interested in neuroscience—and how he shares that passion with students.
A successful Minneapolis tech startup has taken a youthful approach to company growth.
The Clemency Resource Center (CRC) will be open for only one year and will exclusively prepare petitions for federal clemency.
September Conference in Cambridge, England, to Explore Issues Surrounding the Patenting of Life Forms
The “Patents on Life” conference is co-sponsored by the Von Hügel Institute at the University of Cambridge and the Terrence J. Murphy Institute for Catholic Thought, Law and Public Policy at the University of St. Thomas.
Dr. Michael Naughton Receives Award From ACCU for ‘Outstanding Contributions to Catholic Intellectual Life’
Father Dennis Dease introduced Naughton and presented him the award on Jan. 31, 2015, in Washington, D.C.
University researchers look at reasons why potential home sellers are sitting on the sidelines.
Associate professor Mary Maloney explores the benefits – and challenges – of working in cross-cultural teams.
Graduation provides these eight seniors with time to reflect on past accomplishments and look forward to what the future may hold.
St. Thomas junior Anna Nolan will be the sole college student in a delegation joining Gov. Mark Dayton on a mission to Mexico in August to promote economic ties.
Ethics and business law professor John Wendt shares how his research enhances his teaching, just as teaching enhances his research.
An Asian residency offers Executive MBA participants a glimpse into emergent markets
Moccio was recognized by the organization for her outstanding work on behalf of immigrants’ rights and for her long-time dedication to helping asylum seekers and unaccompanied minors.