While corporate diversity departments have not been at the forefront of the minds of corporate executives, diversity initiatives and programs are making a comeback.
St. Thomas has lost two beloved figures with the deaths of retired Dean of Students Bill Malevich earlier this month and Monsignor James Lavin three years ago. Doug Hennes, who knew them as a student, admired them as an alumnus and worked with them as an administrator, pays tribute to the two gentlemen today in The Scroll.
St. Thomas professor Xiaowen Guan shares how her study abroad experience became a passion for improving intercultural communications.
Whether you are in communication or some other area, and at a tactical or strategic level, think about what you did this week. Did you miss any opportunities for the organization because getting approval might have been difficult?
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.
Associate professor Mary Maloney explores the benefits – and challenges – of working in cross-cultural teams.
Ethics and business law professor John Wendt shares how his research enhances his teaching, just as teaching enhances his research.
I didn’t expect the outcome we received when I scheduled a session on diversity in advertising for the June 17 Diversity Insights Breakfast. I had hoped, of course, for an impact—and we got it, but it was a reaction from participants I hadn’t expected.
Employers must shift their thinking about how they recruit, and even how they view themselves, in order to attract the best candidates to apply to their roles.
Emily Johnson PiperIn 2005, I was a young, bright-eyed, newly married graduate of the University of St. Thomas School of Law’s second class with a job lined up as an associate attorney at a downtown Minn...
Chairman, president and CEO of U.S. Bancorp Richard Davis advocates for values-based leadership.
Alexis Easley, professor of English and graduate English program director, explores her fascination with the women who risked everything to pursue the literary life during the Victorian era.
We asked Professor Elm to share some of her thoughts on business and ethics, what makes a supportive and successful learning environment and what makes the Opus College of Business different from other business schools.
From chip formation in machining on the micro-scale to timing of basketball shots, two School of Engineering professors share how they collaborate in research with each other – and the students at UST.
It’s summer, and the livin’ is… better than frostbite. But for the marketing communicator, these are troubling months, particularly for the B2B marketer.
Companies are investing heavily to mobilize units where technical and managerial talent work side-by-side to drive enterprise-wide business intelligence.
Colorado State CapitolFor the past 8 years I have been working for the Catholic Dioceses in Colorado as the Executive Director of the Colorado Catholic Conference. The Conference is the state-level public...
Assistant professor Sheneeta White’s research adds a new way of looking at resource planning models for service providers.
Most of us are rushing from meeting to meeting or task to task during the work day. No wonder we have trouble with creativity. We don’t allow the time to let it in.
The new strategic plan, unveiled last winter, focuses on increasing diversity within the St. Thomas community and incoming freshman classes.
Published poet Tracy Youngblom ’96 shares one of her pieces with the St. Thomas community.
Recent Ed.D. recipient Sandra Unger shares why she started the Lift—and later pursued graduate studies at UST.
The Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal recently honored its 2015 Women in Business award winners. Of the 51 women entrepreneurs, executives and leaders honored, five were University of St. Thomas Opus College of Business alumnae.