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MBA Alumna Making Waves – Literally

This post is by Jeff Kaczrowski, Assistant Director, Graduate Business Alumni Larissa Rodriguez, MBA ’11, created a personal incentive for completing the Evening UST MBA in the spring of 2011—a trip of a...

Meet Gloria Bazooband Toledo ’10 M.B.A.

The Evening UST MBA has been the best professional decision I have ever made, writes Gloria Bazooband Toledo ’10 M.B.A. Businesses are looking for individuals with advanced knowledge and credentials, and I know I will receive the best education possible here, while still balancing my work and family life
10-240 OCB MBA Arun Deivasigamani

Meet Arun Deivasigamani ’08 M.B.A.

The Evening UST MBA was the perfect choice for me, writes Arun Deivasigamani '08 M.B.A. The courses were demanding but highly relevant and rewarding. The workload was appropriate for a working professional, and I was able to balance my school, work, family and social life successfully while completing the program in less than three years.
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Student Business Profile

Today's post comes from the Schulze School of Entrepreneurship newsletter, with a profile of a new venture launched by some undergraduate business alumni, who among other clients are helping the UST MBA with...
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Happy holidays!

The University of St. Thomas is closed from Friday, December 23 through Sunday, January 1.  Look for new blog posts in 2012! To get into the holiday spirit, be sure to watch "A St. Thomas Christmas" on your...
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One Mark of the Opus College of Business' ROI

This fall marks the start of my fifth year as a part of the St. Thomas community. I can honestly say that of all of the projects and programs I’ve been a part of during my tenure, the Promises Kept Tour has...
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The A Team

From the Fall 2011 edition of B. Magazine Looking out the window of her 20th-floor office toward the North Loop neighborhood, Margaret Murphy ’02 M.B.A., the president and chief operating officer of brand...
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Intersections: Where theory and practice converge

Last week the Opus College of Business announced the launch of its "Intersections" speaker series. The four-part series for the 2011-2012 academic year will put top local executives and academics on the...
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Becoming a Social Entrepreneur

By Larissa Rodriguez, MBA (’11), a full-time marketing executive in the health care industry When I graduated with my MBA degree this past May, I expected to spend my first summer in three years enjoying a...
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Internships and networking go hand-in-hand

The Financial Times recently reported on the results of a Graduate Management Admissions Council (GMAC) survey, which showed that MBA graduates who completed an internship during their studies were...
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2011 Hearts & Hammers Project Day a Success

Coffee, paint, chocolate mulch and volunteering for a good cause where the four primary ingredients in UST’s recent participation in the fall 2011 Hearts & Hammers Project Day.
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’07 Alumni Repeat Golf Title

The Third Annual Full-time MBA Student and Alumni golf outing recently took place at Theodore Wirth Golf Course. Fifty students and alumni competed for the top honors but there was no match for the ’07 grads.
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The Business of Being the Bike Man

Erik Saltvold, better known throughout Minnesota and Wisconsin as “Erik the Bike Man,” CEO of Erik’s Bike Shop recently spoke at Master’s Pub.
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Erik the Bike Man at Master's Pub: Friday, Sept. 23

Graduate business students and alumni are invited to attend Master’s Pub with presenter Erik Saltvold, Founder and CEO of Erik’s Bike Shop. Master's Pub Friday, September 23, 2011 4:30 – 6:30 pm Opus...
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The Corn-on-the-cob King of the Minnesota State Fair

A highlight for many Minnesota State Fair-lovers is the announcement of new food vendors each summer.  A battle of sorts is waged every year as new products are promoted and tested, with a limited amount of...
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Agency Marketing: An Interactive Perspective

Craig Pladson, M.B.A. '10., Director of Interactive Strategy at Colle+McVoy has a great take on agency marketing initiatives over on his blog. Agencies are so obsessed with making the most out of the brands...