In 2010, husband-and-wife team Michael and Susan Wuollett, ’10 M.B.A. entered their idea for the Styptic Fibrin Bandage (a product that rapidly stops bleeding in minor cuts and other wounds), into the Fowler Business Concept Challenge. They took first place and received so much encouragement from the judges that they decided to pursue the business idea.
How do you build a satisfying, robust career in a rapidly changing world? Ann Bray would tell you to never stop learning. Bray’s M.B.A. adds a business perspective to a career already shaped by education and experience in health care and law.
Kamal Mohamed wowed judges at the 2011 Fowler Business Concept Challenge with his highly creative business concept, Midwest Tomato Fest “A tomato fight to fight hunger.”
Judd, '99 M.B.A., will be on campus for the Opus College of Business Master's Pub on September 28 to share his stories from the sale of Compellent Technologies, an Eden Prairie-based provider of highly-virtualized storage solutions.
The popular Swedish home furniture products company IKEA has its sights set on expanding its well-known footprint. The next endeavor for the company revolves around building entire communities where people will be able to live, work, stay and play.
Solome Tibebu, recent UST graduate, has been declared the winner of the student division of the Minnesota Cup, an annual statewide new venture competition.
If you walk into that 8 a.m. meeting or class with a wrinkled polo shirt half way tucked in and trousers that are a little too tight, why should your boss trust you with that important time sensitive project? Howard Leifman, a HR Consultant, and Heather Tran from Theory give business professionals basic tips on how to "dress for success".
The board of directors of the Carlson Companies has selected chief financial officer and OCB alumna Trudy Rautio ’84 M.B.A., a 15-year Carlson executive, to replace outgoing CEO Hubert Joly in heading the company
There are many possible tenants that could fit into the space held by Neiman Marcus, a high-end retailer in downtown Minneapolis for about 20 years. Before a new tenant comes to town, It is important to conduct a Market Analysis process for this particular site.
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.
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.
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
All across the country, the new full-time MBA class of 2014 is preparing for their journey… not quite sure what to expect about the road ahead of them, but definitely ready to dive into the list of items that they received as part of their admitted student acceptance packet.
Hearts & Hammers, a nonprofit organization dedicated to aiding elderly and disabled homeowners with exterior home improvement projects, was pleased to have members of the Graduate Business Alumni community help for a third year in a row.
The Entrepreneur Awards ceremony allows Opus College of Business students to meet and network with alumni, successful entrepreneurs from the community and key St. Thomas stakeholders. The event also allows the university, the Opus College of Business and the Morrison Center the opportunity to publicly renew their commitment to and support of the entrepreneurial spirit.
“When I started researching universities and talking to others about their experiences at the different schools,"said Schultz, "UST continued to stand out above the other options.”
The Class of 2012 earned their degrees Saturday at the Opus College of Business commencement ceremony. Check back here for more media from the ceremony: photos, video, transcripts....
I chose the Evening UST MBA program because of some sage advice from my business mentor: joining a program in a metropolitan setting reaps all sorts of rewards, writes John Notman ’09 M.B.A. The UST MBA programs are situated in downtown Minneapolis and the networking opportunities are unlimited.
The Graduate Business Alumni community will be participating in a Hearts & Hammers project on Saturday, June 2.
May 19, 2012 will be a momentous day for Annelise Larson and her classmates. For Larson, it will mean chasing a dream job in organizational development and change management freshly equipped with her UST MBA.
The Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal has announced the winners of its 2012 Women in Business Awards, a group of outstanding female business professionals working in the Twin Cities. Five honorees are OCB alumnae.
Ames, who graduated with a bachelor’s degree in entrepreneurship in 2007, started MN Pro Paintball in 2002. His operation currently consists of a 200-acre outdoor paintball park in Lakeville, retail stores in Burnsville and Minnetonka and an online store.
Karen Graham, MBA ’03, can now say she truly has one of the “Best for the World” jobs. Her employer, thedatabank, inc., was recently recognized by B Lab, a nonprofit organization committed to building a portio...