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UST Real Estate Analysis: 5 Upward Months in Metro

Arrows on the Twin Cities real estate chart pointed upward for the fifth consecutive month, according to the Residential Real Estate Price Report Index, a monthly analysis of the 13-county Twin Cities area prepared by the Shenehon Center for Real Estate at the University of St. Thomas’ Opus College of Business
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Olympic Games and Business Opportunities

The entire planet will be celebrating for the 2012 London Olympic Games in a few days. As London gets ready, there are some concrete lessons from Beijing’s recent Olympic experience.
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UST Panel Highlights: 5 Initiatives for Responding to Health Care Reform

Whether health care reform remains as a law or a concept, it is clear in Minnesota and elsewhere in the country that providers have begun to move in the direction that the legislation intended. In this interactive session, panelists brought to the table a unique perspective about the current health care system and the necessary moves to a better future for their organization.
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Is going to B-School a good choice for you?

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.
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Guarding Against Bias on the GMAT

Check out a few aspects the GMAT creators take into consideration regarding bias. The GMAT creators are attempting to eliminate hidden biases, as they can add an additional layer of challenge to an already difficult test for international and minority students.
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Networking Advice for the Alphabet Bash

Alphabet Bash features Mike Porter, Director of the University of St. Thomas’ Masters of Business Communication Program. He offers advice to students and new graduates looking to start a career.
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MBA Application Advice: the Essay

There are various ways to address the most common questions of an MBA application essay. The staff at The University of St. Thomas MBA admissions office have shared a couple of tips regarding this important subject.
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Faculty profile: Dr. Sheneeta White

To many people, the discipline of “operations” calls to mind the mundane movements of assembly lines, or perhaps the landscape of boxes in a warehouse. But Dr. Sheneeta White sees operations differently, and brings her perspective to her students at both the undergraduate and MBA level.
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It’s Definitely a Roberts Court

Senator Dave Durenberger shares his reaction to the Supreme Court's ruling on the Affordable Care Act and thoughts on where we should go from here.
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Disclosure of Incentives in Word of Mouth Marketing – 5 Questions for Prof. Abendroth

Lisa Abendroth, associate professor in the marketing department recently presented research she conducted with James Heyman on the ethical implications and role of incentives in word of mouth marketing. We hear about celebrities being paid to tweet about brands or students being offered perks to talk about products, but how does this change the effectiveness of the message? We asked Profesor Abendroth five questions to find out.
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GMAT Integrated Reasoning: Is it Relevant?

This month, the GMAT added a new section called Integrated Reasoning in place of one of the essays. Their blog discussed the relevance of this new section in B-school and beyond: I thought I would share with...