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Ask the Ethics Officer: Pulling Your Own Weight

Dear Ethics Officer, I have a group member who does not pull their weight, yet their name ends up on all group assignments. I want to learn to address this situation without conflict, so I know how to deal...
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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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Avoiding the snooze fest

This post is by Karin Gelschus, a student in the Evening UST MBA program. With less than a year to go, I’m counting the months until I can have my weeknights and weekends back. Besides the light at the end...
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The glass doors

Some say the development one’s mindset is as important in the MBA program as developing an advanced business acumen, writes Evening UST MBA student Lindsey Buhrmann. Between an economics course this summer and an ethics class this semester I have be viewing everything from TV news reports to store specials in a completely different way.
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There's a reason we pick what we pick.

The Star Tribune had a great article earlier this month digging in to why we, as consumers, make the choices we do—particularly as it comes to local businesses. "Our decisions about everything from beer to...
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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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Faculty Feature: Dr. Regina Anctil

If you have ever considered owning a horse, and you have compared the cost of caring for it versus the monetary benefits, you’re likely to find yourself at a loss for how to financially justify the purchase...
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Do we need a "moral operating system"?

Technology gives us  enormous new powers: to know more -- and more about each other -- than ever before. Think about the amount of data a company like Google has about you: what you’ve searched for, who...
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Volunteering for the Right Reasons

As I was checking off items on my morning to do list, I came across an article posted on LinkedIn titled, People who Volunteer Live Longer which captured my attention. What a great way to convince more...
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Only you can conserve pixels!

Scary, but true: Because of the inefficient use of electronic media of all kinds over the past two decades, the world will likely face a pixel shortage in the near future. What, you may be asking, can be done...
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Ask the Ethics Officer

Dear Ethics Officer: I have classmates who share their notes and work on practice exams together.  I sometimes use these materials to study for exams but I don’t feel comfortable sharing my own notes...