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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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Students Take Top Honor at National Business Ethics Competition

A team of three University of St. Thomas Full-time MBA students placed first in the graduate division at the national Intercollegiate Business Ethics Case Competition in September. Team members Annelise Larson, Dan Jackson and Kristian Olson presented “Micro-Finance and Ethical Advice to Interested Parties” for the win.
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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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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

Dr. Anctil joined the University of St. Thomas Accounting Department faculty in 2005 after gaining “real world” business experience in her career at Arthur Anderson and Co.
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Do We Need a “Moral Operating System”?

Think about the amount of data a company like Google has about you: what you’ve searched for, who you’ve emailed, your birthday, address, etc. Now consider the ethics of what a company can do with all that data – or more importantly what they should do.
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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.
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Ask the 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 with others. Is this fair? Am I ‘cheating’?
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Regarding a Defense of the Scholarly Life

As the economy continues to founder and we face mounting pressures to do more with less and act more like a business, we will do well to keep in mind our true purpose as members of an academic institution. We must not lose sight of our higher calling.
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Don’t Be a Lazy Job-Seeker

Heavy job competition due to the current unemployment rate has made it more and more difficult to “post and pray.”
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BizTube: Know the Marketplace

When you’re in a competitive business situation, be attuned to the marketplace. There might come a time when with one small push, you can become the industry leader.
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Changing the World, One Pair of Jeans at a Time

Back-to-school means shopping for a whole new wardrobe and school supplies for your children. In spirit of the back-to-school season, Cotton has been promoting their From Blue to Green® program.