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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.
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Five Essential MBA Career Sites

60-90% of jobs are not found on the Internet and instead come from your network of family, friends and colleagues. How, then, can the Internet be used as a career search tool? It's best used to research and expand your knowledge on what is happening in your industry now.
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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 accepted applicants.
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Starting your MBA? Read this first.

With so many people starting their MBAs we came across this post, Starting your MBA? Read this first, by Alex Taussig, a blogger and venture capitalist who invests in technology startups.
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UST’s own Math Genius

Dr. Sanjeev Bordoloi’s research focuses on service management, including health care. He also has conducted research in the entertainment industry on subjects such as Disney and the Minnesota Twins.
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Dustin Sayre, Real Estate Project Development Specialist

A specialist in the development of senior housing communities with Senior Housing Partners, a division of Presbyterian Homes, Dustin is on his way to completing the MSRE degree this December and continuing to excel in the development business.
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St Thomas’ own “great Minnesota get-together”

This year Fair-goers can also exhibit their singing talent in a "giant sing along, karaoke style," show their endurance in the 5K Milk Run, and navigate over 320 acres of land in search of that perfect pronto pup. What a great way to spend some time at the end of August...which gets me back to St Thomas’ own "great Minnesota get-together"—Full-time MBA Launch!
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One Thing You Don’t Want to Hear From a VP

Bottom line: top management and executive type jobs are all about delegating and managing. If these two things are not in place, hopefully the CEO is able to spot this and do something about it.