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Twin Cities tops nation in volunteerism

A report released by the federal Corporation for National and Community Service says an average of 37.1 percent of Twin Cities residents volunteered annually over a three-year period covering 2008-2010.
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BizTube: Know Your Consumer

In the old days, businesses operated on a “make-and-sell” model, pushing products to market and being assured people would buy them, and they did! But in today’s competitive marketplace, with information instantly in consumers’ hands, businesses have to be much savvier about knowing their consumer.
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Framing Organizational Behavior

While it was interesting to study the various theories and ways that people may view the world in her organizational behavior class, Lindsey Buhrmann truly appreciated learning how to become a savvier business person who will bring value to an organization.
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Happy 20th anniversary to the World Wide Web

It's hard to imagine getting through the day without using e-mail, browsing websites, making online purchases, or connecting with friends and colleagues via social media. Yet just 20 years ago, office technology was very, very different.
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From Mad Men roots to cutting-edge PR

The Star Tribune profiled top public relations firm Padilla Speer Beardsley, led by Lynn Casey, a UST Evening MBA alumna and this year's Minneapolis-St. Paul Business Journal Women in Business Career Achievement honoree.
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MBA Lesson #1: Time Management

Like students at most full-time MBA programs around the world, incoming students at UST have many pre-assignments to take care of before starting the program in September.
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Moving in to the new House of Talents

Many Full-time UST MBA students list owning their own business as a goal when they begin the program. Class of 2009 alumna Kate Herzog is one of the very few who opened a business right after earning her degree.
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Summers Off?

I think because I work in education, they imagine that I enjoy summers at the lake, sending my daughter to tennis camp and walking my dog to Minnehaha Falls to take in the sights and sounds of the season.
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The (MBA) road less taken: SMEs

Not all MBA students re seeking jobs with six-figure paychecks and corner offices. In fact, more MBA students are taking the time to think about what is important to them and seeking out fulfilling opportunities with “non-traditional” MBA employers.