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Is the Verizon Wireless brand losing human touch?

This post is by Evening UST MBA student Vitaly Demin, a strategy consultant at Eames Management Group. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bX57nGKL9l4 If you look back about a year and a half and watch some of...
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Health Care UST MBA Alumnus Receives Courage to Lead Award

Carl Patow, M.D., M.P.H., '08 M.B.A., F.A.C.S., vice president and executive director of HealthPartners Institute for Medical Education, has been honored with the Parker J. Palmer Courage to Lead Award by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education.
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Be Passionate: Entrepreneurial Tips from Paul Douglas

“I am convinced everybody has at least one business in them,” Paul Douglas told several hundred Opus College of Business graduate business students and alumni in his presentation, "Weathering the Storm: Surviving the Internet Age."
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Everything Old is New Again

Having recently purchased my first home in July, I’ve become consumed with decorating this 1956 rambler with time-appropriate materials.  Ask any of my friends and they’ll tell you my once mild interest...
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Perspectives from half a world away…

Full-time UST MBA student Trevor Mulvey, pictured at right, told me upon returning from his trip to Asia that it was an amazing learning experience that he felt all MBA students should be required to take part in.
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First Book: MBA students promote youth literacy

This post was contributed by Full-time UST MBA student Dan Jackson, External Relations officer for UST's First Book chapter. Members of the UST MBA community (or avid Opus Magnum readers) may have already...
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UST MBA bloggers multiply in cyberspace

As frequent Opus Magnum readers already know, we enjoy featuring blog posts from our staff, faculty, current students, and alumni, and we occasionally re-post articles and blogs that we believe will be of...
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UST MBA team wins ACG Cup

As mentioned in a blog post last week, two UST MBA teams reached the finals of the ACG Cup, a case competition sponsored by the Association for Corporate Growth.  Last Thursday, February 10, one of the UST...
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Considering an MBA? Join us for the UST MBA Forum!

With a few weeks of winter still left ahead of us, it may seem like the fall 2011 semester lies far in the future.  However, now is the time to begin working on your application if you'd like to enroll in...
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A Milestone: 300 Posts

Just over a year ago, I was assigned to start developing a blog for the Opus College of Business to look at business in the Twin Cities, the great work of our students and faculty and how these intersect. I didn't know how it would go.
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Four Visions of the Minneapolis Riverfront

Four competing design firms presented their visions in late January for how to improve a large portion of the Mississippi River corridor in Minneapolis north of downtown. The teams were asked to propose how...
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Making MBA Résumés Stand Out

This post is by Sara Christenson, a first-year Full-time UST MBA student. Business students are expected to join case competitions and hold many leadership positions to increase the marketability of their...
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Two UST MBA teams reach ACG Cup finals

Last Thursday, February 3, five teams of students from the Full-time UST MBA program competed in the preliminary round of the ACG (Association for Corporate Growth) Cup.  This is a case competition in which...
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Cookies Right Here, Right Now

While visiting family in North Dakota, my seven year old niece approached me asking if I’d like to purchase Girl Scout cookies.  My sister-in-law was quick to point out that the ordering system had...
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Project HMC – an MBA Student's Journey to Uganda

Two Full-time UST MBA students recently returned from a J-term Study Abroad trip to Uganda. Not your typical MBA study abroad experience, we wanted to share with Opus Magnum readers some of the experience,...