Whether it is your first time at a First Book reading or your fifth, here is a list of classroom tips and reminders that will help to ensure that you are getting the most out of your First Book experience.
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UST MBA alumna Jean Sweeney, Vice President of Environmental, Health and Safety Operations at 3M, recently spoke with the Pioneer Press about the addition of an electric car charging station at 3M's Maplewood headquarters.
A three-year project to understand and document HOW and WHY every industrialized country in the world (other than the United States) provides universal health care coverage to its citizens.
Today, most of us take Google and Wikipedia for granted when we want to find information. Simply go to one of those websites, type in a search term, and voila--instant access to articles, news stori...
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.
UST Business graduate students and alumni are forecasting an interesting night later this month with nationally respected meteorologist Paul Douglas at the Master's Pub on Friday, February 25. My goal is to...
Employers are looking for more than the core classes when they hire an MBA--they want proven, driven leaders and people who can manage multiple projects and keep a team together.
First-year MBA students Bhakti Raicha, Gurkan Peksoz, Brett Wong, Ted Long, and Kyle Jorgenson comprise one of the teams advancing to the finals, and the other team consists of second-year MBA students Sam Sands, Shawn Moses, Kevin Hejna, and Brad Maiers.
Gone are the order forms and waiting for delivery as customers are now able to pay for and receive their Girl Scout cookies on the spot!
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 some of the experience, from their Project HMC blog.
You who are fans of boxing might be well versed in its etymology.
As a product of the UST Evening MBA (’97), I would be disappointed – and on my way out the door – if the critical elements of my graduate business education were missing in order for OCB to wave the AACSB banner.
A 700-page marketing textbook has accompanied me to lunch most days. A huge sheet of paper covers my table at home as I prepare to make a mind map for my stats/decision making class. And a stack of articles has been filed in a binder and will be read this weekend.
During the past few months I have been seeking advice about time management from as many people as possible who have juggled full-time jobs and graduate school.
Rather than simply completing courses in a pre-defined curriculum, students could take courses in a variety of subject areas, receiving a certificate of completion for each one.
Some of the nation’s largest corporations are seeking more regulation, particularly when it is either a boon to their business model or a bane to their competitors.
Metro pass in hand, I board the Ramsey Star Express. As a commuter living in the northwest suburbs, I have access to riding the Ramsey Star Express (the bus) or the Northstar Commuter Rail (the train). My choice--the bus. But why?
One of the hallmarks of my education has been the idea that “An MBA, first and foremost, is about changing the way you think.”
How do leaders of global corporations ensure that all of these widely-dispersed parts work together effectively? MBA programs are increasingly tailoring their curricula to help students understand today's global business environment.
According to a recent Financial Times article, however, politicians with MBAs are becoming increasingly common.
A new report by Forbes Magazine calls the Twin Cities one of the nation’s top job markets, perhaps offering a little hope for people who have long been looking for work.
What started happening 2-3 years ago in the mobile phone industry absolutely redefined the entire game.
It seems that the days of the humble printed textbook, while they may be numbered, have not yet come to an end.
I don’t think you have to get your MBA to be successful, writes guest blogger Craig Pladson. And, no, I don’t think it makes sense for everyone to get their MBA. The most important thing is to get your MBA for the right reasons. Here are three compelling reasons for you to get your MBA.