The phrase originally belonged to the music world, referring to musicians who played without music. Many of the world’s greatest performers, especially jazz musicians, played exclusively by ear and were not classically trained.
2010 Opus Distinguished Speaker: Elaine Chao, Former U.S. Secretary of Labor
This phrase has become among the most over-used phrases of the 2000’s.
Christine Plantan, Founder and creative director of russell+hazel engaged the University of St. Thomas’ graduate business community in a Master’s Pub business conversation, I’d like to call, “Bringing Binders to Business.”
The UST team, which consisted of Sean Elder, Kelsey Luers, Roman Savchenko and Sara Speiker, was invited to deliver their winning presentation on “Social Media, Free Speech and the Ethical Corporation”
Evening UST MBA student Annemarie Hansen realized that “incorporating business practices into non-profit organization management is fundamental.”
Recently I got tired of pushing Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance around the coffee table and picked it up to read. Only a few pages in, I became distracted by two things that had everything and nothing to do with the quality of writing in the book.
While certainly some of the people at the root of banking, real estate, and other financial scandals hold MBAs, many other MBA alumni have been working diligently to stabilize the markets, build sustainable businesses, and strike a balance between economic growth and protecting the environment.
What can we learn from the 1987 movie and its soon-to-be-released sequel, "Money Never Sleeps"?
Evening UST MBA student, Mustafa Omar, says, “I look at poverty as an untapped asset, not a social liability,” and he would know.
The Schulze School of Entrepreneurship at the University of St. Thomas Opus College of Business is pleased to announce the second annual Fowler Business Concept Challenge, with a top prize of a $10,000 scholarship.
The faculty and staff were excited as new students arrived for registration and the first event of the evening. Dean Puto gave an energizing welcome to the new students, stressing the importance of the collaborative culture at St. Thomas.
Contrary to popular belief, salary increases are not the main motivator for students to apply to MBA programs.
Students and staff from the Evening and Full-time UST MBA programs braved the chilly autumn winds to watch the Minnesota Twins defeat the Kansas City Royals at Target Field.
UST MBA students learn about ways to eliminate this filler word and others during Launch Week. Here's some background on its history.
With the Minnesota State Fair wrapping up many vendors and concession stand owners are happy to have some time off - in fact I've heard that some of them make so much money during the fair, they don't need to work the rest of the year.
Using an occasional curse word can convey a "level of contempt unparalleled by non-taboo words"...there's no way to convey some expletives with polite speech.
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The Leaders of Tomorrow Golf Classic brought professionals together from around the Twin Cities to "benefit the Leaders of Tomorrow programs and Omega Psi Phi's Heritage Park students to continue building a robust talent pipeline of multicultural business professionals and leaders."
The first week of the program, orientation, is called Launch--and for good reason: the incoming class was quickly launched into intense discussions and debates on business and ethics that will set the foundation for their 21 months in the program.
“Management is making cuts ‘across the board’ to balance the budget next year.” Isn’t that an unpleasant phrase to hear at a company meeting? We all know that “across the board” means inclusive o...
After graduating from the Full-time UST MBA program in 2009, Kate Herzog founded House of Talents. House of Talents is a small company that works with the craftspeople of Ghana to produce hand-made soaps, woven baskets, and jewelry.
Joe Keeley, a 2003 alumnus of the undergraduate entrepreneurship program in the College of Business, was recently named to Twin Cities Business magazine's 2010 Entrepreneurs of the Year list.
For the past 20 years, outsourcing has reshaped the world's economy. Most manufacturing operations have shifted to developing countries, while technology service providers have thrived in countries such as India that have well-educated workforces but lower labor costs than in North America and western Europe.
Last week The Shenehon Center for Real Estate announced the creation of the Minnesota Real Estate Hall of Fame to honor those leaders who have made substantial contributions to the local community.