A team of UST MBA Students will compete this week to secure $1 million in start-up funding to launch a sustainable social venture. The The Hult Prize is a program committed to launching the next wave of social enterprises by encouraging teams to compete in solving the world's challenging problems through business.
Congressman Keith Ellison spoke to a crowd of more than 60 future graduate students at the Learners to Leaders Leadership Summit on campus last weekend. The leaders of today face problems they don't yet know how to solve, he said. The solutions are going to come from today’s college and graduate students.
This has been “The Winter of Our Discontent,” writes professor Dave Brennan in an examination of how weather impacts consumers, retailers and the economy.
Dave Nimmer will dearly miss the 92 St. Thomas employees who will retire in May, and in today’s Scroll he pays tribute to two of them – Tom Connery and Lynda McDonnell – who always have showed their pride and passion.
The differing perspectives that Evening UST MBA student Travis Bezella gained while studying abroad shed new light "on what I believed I knew about business being truly global." Many of these interactions challenged him to consider his MBA experience, as well as his career, in a completely new light.
India has a lot to teach the rest of the world, writes Pleasant Radford, Jr. in a reflection on his study abroad trip there this J-Term. We must be willing to listen, observe, and appreciate the beauty in its “managed chaos.”
The UST Law mission is a defining characteristic that reverberates throughout all of its classes, programs, and publications, and sets the law school apart from its competitors. Through the mission, the UST Law...
Attending your first interview can be a nerve-wracking experience, so here are five golden rules to help reduce your anxiety levels.
A call for humility, compassion and a second chance.
Drew Kniffin ’09 M.B.A., and Chris Rupp ’06 M.B.A. talk about their time in the UST MBA and how it’s translated to the successes they've found working with international audiences.
The long running game show “Family Feud” has long made entertainment out of survey data, writes Mike Porter. The problem facing business researchers: too many surveys.
Laurel Street Flowers in St. Paul, owned by Sue Wagner, a 23 year St. Thomas employee before getting into the floral business, will sell 850 of the 196,000,000 roses produced for Valentine’s Day.
Perhaps it's just a buzzword that will fade with time or maybe it's the next phase of a movement that has been and will continue to change workplaces, inspiring women and men to go after their dreams and “lean in” to their passions.
As one lecturer put it, “2015 is a crucible for the global risk management community. (Yes, there is such a thing!) Both of these major events are being held in volatile areas of the world and the demands for risk managing them are higher than I have ever seen.”
Family roots run deep when you dig into your genealogy, which Alex Haley did to write "Roots: The Saga of an American Family" (1976). Haley spoke on campus on Oct. 28, 1986.
Bandy, a fast paced high scoring cross between soccer and ice hockey popular in the Twin Cities, Sweden, and Russia attempted to bid its way into the Sochi Olympic Games.
Kim Rueb has long been interested in issues such as gender equality, but her perspective has changed since her days as a college student. She writes today in The Scroll that society must come to realize a woman can have a job and be a mom – or she can choose one over the other and not need to feel any the less for it.
Working in a multi-generational office can be challenging writes Jess Bauer, but no matter your generation everyone wants: respect, transparency, an open door policy, a sense of purpose and integrity.
A working vision statement will serve as a guide during the university's strategic planning process.
How can you learn about MBA and other graduate programs at UST in a way that both maximizes your time and delivers value? The UST MBA Forum on Wednesday, February 12 was designed with these factors in mind.
The Schulze School of Entrepreneurship is giving all students at St. Thomas inspiration during this first week of class. In just the last two weeks, here’s what’s being said in the local and national media about our entrepreneurs.
In preparation for the Olympic games, host cities build at a rate that would typically take years to achieve. Few host nations have been successful in creating development that will benefit the country after the fanfare has left town. Jessica Kluntz asks, will the case be the same for Sochi?
Like many alumni, Jessica Meilleur ’08 has questions and concerns about how to achieve work-life balance. She hasn’t been able to find a pat answer, but she picked up some tips in a Young Alumni Education Roundtable and offers her thoughts today in The Scroll.
As a convener of leaders, a curator of forward thinking content and an incubator for what’s new and what’s next, The Forum on Workplace Inclusion is always looking for what will challenge participants to see and prepare for a different future, writes Steve Humerickhouse.
The more a business expands globally, the more likely its employees or business partners will be approached to pay a bribe, writes Ron James. But just because corruption is accepted or expected in another country or culture doesn’t make it legal or ethical.