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A Day in the Life of …

. . . an Army-Air Force second lieutenant nurse in World War II. Whoofda! I really have no idea what that would be like, but I do know what it’s like to wear the uniform that used to belong to such a veteran.
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Say Goodbye to the Balance Burden

Maggie Tomas of UST's Graduate Business Career Services office recently wrote this post on the Women of HR Blog. “The balance what?” you ask. I am referring to the burden and guilt trip we give ourselves...
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Evening UST MBA Program Pioneers Change – Again

As director of the Evening UST MBA Program and a proud 2009 alumnus, I know firsthand the challenges of completing a rigorous graduate program while balancing a full-time job with other family and personal...
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The Business Case for Teamwork Skills

This post, by Neil Hamilton and Verna Monson, Ph.D. comes from the Holloran Center for Ethical Leadership blog and was published in Minnesota Lawyer on April 16, 2012 Over a century ago, entrepreneur Andrew...
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Verdict is in on the Anderson Student Center

Dave Nimmer has visited the Anderson Student Center often enough in the last three months that he feels he’s ready to offer his opinions on whether the building lives up to its promise and the hype that has followed the January opening. Read his assessment today in The Scroll.
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Student Profile: Annelise Larson

May 19, 2012 will be a momentous day for Annelise Larson and her classmates. For Larson, it will mean chasing a dream job in organizational development and change management freshly equipped with her UST MBA.
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Student Profile: Annelise Larson

May 19, 2012 will be a momentous day for Annelise Larson and her classmates. That will be the day when they walk across the stage in the new Anderson Athletic and Recreation Complex, receive their diplomas and...
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Hateful Acts Have No Place on Our Campus

Sadly, a homophobic slur was found written on a poster on a faculty member’s office in the Summit Classroom building on Tuesday evening, April 17. The University of St. Thomas Hate Crimes and...
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Pretty Darn Really Cool, Part II

Carol Bruess regaled you last week in The Scroll about those pretty darn really cool alumnae who showed up earlier this month at a Women Connect event. In her quest to identify more pretty darn really cool people, she remembered her buddy Jim Waska, “the super nice guy at the FedEx window” in Murray-Herrick. Read about Jim today in The Scroll.
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Ask the consultant: Is Pinterest worth my time?

Q. I've noticed an explosion of interest in Pinterest.com. How can I determine if it is a worthy pursuit for the marketing of my business? Does it deserve resources that would otherwise be invested in other...
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The GMAT is Changing – Should You Worry?

In little over a month—June 5—the GMAT exam will include a new section: Integrated Reasoning. Today's post, by GMAC's Lawrence Rudner, vice president for research and evaluation comes from the Official...
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A “Great” and “Wonderful” Appointment

Nobody was surprised when John Tauer was named as head coach of the St. Thomas men’s basketball team on Monday, but the news conference still generated a nice turnout and a lot of smiles and claps on the back. Read more about them today in The Scroll and on tommiesports.com.
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Go ahead, kick me…and please retweet

Ten years ago I attended a meeting organized by Dennis Todora as he attempted to bring together a “dream team” to start a software company.  He and I became partners with a handful of others and had a...
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Life Beyond the Midwest

As a non-native Minnesotan one thing that strikes me is how loyal Minnesotans are to this land of 10,000+ lakes. However, having grown up and spent most of my adult life on the west coast, I find this geographic devotion unusual.
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Pretty Darn Really Cool

Carol Bruess, queen of positive-thinking superlatives, almost ran out of them in writing about last Saturday’s Women Connect brunch on campus. The group put on a high-energy event that featured, among others, Semhar Araia, a 1999 alumna who has loads of connections in Washington, D.C., including knowing a certain president. Read about Women Connect – and what you missed if you weren’t there – today in The Scroll.
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Corporate Responsibility: Going “Beyond Stakeholder Approaches”

Last month, CEBC conducted its fifth session in the series Beyond Compliance: Conversations about Strategies and Practices for Sustaining Ethical Cultures, focused on the role that balancing the interests of stakeholders plays in shaping and sustaining ethical cultures. Member company representatives from a range of disciplines participated.