The process of effective evaluation helps to set and maintain standards of performance, to measure progress, to recognize achievement, and to motivate others. However, providing negative feedback is not always eassy.
According to the Minnesota Grape Growers Association, the Upper Mississippi River Valley may soon be top of mind when looking for good wine.
In 15 years, my work for St. Thomas has taken me around the globe with my camera, lights, microphones and tripod. I never travel light.
In spite of the drought that is affecting major swaths of the Midwest, many U.S. farmers will do just fine this year.
You can be whatever you want to be. We say that a lot, but what we really mean is: You can be whatever you want to be, but first you need a college degree. Freakonomics Radio took a look at the value of education and the dark-side of educational credentials (fake diplomas!).
Immigration will never cease to be a hot-button topic. In times of economic crisis, xenophobia often rears its head. Unauthorized migrants get painted with broad strokes – labeled as terror- ists, job stealers and criminals. But a counter narrative must be told – one of inclusion, democracy, family values and fairness.
While many spectators enjoy the great athleticism and sportsmanship that takes place during the Olympic Games, it can be easy to overlook the economic and real estate development that the Olympic Games can provide for the host city
A worker welds the frame of the new scoreboard at the north end of O'Shaughnessy Stadium, Aug. 10, 2012. The 28-foot by 48-foot scoreboard will include a video screen that will measure 18 feet four inches tall and 32 feet nine inches wide, making it the largest stadium video board in NCAA Division III. (Photo by Mike Ekern '02)
One facet to increasing productivity is taking time off--real time off, not a vacation spent with one thumb on the iPhone at all times.
There are hot-button words used in business, but consider the words “why” or “how”? Jeff Brown and Dan Wallace, speakers at the UST MBA Master’s Connection, want to challenge how your “How” is invaluable, marketable, and empowering.
Each section of the GMAT test will require you to brush up on material that you may or may not have learned at some point during your formative education years, but in the event that you are a little rusty or have no clue where to begin, especially in the quantitative section, consider checking out Khan Academy.
State’s colleges and universities need to find new ways to collaborate with each other and local businesses in order to fuel economic growth and prosperity in Minnesota.
Sustainable Business: 5 things sustainability managers can learn from the adult entertainment industry
The US adult entertainment industry brings in close to $12 billion annually. Due to this success, a bit of investigation is deserved to see if there are some lessons we can extract and extrapolate to sustainable business.
Arrows on the Twin Cities real estate chart pointed upward for the fifth consecutive month, according to the Residential Real Estate Price Report Index, a monthly analysis of the 13-county Twin Cities area prepared by the Shenehon Center for Real Estate at the University of St. Thomas’ Opus College of Business
Music and Movies: Opus College of Business co-sponsors August Music and Movies at Lake Harriet Bandshell
The Opus College of Business is pleased to be a sponsor of the Vita.mn Music and Movies series this August.
The entire planet will be celebrating for the 2012 London Olympic Games in a few days. As London gets ready, there are some concrete lessons from Beijing’s recent Olympic experience.
There are many possible tenants that could fit into the space held by Neiman Marcus, a high-end retailer in downtown Minneapolis for about 20 years. Before a new tenant comes to town, It is important to conduct a Market Analysis process for this particular site.
Whether health care reform remains as a law or a concept, it is clear in Minnesota and elsewhere in the country that providers have begun to move in the direction that the legislation intended. In this interactive session, panelists brought to the table a unique perspective about the current health care system and the necessary moves to a better future for their organization.
Before you decide it is time for your business to have online presence, make sure to use strategic planning to “get the word out"
Early findings from the UST Work and Well-Being Study suggest that resources directed towards employee well-being lead to a productive, fully engaged staff. The study explores the relationship between work performance and well-being and retentionin all facets of an employee's life.
Business students from the Fachhochschule Trier will visit St. Thomas (May 27th to June 1st) to engage in simulated contract negotiations with St. Thomas students as part of the International Business Law course.
Nicole Williams, connection director at LinkedIn, talks about key factors you should consider when making that big decision to get a graduate degree and what you need to figure out beforehand to get the most out of the program.
During U.S. Bank Financial Education Day, 100 Minneapolis high school students recently filled the halls of UST's Minneapolis campus to increase their financial literacy and take charge of their personal finances.
Check out a few aspects the GMAT creators take into consideration regarding bias. The GMAT creators are attempting to eliminate hidden biases, as they can add an additional layer of challenge to an already difficult test for international and minority students.
Kris Sharockman, director of the University of St. Thomas MS in Accountancy program shares how she can make a difference to the Haitian community and fulfill the St. Thomas mission of working to advance the common good.