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The Value of the Capstone

Upon returning from the holiday break, my first order of duty was to conduct a survey of recent UST MBC “capstone” students. Communication Leadership Priorities—usually taken during the last semester of...
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Worst Practices: SMS Scam

This post, by Steve Borsch, is being republished from Minnov8, a website that focuses on technology innovation in the State of Minnesota. Sick with the flu all weekend I’d gone to bed early Sunday night...
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A Snapshot of B-School J-term

How would I handle back-to-back days of class on what was supposed to be my downtime from a very busy job? Surprisingly well, I found out, because I love my class, writes Lindsey Buhrmann.
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Why the web is "going dark" today

The website Copyblogger has a great post on the Stop Online Piracy Act—the reason sites like Wikipedia are "dark" today. Here are a few highlights. SOPA is the Stop Online Piracy Act, written with the...
10-240 OCB MBA Arun Deivasigamani

Meet Arun Deivasigamani ’08 M.B.A.

The Evening UST MBA was the perfect choice for me, writes Arun Deivasigamani '08 M.B.A. The courses were demanding but highly relevant and rewarding. The workload was appropriate for a working professional, and I was able to balance my school, work, family and social life successfully while completing the program in less than three years.
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Being Honest

By Deb Basarich, Full-time UST MBA Associate Director of Student Life I was once asked in a job interview “When is it OK to lie?” I’ve often thought about this question and have asked it to others....
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The (Business) "Benefits" of Lard

Just how powerful is branding?  National Public Radio recently posted an interesting segment in regards to lard of all things and its lack of popularity due in large part to branding.  You can find this...
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Nominations Open for Star Tribune's "Top Workplaces"

From the Star Tribune: For the past two years, the Star Tribune and the Pennsylvania research firm WorkplaceDynamics have set out to identify Minnesota's Top Workplaces. University of St. Thomas management...
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Reading Outside of the Classroom

Learning is life-long; take it from leading business thinkers and strategists.  The Wall Street Journal recently posted thisarticle where notable business professors such as Warren Bennis, from USC and...
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Swing Dancing Across the Keyboard

Lisa Weier is keeping very busy this January Term. Top on her list is writing her first book, Swing Dancing for Dummies, and she hopes to see you at a Swing Club event soon. You'll have a blast, she promises today in The Scroll.
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Rethinking Your Every Word

This post is by Evening UST MBA student Vitaly Demin, a strategy consultant at Eames Management Group and co-founder of the Russian technology blog Gridder.ru. Al Ries, one of the world's top marketing...
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When is the best time to buy?

I need to replace the carpet in my home. When should I buy my hubby that big screen TV he’s been drooling over? This Minnesota winter weather (even if it is mild) is starting to get to me...I need to go...
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Student Business Profile

Today's post comes from the Schulze School of Entrepreneurship newsletter, with a profile of a new venture launched by some undergraduate business alumni, who among other clients are helping the UST MBA with...
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What's in store for the new year?

The Star Tribune took to predicting the future in this weekend's paper, with the Help of some UST business faculty. "We asked experts across the Twin Cities to forecast the months ahead — or make their best,...
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Resolve to be "flawsome" in 2012

Today is January 2, and hopefully most of you have not given up on your resolutions for the new year already.  One of the mistakes that many people make is that they look at resolutions as an...
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Shelby Bringing His Basketball Passion to St. Thomas

Here's a tip on a good way to spend this Saturday: Walk down to Schoenecker Arena, watch the Tommie men and women basketball teams play Augsburg, and listen to Don Shelby call the games as the public address announcer. The former WCCO-TV news anchor also will sell The Season Never Ends, a short stories anthology that Dave Nimmer describes today in The Scroll as "crisp … insightful … and poignant."
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Happy holidays!

The University of St. Thomas is closed from Friday, December 23 through Sunday, January 1.  Look for new blog posts in 2012! To get into the holiday spirit, be sure to watch "A St. Thomas Christmas" on your...
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2012 Challenge: Email on a “Human Scale”

This post originally appeared in The Scroll, a blog for the University of St. Thomas community.  It was written by Dr. Carol Bruess, a professor in the Communication & Journalism department.   My smart...
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Merry Christmas From the Super 8

Dave Nimmer will hang out this Christmas weekend at a Super 8 motel and a nursing home in Wisconsin. He writes in The Scroll today that he can't think of a better way to spend Christmas.
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How's Your Twitter Resume – #Twesume

This post, by Pavi Andaloo, a second-year full-time MBA student, comes from the “CareerLink” blog by UST’s Graduate Business Career Services office. Are you an avid twitter user and cognizant of using...