Evening UST MBA Student Life hosted the spring Happy Half Hour and Elective Trax – sponsored by Robert Half International.
It is important to remember that the UST MBA programs accept competent professionals who make great teammates and enhance the classroom experience for their peers. For those reasons, we ask that our applicants provide two professional letters of recommendation.
People have long used dictionaries and encyclopedias in working on crossword puzzles, so Doug Hennes didn't think twice when he started "Googling" for answers on a recent puzzle. Some people think that may be "cheating." Is it? He reflects on the issue today in The Scroll.
Professional Development Workshop sponsored by NSHMBA
Dave Nimmer likes the stories that TommieMedia.com is publishing these days. They are accurate, fair and balanced, he says today in The Scroll, and he has found the site "neither a lap dog or a pit bull."
As useful and convenient as web sites are for conducting research about MBA programs and learning about admission requirements, even the best web site cannot replace a visit to campus.
As we all know, it's human nature to put off doing things that aren't "fun" until the last minute. And most people would agree (admissions directors included) that working on an MBA application is not the most fun way to spend your free time. However, there are compelling reasons to submit your application well in advance of posted deadlines.
Investing in ethics is beneficial for any company, even in a recession.
I mean, your companion, or maybe your ally. But it can also be your downfall if used inappropriately.
Bicycle commuter and admissions adviser David Baker wonders whether biking to work is worth the hassle. For him, and nearly 4% of the commuters in the Twin Cities, the answer is a resounding yes.
Many employees today are motivated by an interest in meaningful work, not just economic rewards.
Carol Bruess is pretty excited about spring break and the "buzz" that precedes it on campus. She describes what that buzz looks like and sounds like and feels like today in The Scroll.
The University of St. Thomas Opus College of Business has been selected as the winner of the National Association of Graduate Admissions Professionals’ (NAGAP) 2010 Promotional Excellence Award.
Nine alternative career paths influence people in their career, including money, difficulty of the job, bridging from one job to another, job environments, matching of interests to a position as well as other factors that cause professionals to make specific career decisions.
The majority of UST’s prospective and current students are originally from Minnesota, and the information in this post will come as no surprise to them: Minnesota, specifically the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul, are great places to live and work.
Craig Herkert, CEO of SUPERVALU told his personal journey of discovering the business imperatives of understanding and including diversity in the grocery business at the 22nd annual Multicultural Forum on Workplace Diversity.
Now that spring has arrived officially, Brady Narloch likes the sounds that he is hearing: baseballs popping into leather mitts and birds chirping in the trees, not the crunch of snow under foot and the howl of the wind. The change is quite welcome, he writes today in The Scroll.
Take it from me, a thoughtful description of a true ethical dilemma can go a long way in your application to the UST MBA program.
Sometimes people say of their personal writing style, “I write how I talk.” This approach presents inherent problems if the purpose of the writing centers on presentation of business issues or persuasion of audiences that literally don’t know your voice.
Did you know about the "Czech Connection" at St. Thomas? It's one of many impressive efforts to foster and integrate globalization at St. Thomas, says Dr. Susan Alexander. Learn more from her about those many connections today in The Scroll.
The 2nd Annual CEBC Ethics Case Competition recently took place here at the Opus College of Business. With the support of United Health Group and the local business community, five teams comprised of four full-time MBA students presented their unique approaches to “Social Media, Free Speech and the Ethical Corporation.”
Todd Williams from Target will co-present with Sara Taylor, from deepSEE Consulting; on the topic of Branding Your Diversity & Inclusion Initiative Thursday at The Multicultural Forum on Workplace Diversity.
As the demolition of O'Shaughnessy Hall began Thursday, with the west wall of the third-floor gymnasium coming down stone by stone, Doug Hennes wondered, "What would Tom Feely have thought about this?" The late Feely played, coached and taught in the gym for 50 years. You can read Hennes' observations today in The Scroll.
Full-time UST MBA student John Kamman and Molli Mikl traveled to Mali, Africa for two weeks over J-term.
The Minnesota Idea Open is on the cusp of re-inventing civic participation in our state. It’s a new electronic platform that will allow Minnesotans to supply ideas to solve our state’s most onerous problems – and some of these very ideas will be implemented!