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Q. How do you measure success?

Evening UST MBA Student Life hosted the spring Happy Half Hour and Elective Trax – sponsored by Robert Half International.
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Take it from me…letters of recommendation

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.
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Google and Crossword Puzzles: Cheating or not?

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.
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TommieMedia.com is Doing its job – and Well

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."
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Why you should submit your application well in advance of posted deadlines

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.
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My daily business ‘cycle

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.
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Moving Up, Over, or Out: Career Transition Strategies

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.
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Lessons of the benefits of diversity

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.
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Spring!

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.
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On writing “how I talk”

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.
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The Czech Connection

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.
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UST teams find success at CEBC Ethics Competition on Social Media

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.”
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Target’s evolution in Diversity & Inclusion

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.
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What Would Tom Feely Think?

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.
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Study Abroad: Mali

Full-time UST MBA student John Kamman and Molli Mikl traveled to Mali, Africa for two weeks over J-term.
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Re-inventing civic participation in Minnesota

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!