Commentary

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Inside Politics

The Health Care MBA offers an insider’s look at policy in the making
Todd Lawrence

Humans of St. Thomas: Todd Lawrence

English professor Todd Lawrence got to St. Thomas thanks to as little math as possible, a smoke-filled advising session from a college professor, and a just plain love of books.
Campus Scenes

How Will You Change the World?

The 2016 Hult Prize takes on the challenge of building sustainable, scalable and fast-growing social enterprises in crowded urban spaces.
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Clean Slate: Henkel Launches a New U.S. Detergent

When German manufacturing giant Henkel partnered with Walmart to bring its flagship laundry detergent, Persil, to the American marketplace, it knew it needed not only a new brand but an attention-getting marketing campaign to appeal to U.S. consumers.
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Depth of Field Icons: Abbie Hoffman

Abbie Hoffman, the most celebrated social and political activist and anti-war dissident of his time, spoke at St. Thomas 27 years ago this month on Sept. 20, 1988.
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A University that Breathes

Dr. Erika Scheurer, associate professor of English and director of Writing Across the Curriculum, shares her personal experiences with Project for Mindfulness and Contemplation, including meditating with students in classes. For those interested in learning more, there will be a meditation "sit-in" at noon Tuesday, Sept. 29, on the lower quad.
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Early Warning Signs

How the experiences of founding team members may influence organizational distress that can lead to failure.
Mashael Aljahdali

Humans of St. Thomas: Mashael Aljahdali

Carol Bruess is back with this year's first installment of the popular Humans of St. Thomas series. She chats with graduate student Mashael Aljahdali who loves her family and dreams of working at a university – and who is almost never not smiling.
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Celebrity Endorsements: When the Good Go Bad

Many business students have read Good to Great by Jim Collins. Some may also be familiar with his follow-up book, How the Mighty Fall. As the titles imply, the first is a list of companies and company attribute...