Commentary

Michael Porter

The Pain of Inflammation

The increasing use of inflammatory speech and action to generate public attention in the current mass media, social and otherwise, is troubling. Maybe I’m just too old school, but generating solid positive visi...

Outside Consultant Features Dawn Swink

On Sunday, November 8, Dawn Swink, associate professor of ethics and business law, was featured in the Star Tribune's "Outside Consultant" column. Read Swink's advice to a small business owner concerned about r...
Deflated Basketball

The Failure of Youth Sports

Dr. John Tauer, men's basketball coach and a psychology professor at St. Thomas, discusses his new book on youth sports and parenting.
Stairway to Heaven

Hidden Spaces

Photography director Mike Ekern crouched, climbed and crept around the St. Paul campus to capture some hidden treasures.

TruScribe’s Moving Messages

TruScribe's whiteboard videos, the brainchild of Andrew Herkert ‘09 B.A., ’13 M.A., capture the attention of audiences.

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.

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.

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.
Abbie Hoffman

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.