As the Star Tribune’s Adam Belz pointed out Sunday, many Minnesota technology companies are being sold and moving operations to large tech firms.
In a second machine age, digital computational power will augment human cognition going forward, just as steam power augmented human strength after the industrial revolution – the first machine age. What does this mean to innovation, to business models and to the academy, asks Dean Lenway.
The Landscape of Family Business map reveals the breadth of challenges family business owners must navigate in the short-term, while at the same time preparing for the long-term in order to establish a family business that endures for generations.
Susan Alexander believes the theme of this year’s academic convocation was power, and that’s a good thing, she writes in The Scroll. Not the kind of power that corrupts, as Lord Acton once observed, but the power of imagination, as envisioned by St. Thomas President Julie Sullivan during her convocation remarks.
The Fowler Business Concept Challenge is an entrepreneurial competition, but "it’s not just for students who study entrepreneurship. Many of the competition’s best ideas come from students across campus, who see a better way of doing something in their field of study,” says David Deeds.
We're keeping a modern time capsule by asking graduate business students to share their experience now—and periodically throughout the program. Today's topic: the first day of school.
St. Thomas welcomed the class of 2018 in style.
This week's ALS Ice Bucket Challenge on campus demonstrates one irrefutable fact to Carol Bruess. We care. We care deeply because we have seen the ravages of ALS, and we want to do something about it. She expects to see you on Thursday in the Quad!
Russian hackers. Retail data breaches. Heartbleed. When Internet security breaches occur, many consumers don’t so much as bat an eyelid. This begs the question: in the world of big data, what would make someone change their passwords?
With fuzzy memories of her mindset before starting out in the UST MBA, Susie Eckstein '09 M.B.A. is collecting stories of student experiences in the program.
This post originally appeared on Courtroom Divas.The other evening, I met with a few friends after work. Before the food came to the table, the stories started pouring out of people: complex projects, quick...
With around 1.8 million annual visitors, The Great Minnesota Get-Together is something many look forward to all summer long. Why you may ask? Fried food on a stick and giveaways!
School of Social Work professor Lance Peterson discusses the use of simple technology to enhance competency development in graduate social work education.
The Opus College of Business’ new dean on her career to date and returning to the Twin Cities.
The collaboration behind the UST Center of Excellence for Big Data.
Consider and establish measurable goals before writing a plan suggests MBC program director Mike Porter - not the other way around.
Dobrina Georgieva studies the effects of country legal regulations and cultural characteristics on financial markets and cross-border cooperation.
Whether currently in the classroom or a seasoned alumnus, most of us could improve our critical thinking skills. Here are the eight most effective ways to do just that.
What is the right point in a career to look into getting an advanced degree? Guest blogger Chris Ohlendorf of Versique Executive Search and Consulting, has the answer.
Geologist Kevin Theissen explores the global change that affects ecology and civilizations both faraway and close to home.
"I was amazed to see what the power of bringing together young entrepreneurs—those who are in the trenches—could do to come up with the most of course creative solutions to tackle youth unemployment," said Solome Tibebu ’12.
Although the skill sets associated with these roles can seem quite similar, leadership and management tactics have different foundations, and recognizing ways to improve in these respective areas can help advance a company and a career.
As Target begins to emerge from crisis mode, yesterday the company named its new CEO. A recent graduate of UST’s Master of Business Communication (MBC) program working at Target shares her key takeaways from the retailer’s recent data breach.
Mathematics professor Eric Rawdon had a childhood passion for computers that led to meaningful scientific discoveries and cross-disciplinary collaborations.
My grandfather was born in a small village in the west of Ireland in 1839. He was the third of four children. In 1845 and succeeding years, the Irish potato crop failed and a great famine ensued. A million peop...