School of Engineering professor Dr. Jim Ellingson and junior Noel Naughton spent the summer grinding 25 pounds of peanuts in a project that aims to help small farmers in developing nations produce food more efficiently.
Gleason is a tenured faculty member of the Department of Music and has taught at the university since 1999.
Dr. Camille George of St. Thomas’ School of Engineering is helping to revolutionize the way breadfruit is incorporated into the livelihoods of people in developing nations. Last month she travelled to Kauai, Hawaii, to install a breadfruit-drying device she co-designed with adjunct engineering professor Bob Bach for the National Tropical Botanical Gardens.
Speakers include Susan Callaway, English; Debra Peterson and Tim Scully, Communication and Journalism; Mike Klein, Justice and Peace Studies; Ernest Owens, Management; and Kimberly Vrudny, Theology.
Included in this week’s Professional Notes are faculty Dr. Massimo Faggioli, Dr. Teresa Rothausen-Vange and Dr. Edward Ulrich; staff Dan Gjelten; and UST MBA alums Sara Christenson and Annelise Larson.
Senior Ryan Delaney, junior Nate Webster and sophomore Mitch Hoffmann have been working as a team on the “TurtleBot” since early June.
Early findings from the UST Work and Well-Being Study suggest that resources directed towards employee well-being lead to a productive, fully engaged staff. The study explores the relationship between work performance and well-being and retentionin all facets of an employee’s life.
The Global Business Education (GBE) Initiative from the Opus College of Business, has open a new blog to begin building a community of individuals with an active interest in the development of meaningful globally-oriented experiences.
Have you ever felt like an experience was better because it felt like “time flew by”? Research by Aaron Sackett, assistant professor of marketing, looks to prove this area of consumer behavior.
To many people, the discipline of “operations” calls to mind the mundane movements of assembly lines, or perhaps the landscape of boxes in a warehouse. But Dr. Sheneeta White sees operations differently, and brings her perspective to her students at both the undergraduate and MBA level.
UST’s High Performance Health Care blog recently talked with Peter Southard, Ph.D., an assistant professor of operations and supply chain management, about his research on capital investment decisions in health care.
The honorees at the 2012 St. Thomas Day are Corrine Carvalho, Thomas Cronin, Bernadeia Johnson, Dr. Gordon Klatt and Matthew Sullivan.
While working on his Ph.D. he taught for two years at St. Thomas as an adjunct faculty member and joined the university full time in 1990.
The award recognizes excellence in social work field education.