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Professional Notes for April 10, 2013

This week's notes feature Massimo Faggioli, Dan Gjelten, Father Joseph Hurtuk, John Wendt, and students Samantha Hanowski, Shannon Kelly, Meghan Meints, Kilee Pertl and David Steinhafel.
Mike Rice

The Weigh-In: March Madness at Rutgers

The videos showing former Rutgers head men’s basketball coach Mike Rice physically and emotionally abusing his players were outrageous and disgusting, in large part because they run so counter to the messages we hope our student-athletes learn from intercollegiate athletics.
Luann Dummer

Luann Dummer: Feminist, Friend, Gourmet Cook

This Friday St. Thomas celebrates 20 years of the Luann Dummer Center for Women. Here is the story of the incredible woman who started it all one month before her premature death from lung cancer in 1992.
John Tauer

Tauer’s Guys Put the ‘Team’ in Teamwork

Coach Johnny Tauer repeats several words -– “unselfish” and “great senior leadership” -– over and over when he analyzes the three St. Thomas men’s basketball teams that have advanced to the Elite Eight round of the NCAA Division III tournament in the last five years.
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Outside Consultant Round-up

UST faculty regularly answer questions in the Star Tribune‘s Ask The Consultant column. Here’s a round-up of a few recent questions.