If you’re walking around in downtown Minneapolis it would be hard to miss the St. Thomas campus. Not because we have the biggest, or the tallest building downtown, but because each building has a distinctive look, thanks to their Kasota Limestone exterior. Sadly, it was reported last week in the Mankato Free Press that one of that city’s oldest businesses, Mankato Kasota Stone, “has closed as the recession-driven slowdown in construction hurt the market for local limestone.”
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The company that provided the familiar stone that gives many St. Thomas buildings their signature look is ending operations. Mankato Kasota Stone will close after 128 years of mining in the Minnesota River Valley.
He began working for the university as a student in 2001 and joined the Information Resources and Technologies staff full-time in 2004.
Dr. Julie Sullivan, who takes office today as the 15th president of St. Thomas, announces her senior administrative reporting structure for her inaugural year. Among the leaders are Dr. Susan Huber, who will serve as executive vice president and provost for the 2013-14 year.
A member of the Class of 2011, she died Friday, June 21.
Median home sale prices in May continued to show significant gains compared to the same period last year.
Stop by the event on Thursday, June 27, to celebrate Gilman’s 15 years of service in UST’s Enrollment Services and offer best wishes for her retirement.
Dr. Mark Dienhart, executive vice president and chief operating officer, will leave the University of St. Thomas on July 8 to become president and chief executive officer of the Schulze Family Foundation.
St. Thomas grads Alex Daley ’12 and Matt Scott ’12, and friend Tommy Hanlon, completed their soccer ball Dribble Daily journey from International Falls to the Minnesota-Iowa border on Tuesday, June 18, a trek of more than 400 miles.
Dr. Christopher Puto will remain as dean of the Opus College of Business and Dr. Bruce Gleason as interim director of the International Education Center until their successors are chosen during the 2013-14 academic year.
Graduate Programs in Software faculty member Dr. Bradley Rubin uses his corporate background to inform his cross-departmental research on big data.
As people and businesses interact on the internet, knowing foreign laws and the philosophical and historical underpinnings for those laws becomes increasingly important.
Alumnus Richard W. Conklin, a retired public relations and communications administrator at St. Thomas and Notre Dame and author of a popular history of St. Thomas, died Tuesday. His funeral will be Saturday.
A U.S. Marine aviator during World War II, he had a passion for learning and took classes at the University of St. Thomas until his death last week at age 91.
It’s the last week of the semester at UST and Tommies are venting about #USTFINALS, sharing their favorite #TommieMemories, and Instagramming their favorite campus locales. See what everyone is talking about during the week leading up to #USTCommencement 2013.
He is the husband of Laura Lee ’07, a communications-journalism graduate.