• Professional Notes

    • Professional Notes

      Professional notes Dr. John Tauer, College of Arts and Sciences (Psychology Department), published a paper with John Kingsbury ’07. Kingsbury is a second-year graduate student at Dartmouth University, where he is pursuing a Ph.D. in psychology. Their paper, “The ESPN Effect: How Slam Dunks Affect Individualism and Optimism for Athletic Success,” was published in the [...]

      Continue Reading

    • Professional Notes

      Professional notes Dr. Michael Andregg, College of Arts and Sciences (Justice and Peace Studies Department), ran a crisis-management exercise on “What to do about Iran” at the annual meeting of the International Studies Association Feb. 16 in New York City. The exercise involved intelligence professionals and peace professors from five countries.  He also was asked [...]

      Continue Reading

    • Professional Notes

      Professional Notes Dr. Sanjeev Bordoloi, Opus College of Business, is the co-author, with P. Aggarwal and T. Tobin, of an article, "CRM Performance Evaluation in Knowledge Management Industry," published in Journal of International Technology & Information Management, Vol. 17:2 (2008). Dr. Mark Dienhart, executive vice president and chief operating officer, was invited to speak on [...]

      Continue Reading

    • Professional Notes

      Professional notes Father James Lies, Center for Catholic Studies, and Dr. Tonia Bock, College of Arts and Sciences (Psychology Department), are co-authors of "What does it take to give? Moral identity, moral reasoning, and religiosity as predictors of civic engagement," published in Getting Involved: Global Citizenship Development and Sources of Moral Values (Sense Publishers, 2008). [...]

      Continue Reading

    • Professional Notes

      Professional Notes Randy Knoche, College of Arts and Sciences (Mathematics Department), has coached the St. Paul Central High School Science Bowl team for the past nine years. His team won the regional Science Bowl competition Jan. 23 at Macalester College. Their prizes include a trophy, $1,000 for Central’s science department and an all-expenses-paid, six-day trip [...]

      Continue Reading

    • Professional Notes

      Professional Notes Father James Burns (Graduate School of Professional Psychology) has accepted an invitation to be a peer reviewer for two academic journals: the Psychology of Religion and Spirituality and the Journal of Catholic Higher Education. The Psychology of Religion and Spirituality publishes peer-reviewed, original articles related to the psychological aspects of religion and spirituality. The journal [...]

      Continue Reading

    • Professional Notes

      Professional Notes Teresa Collett (School of Law) debated the proposed regulation protecting healthcare providers’ consciences Dec. 16 on a National Public Radio talk show. Listen to the recording here. Dr. Peter Feldmeier, College of Arts and Sciences (Theology Department), is the author of “Is the Theology of Religions an Exhausted Project?” published in the fall [...]

      Continue Reading

    • Professional Notes

      Professional Notes Dr. Derrin Pinto and Dr. Richard Raschio, College of Arts and Sciences (Modern and Classical Languages Department), had an article published: "Oye, qué onda con mi dinero? An Analysis of Heritage Speaker Complaints" in Sociolinguistic Studies (Vol. 2, No. 2). The article compares strategies used to voice complaints by native speakers of Spanish, [...]

      Continue Reading

    • Professional Notes

      Professional Notes Dr. Sanjeev Bordoloi, Opus College of Business (Decision Sciences Department), presented a paper, "Improving Hospital Operational Efficiency by Appropriate Capacity Comparison," at the national conference of the Decision Sciences Institute Nov. 21-24 in Baltimore. Dr. Kathryn Combs and Dr. John Spry, Opus College of Business (Finance Department), presented the paper, “Who Plays the [...]

      Continue Reading

    • Professional Notes

      Professional Notes George Baboila, School of Social Work; Dr. Patricia Stankovitch, Graduate School of Professional Psychology; and Jennifer Wright, School of Law, presented "Three Silos and a Skyway" at the 23rd annual Midwest Clinical Law Conference Nov. 14 in Bloomington, Ind. They presented a unique model of interprofessional collaboration – the "collaborative and independent" model [...]

      Continue Reading

    • Professional Notes

      Professional Notes Dr. Sarah Armstrong, Personal Counseling and Testing, was invited to speak at the Minnesota Psychological Association’s November First Friday Forum. She presented "Integrating Spirituality Into Counseling: What Does the Research Say and How Does One Do It?" to local psychologists, psychology students and mental health practitioners. Dr. Angeline Barretta-Herman is the author of [...]

      Continue Reading

    • Professional Notes

      Professional notes The Minnesota College Personnel Association held its fall conference Oct.16-17 at William Mitchell College of Law. MCPA 2008-09 board members include University of St. Thomas staff members: treasurer Josh Hengemuhle, Campus and Residence Life, (treasurer); New Professionals co-chair Tasia Tigue, Campus and Residence Life; and graduate student liaison Gretchen Switalski, School of Education. [...]

      Continue Reading

    • Professional Notes

      Professional Notes Rachel Wobschall , Alumni and Constituent Relations, was reappointed by Gov. Tim Pawlenty as a public member of the Ombudsman Committee for Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities. She also was appointed committee chair for the 2009-10 term. Dr. Fred Zimmerman , professor emeritus of engineering, gave a presentation, "The Localization of Globalization in [...]

      Continue Reading

    • Professional Notes

      Dr. Stephen Brookfield , School of Education, is the author of a book titled Teaching Reflectively in Theoretical Contexts: Promises and Contradictions. The book was co-edited with Mary Hess of Luther Seminary and was published by Krieger publishing. Learn more here. Dr. Joseph Fitzharris, College of Arts and Sciences (History Department), is the author of [...]

      Continue Reading

    • Professional Notes

        Professional Notes Teresa Collett, School of Law, wrote an article, “Applying Catholic teaching: Family life,” which appeared in the Oct. 8 issue of The Catholic Spirit. The article is the 10th in a 13-part series of the U.S. bishops’ 2007 document “Forming Consciences for Faithful Citizenship: A Call to Political Responsibility from the Catholic [...]

      Continue Reading

    • Professional Notes

      Professional Notes Dr. Michael Andregg, College of Arts and Sciences (Justice and Peace Studies Department), has arranged a crisis-management exercise on the question, “What to do about Iran?” for the 2009 annual meeting of the International Studies Association. It includes 11 representatives from three countries, five U.S. universities and several intelligence agencies. They will play roles [...]

      Continue Reading

    • Professional Notes

      Professional Notes Dr. Sarah Armstrong, Personal Counseling, presented a workshop at the 30th annual Convention of the Association of Counseling Center Training Agencies in Myrtle Beach, S.C. Her presentation was titled "Becoming Competent Training Directors: Building our Knowledge." Armstrong is the organization’s listserv survey manager, a member of the ACCTA Research Committee and liaison to [...]

      Continue Reading

    • Professional Notes

      Professional Notes Dr. Dan Carey, College of Arts and Sciences (Health and Human Performance Department), and Dr. German Pliego and Dr. Robert Raymond, College of Arts and Sciences (Quantitative Methods and Computer Science Department), are co-authors of an article, “A Comparison of Different Heart Rate Deflection Methods to Predict the Anaerobic Threshold,” published in the [...]

      Continue Reading

    • Professional Notes

      Professional Notes Dr. Sanjeev Bordoloi, Opus College of Business (Decision Sciences Department), presented a paper, "Is Setup Cost Invisible in Service Operations?" at the national conference of the Production and Operations Management Society in May. Bordoloi also chaired the session, “Structural Considerations in Services.” Dean Maines, president of the SAIP Institute at the Opus College [...]

      Continue Reading

    • Professional Notes

      Professional Notes Dr. Ron Bennett, School of Engineering, recently was named executive director for the Minnesota Center for Engineering and Manufacturing Excellence. With a passion for engineering education, Bennett sees the "mission of the center to prepare students to meet the needs of Minnesota industry. Minnesota’s economic strength begins with education." Dr. Sanjeev Bordoloi, Opus [...]

      Continue Reading

    • Professional Notes

      See what St. Thomas faculty and staff have been up to.

      Continue Reading

    • Professional Notes

      This weekly column, published each Tuesday, highlights the professional activities of UST faculty and staff (and, on occasion, students). Submissions are due by 10 a.m. Friday for each Tuesday’s column.

      Continue Reading

    • Professional Notes

      Also note: This column will resume publication Sept. 2.

      Continue Reading

    • Professional Notes

      Professional Notes Father James Burns, CAPS-Graduate School of Professional Psychology, was appointed as a senior research associate of the prestigious Institute for the Biocultural Study of Religion May 1 in Cambridge, Mass. The institute is a theological and neuroscience lab and think tank that has as its mission to promote and conduct research at the [...]

      Continue Reading

    • Professional Notes

      Professional notes Dr. Sarah Armstrong, Personal Counseling, and Dr. Tim Beyer, Life Work Center, presented a workshop, “Developing Professional Presentations: A Discussion with the Education and Training Committee,”at the 72nd annual Minnesota Psychological Convention April 26 in Bloomington. Armstrong received formal recognition and an award for 12 years of service to the MPA Education and Training Committee. [...]

      Continue Reading

http://www.stthomas.edu/news/wp-content/themes/magpress