Equipped with 11 years of research data, University of St. Thomas marketing professors find the mood of holiday shoppers is close to pre-recession levels.
Susan Alexander is beginning to think a lot about Christmas, now that lights and other seasonal decorations are making their appearances. Her advice today in The Scroll is for you to follow her lead and string your own lights before too much snow flies.
MBA programs have come under fire from many directions in recent times. Depending on the source, MBA students are alleged to be overly analytical “lone wolves” who do not work well in teams, lacking in the so-called soft skills that build interpersonal relationships, and willing to compromise on shady ethical principles to sustain profits and market dominance.
The annual tradition will be held at the Minneapolis Convention Center this year while it’s usual host, Orchestra Hall, undergoes construction.
Susan Alexander says one complaint she hears about The Scroll is that “it is too upbeat and pleased with everything purple.” In an effort to provide a little balance, she came up with a list of 10 things she doesn’t care for at St. Thomas. You can read them today in The Scroll.
For 37 years the Green Bay, Wis., native primarily taught American literature, including the novel since Word War II. He served under three university presidents, and also coached tennis.
An opening ceremony will be held at 5 p.m. Saturday near the lower quad’s flagpole. All are welcome.
More than 60 St. Thomas students competed recently in the fourth annual Fowler Business Concept Challenge, earning a total of $39,000 in scholarships.
The annual Minnesota Tekne Awards honor those who play a significant role in discovering new technologies that educate, improve lifestyles and impact the lives and futures of people living in Minnesota and all over the world.
The interactive forum at Pantages Theater continues the University of St. Thomas’ annual series on civility in public discourse.
Sometimes research leads to startling discoveries and sometimes research leads nowhere … but sometimes research leads to a position in the nation’s capital.
Will Wallace attended St. Thomas more than a decade ago and never completed his degree, but Dave Nimmer couldn’t be prouder of the former gang member. Wallace took what he learned in his two years at St. Thomas, turned his life around and became “a mentor, father figure and spiritual confessor” to troubled young men, Nimmer writes today in The Scroll.
St. Thomas magazine has won three gold and one silver award for excellence in the 2012 CASE V Awards contest.
The eighth annual event brings together the undergraduate and graduate-level seminarians affiliated with the university.
With the recent string of bomb threats at colleges and universities across the country, it’s important to stay informed on what to do should an emergency situation arise on our campus.
Nazario wrote “Enrique’s Journey” and has earned dozens of national awards for her reporting on social issues. The program is free, but tickets are required.
Jordan Zahrte likes to hear all “the chatter” around campus about politics these days. She wants to hear more, she writes today in The Scroll, and she hopes that students will continue to engage in rich conversations and walk away knowing more about other perspectives as well as their own.
Sociology student Kylee Joosten and her adviser, Dr. Lisa Waldner, researched differences in how males and females act as perpetrators of sexual coercion.
The most notable highlight from this year’s report is the 67.8 percent increase in students from Saudi Arabia.
Krissy Schoenfelder, a 2009 alumna and Young Alumni communications chair, put on her reporter’s hat and interviewed a classmate back for her first Homecoming since graduation. You can read their Q-and-A in The Scroll.
One year ago, law professors Mark Osler and Teresa Collett wrote corresponding opinion pieces on Minnesota’s marriage amendment, which were published in the Minneapolis-based “Star Tribune.” In this election year they have continued to discuss the topic with each other quite regularly in a “purple” sort of way.