Entrepreneurs envision a better, faster, cheaper or more efficient way to produce a product or service. On the strength of that vision, they work to turn their idea into a profitable business enterprise.
Dan Carr ’82, Richard Murphy and John Allen were honored at the 24th Annual Entrepreneur Awards Ceremony.
Carol Bruess is on a sabbatical this academic year, and the change of schedule has thrown her for such a loop that she has documented 10 things that she “hates” about her sabbatical. You can read about them in The Scroll.
Second-year UST MBA students provide direction to the world’s leading medical clinic as Mayo Innovation Scholars.
Students with innovative engineering ideas participate in St. Thomas’ Senior Design Clinic each year. Four of those former students now are listed as inventors on a U.S. patent issued in August.
An entrepreneur brings free health care to the needy ... in Minnetonka.
Access to clean water may not be a problem in the United States. but in Abdi Husen’s homeland of Ethiopia more than 56 million people lack access to safe drinking water. Husen decided to address this disparity … one bottle at a time.
Here’s one dip that is actually good news: the number of foreclosures and short sales is down considerably from last year. Also, this month’s analysis takes a look at what’s happening to the price-to-income ratio.
October is National Bullying Prevention Month. While there has been some progress, Lisa Waldner reminds us that there is still a lot of work to do to change the culture of bullying – especially in Minnesota.
Solome Tibebu has brought mental health care into the 21st century by creating Cognific for therapists and their clients.
Twenty-six employees of the University of St. Thomas were inducted into the Quarter Century Club on Wednesday, Sept. 25, celebrating their 25 years of service to St. Thomas.
The Selim Center for Learning in Later Years had its 40th anniversary celebration earlier this month, and Dave Nimmer was present to hear the encouraging words of former WCCO-TV anchor Don Shelby. Mo Selim, the center’s founder, became ill during the event but is resting comfortably at home these days. Nimmer writes about the evening in The Scroll.
The construction of Herrick Hall, completed in 1989, was made possible by a gift from John Herrick '54. Herrick helped President Julie Sullivan unveil the new signage.
The University of St. Thomas School of Law announced Wednesday that it is implementing a tuition freeze for its next incoming class. The school also is switching from a per-credit tuition model to a flat-fee structure.
Assistant professor Dr. Gaston "Chip" Small of the Biology Department has been published in the journal Science, the world's leading publication for scientific news.
Dave Nimmer was impressed last week by the inauguration ceremony for St. Thomas President Julie Sullivan, finding it “crisp and clean, purposeful and passionate, reverent and respectful.” And, as he writes today in The Scroll, Nimmer is equally impressed by the new president and her “attitude, background, candor, determination and focus.”
Senior writer empowers women one comic book at a time.
The fourth annual induction ceremony is sponsored by St. Thomas' Shenehon Center for Real Estate.
Many people joined the conversation on social media as Dr. Julie Sullivan was inaugurated the 15th president of the University of St. Thomas.
St. Thomas Board of Trustees has accepted the retirement of the Most Reverend Harry Flynn as chair and member of the board.
They were awarded $1,500 and were among five teams that participated in the competition.
Founded by two St. Thomas juniors, Love Your Melon sells hats to help support children battling cancer.
While it may not have the high-profile lineage or panache of the Resolute desk in the Oval Office, Dr. Sullivan's desk has a long and well-documented history.
More than 12,000 pounds of debris from the 35W bridge collapse has arrived on campus. The remnants will serve as a reminder to those who aspire to engineer a better future for all of us.
President Julie Sullivan is saying “Merry Christmas” early this year. Read here about her decision on how many extra days off employees will receive over the holidays.