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.
An Angel Investor in the Wings: Q-and-A with Michael Moore, director of the William C. Norris Institute
How the Opus College of Business’ seed fund drives technology development and entrepreneurship in Minnesota.
Solome Tibebu has brought mental health care into the 21st century by creating Cognific for therapists and their clients.
Corey Eakins ’09 M.B.A., director of the Evening UST MBA Program, keeps pace with the busy lives of students.
Entrepreneurs use their personal values, experiences and dreams to inspire others to believe in and commit to their enterprise.
Perhaps the most motivating members of our student body are the military veterans who have chosen to earn their degrees after they complete active duty. Whether they choose to begin or continue an undergraduate business degree or pursue an M.B.A. or other graduate business degree, these individuals bring a wealth of experience, deeply held convictions and a great sense of responsibility to their studies.
Dr. Julie Sullivan, executive vice president and provost of the University of San Diego, will become the first woman and the first lay person to serve as president of the University of St. Thomas in its 128-year history.
According to Facebook’s website, its mission is “to make the world more open and connected. People use Facebook to stay connected with friends and family, to discover what’s going on in the world, and to share and express what matters to them.” But is this really true?
Martha McCarthy ’11 and Emily Pritchard ’11 used their entrepreneurship studies to create the Social Lights.
His Time to Lead: Q&A with Steve Humerickhouse, Executive Director of the Multicultural Forum on Workplace Diversity
The director of the annual conference reflects on the growth of diversity, the evolution of inclusion, and the hope of breaking new ground for the next 25 years.
What keeps Alan Bignall ’85 M.B.A. going and going and going? In a word: passion. Bignall ispresident and CEO of ReconRobotics Inc., a company that creates tactical micro-robot systems used by the military, law enforcement and rescue teams. Currently, their robots can explore an environment that might be dangerous for humans to enter and provide auditory and visual feedback, even in complete darkness.
Holiday spending is the most concentrated retail sales event of the year. It also reflects current consumer confidence and is often a bellwether for retailing in the coming year. That’s why we began conducting an annual holiday spending survey in 2002.
St. Thomas has had a long relationship with Hiawatha Academies in Minneapolis. Sean Elder ’11 M.B.A., continues that tradition as chief operating officer of the maturing, rapidly growing organization.
The Center for Ethical Business Cultures launches a new book that examines the journey of American business in corporate responsibility, tracing ideas across nearly two centuries.
Angela Selden ’87 leads Arise Virtual Solutions to success and invites the nation’s leaders to use technology to put Americans back to work.
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.
POP! How Brad Ribar ’82 Turned a Kernel of an Idea Into a ‘Summer Job’ Grossing $1 Million Annually.
For many regular fairgoers, a stop at the corn roast stand is a must. But when it first appeared 28 years ago, it was a slightly harder sell. “We gave away a lot of free samples the first year. People had never seen roasted corn before. Also, when we first started, no one wanted burnt kernels. Now, they ask for them,” Ribar says.
The chair of the Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority talks about balancing different interests and the possibility of a retractable feature.
The retailer that Fortune magazine named one of the world’s most respected companies in 2012 crosses the border under the watchful eye of Tony Fisher ’97.
A flawed health care system will take more than mandates to recover; it will take consumer engagement
Dr. Donna Block '05 M.B.A. has opened two women-centered clinics that provide care to women, by women
Trends in cancer care
In 2011, two Opus College of Business faculty members launched a study of more than 70 health care organizations. The outcome will assist these organizations in meeting the demands and challenges of a new, more transparent and more competitive market.
Health care organizations lag behind most successful businesses in executing high-quality business plans