UST in the news

Here’s a roundup of recent stories of interest that mention St. Thomas.

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  • “Purported expert on sex offenders charged with perjury,” Star Tribune, March 2, 2005.   “[Michael] Nilan, who was paid $6,120 by the state for testifying in the case, also lied about having a Ph.D. in clinical psychology from a correspondence school, Madison University, and a master of arts degree in clinical psychology from the University of St. Thomas, according to the charges. He actually has a doctorate in psychology from Madison University and a master of arts degree in counseling psychology from St. Thomas.” http://www.startribune.com/stories/467/5268340.html
  • “Sports briefs,” St. Paul Pioneer Press, March 2, 2005. “University of St. Thomas women’s basketball coach Tricia Dornisch resigned after six years at the Tommies’ helm. Dornisch joined the Tommies during the 1995-96 season as an assistant coach and was promoted to head coach in 1999. During her tenure, she led the Tommies to three consecutive MIAC championships (2000-2002) and a Final Four appearance (2000). Her overall record was 113-50.” http://www.twincities.com/mld/twincities/sports/11026346.htm
  • “Family events calendar,” St. Paul Pioneer Press, March 3, 2005: “University of St. Thomas: ‘Building the Impossible: Architecture in Motion’ professional symposium. 8 a.m.-5:30 p.m. March 3; $35-$23 ($45-$30 for lecture and symposium). Student symposium and exhibit, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. March 4; free; O’Shaughnessy Educational Center Auditorium, 2115 Summit Ave., St. Paul; 651-962-5560. http://www.twincities.com/mld/pioneerpress/11032075.htm
  • “A Question Of Faith: What is your feeling about the death penalty?” Star Tribune, March 5, 2005. Among the responders is Rabbi Barry Cytron, of the Jay Phillips Center for Jewish-Christian Learning, which is located at St. Thomas. http://www.startribune.com/stories/614/5266614.html
  • “From both left and right, young volunteers rocked the vote,” Star Tribune, March 6, 2005. “Meredith Wilson, 19, a freshman at the University of St. Thomas, was just looking for other conservatives to chat with when she joined the College Republicans in September.” http://www.startribune.com/stories/389/5260408.html
  • “Weekly planner,” St. Paul Pioneer Press, March 7, 2005. “The 12th Annual Luann Dummer Lecture. A Woman’s History Month lecture featuring Julianne Malveaux and Deborah Perry Piscione, authors of ‘Unfinished Business: A Democrat and a Republican Take on the 10 Most Important Issues Women Face.’ Free and open to the public. 7 p.m., O’Shaughnessy Educational Center auditorium, University of St. Thomas. 651-962-6119. ”   http://www.twincities.com/mld/pioneerpress/business/11055094.htm
  • See also: This week in politics,” St. Paul Pioneer Press, March 7, 2005. “Monday: Authors Julianne Malveaux and Deborah Perry Piscione will discuss their book, ‘Unfinished Business: A Democrat and a Republican Take on the 10 Most Important Issues Women Face,’ at the University of St. Thomas’ O’Shaughnessy Educational Center Auditorium at 7 p.m.” http://www.twincities.com/mld/pioneerpress/news/local/11055906.htm
  • "Midday," Minnesota Public Radio, March 8, 2005. MPR marked International Women’s Day with a broadcast of the March 7 Luann Dummer Lecture at St. Thomas. If you missed the lecture, by political commentators Julianne Malveaux and Deborah Perry Piscione, listen here: http://news.minnesota.publicradio.org/programs/midday/