UST in the news

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

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  • “Indyk sees clouds, silver linings for Middle East peace,” “Midday,” Minnesota Public Radio, May 3, 2005. “Speaking recently at the University of St. Thomas, former U.S. Ambassador to Israel Martin Indyk outlined four reasons for hope and four reasons for despair in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.” To link to audio, click here: http://news.minnesota.publicradio.org/programs/midday/listings/md20050502.shtml
  • “Woodbury soldier killed in Iraq: Amelia Santaniello reports,” WCCO-TV, May 4, 2005.   To see the video, search here: http://www.wcco.com/topvideo/.
  • “Charley Walters,” St. Paul Pioneer Press, May 5, 2005. The sports columnist writes, “The new football coach at St. Bernard’s High will be Tom Flood, who was an assistant at the University of St. Thomas. Flood also will be assistant principal.” http://www.twincities.com/mld/twincities/sports/11566518.htm
  • “On business: The winners: Environment, ethics, investors,” Star Tribune, May 6, 2005. Business columnist Neal St. Anthony notes recipients of the 2005 Minnesota Business Ethics Award. “The winners were honored Thursday at seminars and ceremonies sponsored by the Twin Cities Chapter of the Society of Financial Service Professionals and the Center for Ethical Business Cultures at the University of St. Thomas.” http://www.startribune.com/stories/535/5388350.html
  • “Cold hard success,” Star Tribune, May 9, 2005. “Fred Zimmerman, professor of engi
    neering and technology management at the University of St. Thomas, said the key to successful manufacturing in lower-wage countries is strong management of offshore operations.” http://www.startribune.com/stories/535/5390405.html
  • “Schools grapple with shortage of counselors,” Star Tribune, May 9, 2005. “It was crunch time for Tasha Byers, who had been accepted at five colleges. She huddled with Stella Jones, a veteran counselor at Minneapolis North High School, vacillating between her two finalists. Byers liked the University of Minnesota’s prestige. Yet she’d loved her visit to the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul. It felt like the right size to her, but it’s much more expensive.” http://www.startribune.com/stories/462/5392370.html
  • “Sid Hartman,” Star Tribune, May 9, 2005. The sports columnist notes, “Wolves point guard Troy Hudson, who was on hand Friday when Taylor spoke to friends of the University of St. Thomas at the St. Paul Radisson, said that at no time last season was he close to 100 percent healthy. Hudson has started to work out and vowed he will be 100 percent next season.” http://www.startribune.com/stories/510/5392363.html
  • “Minnesota scene,” Star Tribune, May 10, 2005. The college sports roundup includes: “D-III softball: The St. Thomas and St. Mary’s softball teams will compete in the NCAA Division III Central Regional this weekend in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. The MIAC champion Tommies (36-6), who are the No. 2 seed, and top-seeded Washington ( Mo. ) have first-round byes.” http://www.startribune.com/stories/503/5394456.html
  • See also: Sports roundup from St. Paul Pioneer Press, May 10, 2005: “Toms in softball regional: St. Thomas will travel to Cedar Rapids, Iowa, this weekend for a six-team, double-elimination NCAA regional softball tournament. The regional berth is the Tommies’ eighth in nine years. St. Thomas (36-6), seeded second, has a first-round bye along with top-seeded Washington ( Mo. ), ranked first nationally with a 45-1 record. Washington is coached by former Tommies coach Cindy Zelinsky. St. Thomas, which has won 11 consecutive games, will play at 4 p.m. Friday against the winner of the noon game between sixth-seeded Wisconsin-Stout (25-19) and third-seeded Coe (36-4). Washington will play at 2 p.m. against the winner between fourth-seeded St. Mary’s (34-10) and fifth-seeded Fontbonne (32-11).” http://www.twincities.com/mld/twincities/sports/11606343.htm
  • “Book notes,” St. Paul Pioneer Press, May 10, 2005. “ ‘A Spiritual Field Guide: Meditations for the Outdoors,’ by University of St. Thomas faculty members Bernard Brady and Mark Neuzil, will be introduced at a publication party from 5 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday in the University of St. Thomas Murray-Herrick Campus Center, 2115 Summit Ave., St. Paul. Brady, a professor of theology, and Neuzil, chair of the journalism and mass communication department, say their 192-page book is sized to fit into the bottom of a fishing-tackle box because the content is designed to help readers see how one can be drawn to God in the wilderness. Essays by the authors introduce each of five sections, which include selections from Pope John Paul II, Black Elk, Sigurd Olson, Cotton Mather and Chuang Tzu.” http://www.twincities.com/mld/twincities/entertainment/11604759.htm