UST in the news

Here’s a roundup of recent St. Thomas mentions of interest in various media.

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  • “College sports,” Star Tribune, Feb. 1, 2006. “Pipers sweep Tommies: Hamline’s women’s basketball team defeated St. Thomas 69-66 Saturday and completed a two-game sweep of the Tommies this season. It’s the Pipers’ first sweep of the Tommies in 20 seasons. Entering the season, the Pipers had lost 38 consecutive games to the Tommies. The Pipers defeated St. Thomas 65-57 on Dec. 5.” http://www.startribune.com/513/story/217814.html
  • “Reactions vary to restatements,” St. Paul Pioneer Press, Feb. 1, 2006. Business columnist Dave Beal writes, “Brian Shapiro, who teaches accounting at the University of St. Thomas, says he’s ‘somewhat reassured’ by the higher number of restatements. ‘My knee-jerk reaction is we’re raking the yard very carefully,’ he says. ‘It’s not just that the auditors are working harder.’” http://www.twincities.com/mld/twincities/business/columnists/13759314.htm
  • “Wendy Wyatt: Just because you can doesn’t mean you should: European papers were wrong to publish cartoons of Islam’s prophet,” Star Tribune, Feb. 5, 2006. Dr. Wendy Wyatt teaches media ethics at St. Thomas . http://www.startribune.com/562/story/225229.html
  • “Mover: Janis Verruso,” St. Paul Pioneer Press, Feb. 5, 2006. The director of government business development for Minnesota Diversified Industries, a St. Paul-based company offering job opportunities for those with disabilities, is currently enrolled in the UST MBA program. http://www.twincities.com/mld/twincities/business/13787502.htm
  • “Literary calendar,” St. Paul Pioneer Press, Feb. 5, 2006. “Children’s lit conference: Saturday is registration deadline for the 14th annual Hubbs Children’s Literature Conference featuring Minnesota authors Mary Casanova and Bruce Lansky, with topics ranging from writing a young-adult novel to new multicultural books and creative storytelling. 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Feb. 25; University of St. Thomas, 2115 Summit Ave., St. Paul; $55; 651-962-4878 or www.stthomas.edu/education/events/hubbs/default.html.” http://www.twincities.com/mld/pioneerpress/13777215.htm
  • “Forum,” Star Tribune, Feb. 6, 2006. Here’s what you need to know to register for the 18th annual Multicultural Forum, hosted by UST’s College of Business and the National Black MBA Association.   http://www.startribune.com/535/story/225121.html
  • “New faces needed to engineer future of the U.S.,” Star Tribune, Feb. 7, 2006. Business columnist Neal St. Anthony writes, “[Mahati] Chintapalli has participated in a science and engineering camp sponsored by the University of St. Thomas. The dean of the St. Thomas engineering school, R.J. Bennett, would love for her to attend St. Thomas, one of several engineering schools in the state. … William Wulf, president of the National Academy of Engineering, said last month in an address at St. Thomas that there will be a need for about 1 million entry-level engineers over the next decade.” http://www.startribune.com/1069/story/230075.html
  • “Professor says it’s time to take on ‘decent guy’ Sabo,” Star Tribune, Feb. 7, 2006. “Jack Nelson-Pallmeyer, a St. Thomas University peace and justice professor, is announcing this morning that he’s going to run for the U.S. Congress.” http://www.startribune.com/465/story/230218.html
  • “College hockey,” St. Paul Pioneer Press, Feb. 7, 2006. “The women’s player of the week in the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference last week was St. Thomas goaltender Katie Jetland, who shut out St. Benedict. Gustavus defender Andrea Peterson, a junior from White Bear Lake who had four goals and four assists in her team’s two recent victories over St. Olaf, was the previous player of the week. The Tommies and Gusties, both 12-0 in conference play, collide this weekend.” http://www.twincities.com/mld/pioneerpress/sports/13808402.htm