UST in the news

Here’s a roundup of recent St. Thomas mentions of interest in various media. Read the stories by clicking on the links. Links do expire and change as papers move stories to “archive” status, so be sure to read stories soon if you’re interested. In some cases, you’ll need to register on the publication’s Web site in order to access the stories.

If you see a story about St. Thomas and would like us to include mention of it, be sure to drop us a note at bulletin@stthomas.edu.

  • Interview about Middle East crisis, “Brian Lambert and Sarah Janacek Show,” KTLK-FM, July 14, 2006. Pam Nice, Faculty Development, who directs the ACTC Middle Eastern Studies program, was the guest. The interview is not available online, but here is the station’s home page: http://www.ktlkfm.com/main.html
  • “Catechism for kids: Totus Tuus teaches Catholic basics,” The Catholic Spirit, July 20, 2006. “ ‘Kids get confused about what makes them Catholic,’ added Kara Koczur, 20, a Totus Tuus team member and junior at the University of St. Thomas. ‘We’re showing them that Jesus is right there at Mass and comes to them in that humble form.’” http://www.thecatholicspirit.com/archives.php?article=5598
  • “Principal was a ‘pioneer in education,’” St. Paul Pioneer Press, July 22, 2006. “A lifelong learner, [Jeanne] Lingbeck moved from Cresco, Iowa, to Minnesota in 1964 to attend the College of St. Benedict, where she received her bachelor’s degree. She went on to earn an educational specialist degree in leadership at Winona State University, a master’s degree in family social science from the University of Minnesota, and eight years ago, a doctorate in education from the University of St. Thomas.” http://www.twincities.com/mld/twincities/living/education/15098496.htm
  • “Chef cooks up something new,” Star Tribune, July 23, 2006. “The expert says: Wong has several things going for her, including her restaurant business experience and a unique concept that likely appeals to her revitalizing neighborhood, said Jay Ebben, an assistant professor of entrepreneurship at the University of St. Thomas College of Business.” http://www.startribune.com/535/story/567234.html
  • “Between the quotes,” Star Tribune, July 25, 2006. Sports columnist Patrick Reusse writes, “St. Thomas finished third among the 1,000-plus universities and colleges in the NCAA for most academic All-Americas. The Tommies had eight, the most ever for an MIAC school. Notre Dame had 14 and Nebraska 11.” http://www.startribune.com/508/story/572312.html
  • “What’s in a name?” San Antonio (Texas) Express-News, July 27, 2006. “But for many others, there’s another, much more personal connection in a nickname, said expert Carol Bruess, associate professor of communication studies at the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, Minn. In relationships, it’s one sign of intimacy. ‘If I have a nickname for one of my kids or my spouse or a friend, it says, ‘I know you in a way that no one else does.’ ’ she said. ‘It indicates closeness.’” http://www.mysanantonio.com/news/politics/stories/MYSA072706.01A.nickname_romance.3831de7.html
  • “Baseball gets stingy with stats,” Star Tribune, July 28, 2006. “Brian Brown, of St. Paul, plays in a fantasy league with family members scattered across the country, from Minnesota to Texas to Alaska. He said the game helps keep him connected to his far-flung relatives. What’s more, Brown said, fa
    ntasy baseball has gotten the players more interested in the real thing. ‘They’ve suddenly become huge baseball fans,’ said Brown, 39, a writer and instructor at the University of St. Thomas. ‘They’re poring over the box scores at breakfast. They’re on the Internet looking things up.’Baseball is being shortsighted in trying to control the fantasy leagues, Brown said.” http://www.startribune.com/509/story/579862.html