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.

  • “UnitedHealth at center of stock option scandal ,” WCCO-TV, July 12, 2006. “[ UST College of Business] Professor Jane Saly from St. Thomas University helped WCCO-TV review 10 years of stock options for United.” Dr. Kenneth Goodpaster, who holds UST’s Koch Chair in Business ethics, also comments. http://wcco.com/local/local_story_193004023.html
  • “Auctioneering champ made a bid for a career change,” St. Paul Pioneer Press, July 30, 2006. “Kristine Fladeboe Duininck liked her work as a pharmaceutical sales representative. But something seemed to be missing. … She left home after high school for St. Paul to major in business and communications at the University of St. Thomas.” http://www.twincities.com/mld/twincities/living/15138514.htm
  • “Tending memories,” Star Tribune, Aug. 2, 2006. This story, about gardens Twin Cities people have created in memory of loved ones, includes the garden that Robert Foy, retired UST English professor, designed and planted in memory of his wife, Nancy.  A photo gallery accompanies the story. http://www.startribune.com/418/story/585917.html
  • “Obituary: Jeanne Lingbeck,” Star Tribune, Aug. 2, 2006. She was the retired principal of Burnsville ‘s Vista View Elementary School and died July 18 of brain cancer. She was 59. She earned a doctorate in education from the University of St. Thomas in 1998. http://www.startribune.com/332/story/583828.html
  • “Sports, academics perfect mix for summer learners,” St. Paul Pioneer Press, Aug. 2, 2006 . “[For the Cultural Academic Athletic program (CAAP)] Inver Grove students joined white, black, Asian and Latino students from St. Paul, Roseville and White Bear Lake for weeklong sessions at the University of St. Thomas and Concordia University in St. Paul.” http://www.twincities.com/mld/twincities/living/education/15176554.htm