UST in the news
Here’s this week’s roundup of stories of interest that mention St. Thomas.
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- Don Gillies, Journalism and Mass Communication Department, appeared in a 5 and a half-minute profile of a rapidly growing local advertising agency, Olson & Co., on the 10 p.m. KARE-TV news Oct. 16. He commented on the agency’s accomplishments. (Story not available online.)
- “Public Utilities Commission navigates difficult issues about Qwest,” Star Tribune, Oct. 24, 2002. Quotes Erik Shetney, a Qwest customer, software engineer and UST student.
- Letter to the editor, “Stiffing the students,” Star Tribune, Oct. 24, 2002. Matthew Lehman and Bryan Feldhaus of the All College Council expressed their disappointment over the cancellation of the gubernatorial debate at UST.
- “Around St. Paul: Viking artifacts arrive in style,” Star Tribune, Oct. 25, 2002. Joe Kimball’s column of St. Paul-related tidbits includes a mention of Richard Ryan, Irish ambassador to the United Nations, who will speak at UST and receive an honorary degree here Nov. 8. http://www.startribune.com/stories/462/3387702.html
- “Free Time art calendar,” Star Tribune, Oct. 25, 2002. The calendar includes a mention of two exhibits at St. Thomas.
- “Area update: St. Thomas’ Hilliard wins scholarship,” St. Paul Pioneer Press, Oct. 25, 2002. A nice few paragraphs St. Thomas’ Andy Hilliard, who is one of 14 football players named to the 2002 National Scholar Athlete Team. The honor, which includes an $18,000 post-graduate scholarship, awards student-athletes for excellence in academics, athletics and community service.
- Exhibits calendar, St. Paul Pioneer Press, Oct. 25, 2002. The calendar listed the “Defying the Invisible” and “Revealing the Invisible” exhibits at St. Thomas. (not available online)
- “Running uphill: 8 weeks inside the Wellstone campaign (originally published Nov. 11, 1990),” Star Tribune, Oct. 25, 2002. This piece also profiles Pat Forceia, a St. Thomas alumnus who was the late Sen. Paul Wellstone’s chief political strategist for his 1990 campaign. http://www.startribune.com/stories/1752/3389075.html
- “Corporate scandal as a teaching moment,” National Catholic Reporter, Oct. 25, 2002.
- “Early risers challenged to confront wrongdoing in business,” National Catholic Reporter, Oct. 25, 2002.
- “Faith & Values: A just war? Religious leaders fall on both sides of debate,” Star Tribune, Oct. 26, 2002. “Bernard Brady, professor of theology at the University of St. Thomas, in St. Paul, said, "I also think there’s an underlying concern that a war with Iraq will spark more terrorism around the world. It’s just fanning the flames." http://www.startribune.com/stories/614/3386833.html
- “House District 55A: Scott Wasiluk (incumbent),” St. Paul Pioneer Press, Oct. 26, 2002. Profile on Wasiluk, a UST alumnus and DFL candidate. http://www.twincities.com/mld/pioneerpress/news/politics/4375978.htm
- “Antiwar rally in St. Paul draws thousands,” Star Tribune, Oct. 27, 2002. “In Washington, D.C., University of St. Thomas student Crystal Baloun said she believes that Minnesotans will follow in the senator’s footsteps and oppose action in Iraq.”
- “House District 51A: Chad Hobot,” St. Paul Pioneer Press, Oct. 27, 2002. Profile on Hobot, a 1996 UST alumnus and DFL candidate.
- “House District 37A: Chris Gerlach,” St. Paul Pioneer Press, Oct. 27, 2002. Profile on Gerlach, 1987 UST alumnus and Republican candidate.
- “House District 49B: Kathy Tingelstad (incumbent,” St. Paul Pioneer Press, 2002. Profile on Tingelstad, who has a certificate from UST and is a Republican candidate. http://www.twincities.com/mld/pioneerpress/news/local/4359202.htm
- “House District 64B: John F. Krenik,” St. Paul Pioneer Press, Oct. 27, 2002. Profile on Krenik, a St. Thomas alumnus and Republican candidate.
- “House District 67B: Sheldon Johnson,” St. Paul Pioneer Press, Oct. 27, 2002. Profile on Johnson, who has a master’s degree from St. Thomas and is a DFL candidate. http://www.twincities.com/mld/pioneerpress/news/local/4359309.htm
- “Senate District 38: Mike McGinn,” St. Paul Pioneer Press, Oct. 27, 2002. Profile on McGinn, a 1979 St. Thomas alumnus and Republican candidate. http://www.twincities.com/mld/pioneerpress/news/local/4359216.htm
- “Senate District 40: Bill Belanger,” St. Paul Pioneer Press, Oct. 27, 2002. Profile on Belanger, a St. Thomas alumnus and Republican candidate.
- “Johnnies cruise past Cobbers,” St. Paul Pioneer Press, Oct. 27, 2002. This area sports roundup includes a summary of the Tommies’ 49-6 football win over the Auggies on Saturday. http://www.twincities.com/mld/pioneerpress/sports/4378001.htm
- “Business Forum: Ronald Bosrock — A new kind of corporate takeover is needed,” Star Tribune, Oct. 28, 2002. Bosrock’s column includes praise for the Center for Ethical Business Cultures at UST. http://www.startribune.com/stories/535/3387199.html
- “Business calendar,” Star Tribune, Oct. 28, 2002. Includes a seminar sponsored by UST’s Small Business Development Center.
- “Health calendar,” St. Paul Pioneer Press, Oct. 28, 2002. Includes a note that the Red Cross Bloodmobile will be here.
- “Weekly planner,” St. Paul Pioneer Press, Oct. 28, 2002. Includes an event hosted by UST’s Center for Nonprofit Management. http://www.twincities.com/mld/pioneerpress/4369257.htm
- “Toni Coleman: Fast Lane,” St. Paul Pioneer Press, Oct. 28, 2002. Coleman’s transportation column fields a question from a St. Thomas employee about Metro Transit’s stored-value cards. http://www.twincities.com/mld/pioneerpress/4384072.htm