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, and if links have expired, you’re welcome to purchase access to the stories or use a search engine such as Lexis Nexis, available on the UST Libraries’ Web site. In some cases, you’ll need to register on the publication’s Web site in order to access full text.
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- "Saturday’s Question: How do parents set the right curfew?" CBS Saturday Early Show, July 28, 2007. WCCO-TV reporter Ben Tracy interviewed Dr. Carol Bruess of UST’s Journalism and Communication Studies Department for this piece that aired earlier on WCCO. http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/1998/07/08/earlyshow/saturday/main24345.shtml
- "Web reducing odds of dorm odd couples: Sites let college freshmen (or parents) "meet" their roommates — and judge compatibility," Star Tribune, July 29, 2007. http://www.startribune.com/462/story/1330517.html
- "Monitor of Fulton jail overhaul dies," Atlanta Journal Constitution, July 30, 2007. Patrick McManus, 69, was a St. Paul Seminary alumnus. http://www.ajc.com/metro/content/metro/atlanta/stories/2007/07/30/mcmanus_0730.html
- See also: "Obituary: Patrick McManus worked to improve prisons," Star Tribune, Aug. 2, 2007. "McManus, a Duluth native, completed studies as a seminarian in 1959 and got a master’s degree in education administration in 1967 at the University of St. Thomas. In 1963, he earned a graduate degree in theology at Gregorian University in Rome. He also studied prison management at the University of Pennsylvania." http://www.startribune.com/466/story/1338530.html
- "Gene Munster," Star Tribune, July 30, 2007. Munster, a St. Thomas alumnus, is profiled in the business section. http://www.startribune.com/535/story/1329174.html
- "Outside consultant," Star Tribune, July 30, 2007. Here’s the weekly column featuring faculty experts from UST’s Opus College of Business. http://www.startribune.com/535/story/1328524.html
- "Once a crime, ticket scalping is now just fine in Minn.," St. Paul Pioneer Press, July 31, 2007. "Bill Lester, executive director of the Metropolitan Sports Facilities Commission, said he’s witnessed a change in attitude about the secondary ticket market. … Lester, the facilities manager who has taught sports business classes at the University of St. Thomas, doubts the law change will alter the scalping landscape much." http://www.twincities.com/ci_6506802
- "Education notes," St. Paul Pioneer Press, July 31, 2007. " Karon Joyer has been named the new special services director for North St. Paul-Maplewood-Oakdale schools. … She received her master’s degree in special education from the University of St. Thomas and holds a number of administrative licensures." http://www.twincities.com/ci_6503932
- "Good Question: Why Don’t Women Ask For More Money?" WCCO-TV, July 30, 2007. "We all know that men make more money than women do on average. However, a new study says the reason guys make more is because they complain and negotiate more than women. ‘It gets very complex and I don’t think a lot of it is conscious sexism,’ said Dr. Teresa Rothhausen-Vange, who teaches at the University of St. Thomas’ graduate business school." http://wcco.com/local/local_story_211174439.html
- "Good Question: Why Do Humans Have Sex?" WCCO-TV, July 31, 2007. "’It’s astounding the different motivations that people seem to have,’ said Dr. John Tauer, a social psychologist. ‘The drive to have sex is innate. It’s inside of us because without it our species wouldn’t survive.’" http://wcco.com/topstories/local_story_212221453.html