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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- "Money isn’t everything in strike at U," Star Tribune, Sept. 11, 2007. "Little differences become big differences," said University of St. Thomas business Prof. Sunil Ramlall. ‘What it comes down to is who wins? It’s about who has the power. In the end, no one wins. … Management loses because they can’t deliver what they’ve promised and morale suffers. The workers lose because they don’t earn wages.’" http://www.startribune.com/1592/story/1416759.html
- "Good Question: Why Do We Remember 9/11 So Well?" WCCO-TV, Sept. 11, 2007. "’Anything that jolts our arousal system immediately gets remembered slightly differently,’ said Dr. John Tauer, a professor of psychology at the University of St. Thomas. ‘The term we use in psychology is a flashbulb memory.’" http://wcco.com/goodquestion/local_story_254223657.html
- "Katherine Kersten: As Iowa shows, a marriage law isn’t enough," Star Tribune, Sept. 13, 2007. Columnist Kersten writes, "’Almost half of the country’s marriage laws are or have been under attack by a small group who want to force their will on the people in the guise of constitutional adjudication,’ wrote Teresa Stanton Collett, a professor at the University of St. Thomas School of Law, in a 2007 William Mitchell Law Review article. ‘Activists are aggressively seeking out judges who are willing to disregard the text of the laws, as well as the political will of the people, in efforts to remake the institution of marriage to suit their particular political views,’ she added." http://www.startribune.com/191/story/1419359.html
- "Muslims, Jews entering sacred seasons," Star Tribune, Sept. 13, 2007. "Traditions: A highlight is the blowing of the shofar, a ram’s horn. The purpose is to signal the time of spiritual awakening. ‘It means wake up, it’s time to get your life back on track,’ explained Rabbi Amy Eilberg, a consultant with the J. Phillips Center for Jewish-Christian Learning at the University of St. Thomas. Another tradition is eating apples and honey, which symbolizes the hope for a sweet year."
- "Duluth home invasion: St. Thomas student charged," Star Tribune, Sept. 13, 2007. "A University of St. Thomas student and Army National Guard member has been charged with a home invasion that terrified a Duluth boy and his mother." http://www.startribune.com/467/story/1419412.html
- "St. Thomas student charged in robbery," Star Tribune, Sept. 13, 2007. "A first-year University of St. Thomas student and Army National Guard member has been charged in a violent home invasion robbery in Duluth, Minn." http://www.twincities.com//ci_6876766
- "Minnesota school fights culture of cheating," KARE-11 TV, Sept. 14, 2007. "University of St. Thomas Business Ethics Professor Kenneth Goodpaster agrees. ‘I do think there’s more of it today than there has been in the past and that alarms me.’ … Goodpaster thinks something is off-kilter in our ethical balance. ‘We’ve started to overvalue, overvalue rewards and forget about the achievements that they’re supposed to be the rewards for.’" http://www.kare11.com/news/news_article.aspx?storyid=264739
- "New MBA and CEO is giving back," Star Tribune, Sept. 17, 2007. "'[Steffan Johnson] is and will be a wonderful role model for young African-Americans who may be considering a career in business and/or an MBA,’ said Mary Maloney, assistant professor of management at the University of St. Thomas Opus College of Business." http://www.startribune.com/535/story/1423383.html
- "Ask a consultant," Star Tribune, Sept. 17, 2007. Here’s the weekly business question-and-answer column featuring experts from UST’s Opus College of Business. http://www.startribune.com/535/story/1421264.html