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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  • "Anoka hopes to find greener pastures for its golf course," Star Tribune, Feb. 27, 2008. "The estimated energy savings of the project and the University of St. Thomas ending its lease of classroom space at Greenhaven gave the city a chance to reinvest in the clubhouse." http://www.startribune.com/local/north/15886562.html
  • "Target to launch food distribution," Star Tribune, Feb. 28, 2008. "’It’s a potential win-win solution for both parties,’ said David Brennan, of the Institute for Retailing Excellence at the University of St. Thomas. ‘Target can improve efficiencies and squeeze more out its margins. And it can rely on Supervalu’s experience with logistics, one of its core competencies. For Supervalu, if it doesn’t have a grocery store in a given area, maybe it’s more beneficial to sell that operation to Target.’" http://www.startribune.com/business/16006302.html
  • "CSS responds to racist incidents," Duluth News Tribune, Feb. 28, 2008. "Other Minnesota schools have addressed their own racist incidents. Threats were aimed at black students in October at the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, and racist graffiti at St. Cloud State University that began in November has continued." http://www.duluthnewstribune.com/articles/index.cfm?id=61262&section=None
  • "Real debt gives college seniors cause for real concern," Star Tribune, March 1, 2008. " University of St. Thomas senior Ryan Daniels realizes just how crucial it is for him to find a job. Pronto. … " http://www.startribune.com/business/16136327.html
  • "Business people," St. Paul Pioneer Press, March 2, 2008. "Paul Langenfeld, founder of the Langenfeld Foundation, established to support opportunities for those with mental, physical and developmental disabilities to participate in music, sports and nature, was named the University of St. Thomas 2008 Humanitarian of the Year." http://www.twincities.com//ci_8431752
  • "Inside Track," Star Tribune, March 3, 2008. "Watergate 101 for lawyers is the next business-and-law forum at the University of St. Thomas.The star-studded lineup features one of the most famous White House counsels in history: John Dean. Egil (Bud) Krogh Jr., who helped direct the White House ‘plumbers’ unit, is also on the podium, as well as two prosecutors in the Watergate case: Charles Bryer, a current U.S. District Court judge; and Jill Wine-Banks, who handled the cross-examination of Nixon secretary Rose Mary Woods regarding the 18 1/2-minute gap in secret Oval Office recordings. The forum will discuss ethics and what lawyers did and did not learn from Watergate. The event is at 4 p.m. April 2 in the Schulze Atrium at the St. Thomas School of Law in Minneapolis. Admission is $25 for the public and $75 for lawyers seeking continuing legal-education credit." http://www.startribune.com/business/16137067.html
  • "Fulbeck discusses multiracial identity," St. Paul Pioneer Press, March 4, 2008. "Kip Fulbeck, internationally known for his work dealing with multiracial identity, will discuss ‘What Are You? The Changing Face of America’ at 7 p.m. Wednesday at O’Shaughnessy Educational Center, University of St. Thomas, 2115 Summit Ave., St. Paul. His talk is free and open to the public. Fulbeck, whose mother is Chinese and father is English, Irish and Welsh, is an award-winning artist, slam poet and filmmaker who teaches at the University of California-Santa Barbara. He launched The Hapa Project in 2003, a personal and professional journey through the U.S. during which he photographed more than 1,000 ethnically mixed Asians. Hapa is derived from the Hawaiian term for ‘half.’ The photos app
    eared in Fulbeck’s book ‘Part Asian, 100% Hapa.’" http://www.twincities.com//ci_8440357