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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  • "Working Q&A: Making the move into management," St. Paul Pioneer Press, March 5, 2008. "So if you’ve ever made a presentation at work, you might want to choose someone to whom you’ve presented and ask that person for a reference, says Sally Power, a management professor at the University of St. Thomas." http://www.twincities.com//ci_8454462
  • "Lower prices trump upscale desires," St. Paul Pioneer Press, March 5, 2008. "’I think this may well be the best thing that could happen for Wal-Mart,’ said David Brennan, co-director of the Institute for Retailing Excellence at the University of St. Thomas." http://www.twincities.com//ci_8455069
  • "More typical winter seems harder for us to take," St. Paul Pioneer Press, March 5, 2008.  "’I knew, moving here from Singapore, that it would be cold here, but I didn’t expect the winter to be so long and so cold,’ says Laura Salcia, a student at the University of St. Thomas. ‘The wind chill makes it worse. People tell me I’ll get used to it, but they also ask me why I came.’" http://www.twincities.com//ci_8449868
  • "Cottage Grove man to be honored by university Friday," South Washington County Bulletin, March 6, 2008. Here’s a story about Dr. Terence Nichols’ John Ireland Award for Outstanding Achievement as Teacher-Scholar   http://www.swcbulletin.com/articles/index.cfm?id=9299
  • "Marcel Breuer at Saint John’s," Chronicle of Higher Education, March 7, 2008. " Victoria M. Young, an associate professor of modern architecture and the allied arts at the University of St. Thomas, in St. Paul, who has studied Saint John’s architecture extensively, says the monastic community ‘liked how Breuer made engineering part of the architecture, how it wasn’t an afterthought and how it was essential to what the design was going to look like.’" http://chronicle.com/weekly/v54/i26/26b00901.htm
  • "Get exposure for your craft business," Star Tribune, March 9, 2008. "An assistant professor at the University of St. Thomas, Johnson has taught entrepreneurship classes for 12 years, and studied thousands of small businesses, analyzing why they succeed or fail." http://www.startribune.com/business/16371546.html
  • "Former student to lead St. Meinrad seminary," Courier-Journal (Louisville, Ky.), March 9, 2008. "[Sister] Katarina Schuth, a sociologist at the University of St. Thomas in Minnesota who has studied Catholic seminaries for decades, said St. Meinrad has ‘always had a very good reputation for fine, high academic standards. That has not diminished at all through the years.’" http://www.courier-journal.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20080309/NEWS01/803090457