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.

The list below is by no means exhaustive.   If you see a story about St. Thomas and would like us to include mention of it, be sure to drop us a note at bulletin@stthomas.edu .

  • “Commentary — Minnesota joins Louisiana, Georgia as anti-tax,” Morris Sun Tribune, June 26, 2009. “Growth & Justice issued a policy brief in May, co-authored by University of St. Thomas economist emerita Marsha Blumenthal, that showed only modest job loss from income tax increases, while noting that job losses from deep cuts could be larger.” The writer, Dane Smith, is president of the St. Paul-based think-tank Growth & Justice and a former Twin Cities journalist. He is a 1977 St. Thomas alumnus. http://www.morrissuntribune.com/articles/index.cfm?id=17898&section=opinion
  • “Jesse Burish ordained in face of waning priest numbers,” Wausau (Wis.) Daily Herald, June 27, 2009. “After studying two years in Milwaukee, Burish transferred to the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, Minn., where he studied philosophy in the St. John Vianney Seminary.”   Among those present at Burish’s ordination: Dr. Victoria Young of UST’s Art History Department. http://www.wausaudailyherald.com/article/20090627/WDH0101/906270383/1981
  • ” Tim Flynn: A challenge, from an optimist, to this year’s graduates,” St. Paul Pioneer Press, June 28, 2009. St. Thomas alumnus Flynn is a member of the university’s Board of Trustees. http://www.twincities.com/opinion/ci_12698977
  • “A life in service: Bishop ordained,” St. Paul Pioneer Press video, June 30, 2009. Here’s coverage of Bishop Lee Piché’s ordination. Piché   is a member of the St. Thomas Board of Trustees. http://www.twincities.com/national/ci_12717464