UST in the news
Here’s a roundup of recent stories of interest that mention St. Thomas.
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- “Made in China: Cheap labor and a budding manufacturing sector have made China a tough competitor for Minnesota companies,” Minnesota Technology Magazine, Winter 2003. Dr. Fred Zimmerman, Graduate Programs in Engineering and Technology Management, comments.
- “Working Conditions: Faith, too, can be a pillar of business,” Star Tribune, Oct. 30, 2003. Dr. Kenneth Goodpaster, UST’s Koch Endowed Chair in Business Ethics, is quoted. http://www.startribune.com/stories/535/4183190.html
- “Area colleges report: Overflow crowd likely to see football history,” St. Paul Pioneer Press, Oct. 30, 2003. Here’s a preview of the Tommie-Johnnie football game.
- “A parting memory,” St. Paul Pioneer Press, Oct. 30, 2003. “If St. John’s (7-0, 6-0 Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference) defeats St. Thomas (3-5, 3-3 MIAC) and beats Bethel next week in Collegeville, Minn., Gagliardi will own the record.”
- “Washington, D.C.: Officials find way to save state office,” St. Paul Pioneer Press, Oct. 30, 2003. Jason Rohloff, 31, began work this week as Pawlenty’s director of federal affairs. He has an M.I.M. degree from St. Thomas.
- “4th Ward: Challenger faults incumbent’s style,” St. Paul Pioneer Press, Oct. 30, 2003. “[The 4th Ward is] also home to St. Paul’s touchiest subjects: the role of the city’s colleges and universities in the community. There are five campuses in or near the ward, including the University of St. Thomas, which is planning for a major expansion along the city’s historic Summit Avenue.”
- “Shooter,” St. Paul Pioneer Press, Oct. 30, 2003. Sports columnist Charley Walters writes, “Regarding the chances of St. John’s John Gagliardi tying the all-time career football coaching victories record Saturday at St. Thomas, consider that two weeks ago, St. John’s defeated Augsburg 63-9. Last week, Augsburg defeated St. Thomas 17-14. St. Thomas is preparing for attendance of 8,000. Add the Washington Post and USA Today to the New York Times among media outlets that will cover the game.”
- “Gagliardi’s big day to draw huge crowd,” Star Tribune, Nov. 1, 2003.
- “ History in the making,” Star Tribune, Nov. 1, 2003.
- “Gagliardi making history,” St. Paul Pioneer Press, Nov. 1, 2003.
- “Patrick Reusse: Johnnies had the stronger mojo working,” Star Tribune, Nov. 2, 2003.
- “St. John’s 15, St. Thomas 12: 408th a real kick,” St. Paul Pioneer Press, Nov. 2, 2003.
- “Shooter,” St. Paul Pioneer Press, Nov. 2, 2003. Sports columnist Charley Walters writes, “Although John Gagliardi’s all-time record-tying football coaching victory Saturday came against Mark Dienhart’s alma mater and the St. Thomas team Dienhart used to coach, no one was happier for the St. John’s coach than Dienhart.”
- “Bob Sansevere: Ex-Johnnies just had to be there,” St. Paul Pioneer Press, Nov. 2, 2003.
- “Christian rock artists to perform at St. Thomas ,” The Catholic Spirit, Oct. 30, 2003.
- “Open house slated at St. Thomas law school,” The Catholic Spirit, Oct. 30, 2003.
- “Ireland had ‘measurable impact’ on human rights,” The Irish Times, Nov. 1, 2003. The Times’ North America editor reported on the address by Richard Ryan, Irish ambassador to the United Nations, Oct. 31 at St. Thomas. (Available by subscription at http://www.ireland.com )
- “Minnesota scene,” Star Tribune, Nov. 2, 2003. “Gustavus Adolphus won the women’s team title and St. Thomas won the men’s team title at the MIAC cross-country championships at Como Park Golf Course in St. Paul.”
- “Tailor outsourcing to make it work,” Star Tribune, Nov. 3, 2003. “Alec Johnson, assistant professor of entrepreneurship at the University of St. Thomas, said outsourcing is a common form of what he calls ‘bootstrap financing’ — getting things done without making fixed investments in staff or equipment.”
- “Biotech initiative: the ‘chicken and the egg,’” Star Tribune, Nov. 3, 2003. “In my 10 years of teaching a new venture strategies class at the University of St. Thomas, I emphasized opportunity analysis, business strategy and resource acquisition as the backbone of an entrepreneurial path to a successful new venture.”
- “Emphasizing ethics: Colleges and universities are revisiting the fundamentals of ethics in business courses,” St. Paul Pioneer Press, Nov. 4, 2003.
- “New Prague: Douglas A. Shonka, teacher and coach,” Star Tribune, Nov. 5, 2003. Shonka played basketball at St. Thomas in the 1940s.
- “Medica schedules one-time rebate,” St. Paul Pioneer Press, Nov. 5, 2003. “‘I don’t believe it came from overestimating premiums — you can’t do that if you’re trying to take business from your competitors,’ says Dave Durenberger, chairman of the National Institute of Health Policy at the University of St. Thomas.”
- “St. Paul voters give council a new face,” St. Paul Pioneer Press, Nov. 5, 2003. “Benanav won by a wide margin, although challenger Gulner gave him a run for his money in Precinct 6, immediately around the University of St. Thomas campus.”
- “Theater, dance and comedy calendar for Nov. 7-13,” Star Tribune, Nov. 7, 2003. The UST-CSC production of “Twelve Angry Jurors” is noted.
- “Hear now: The Red Gallagher Group,” St. Paul Pioneer Press, Nov. 7, 2003. “Although originally from Davenport, Iowa, Gallagher came to the Twin Cities to attend what is now the University of St. Thomas and fell in love with the area. Soon, he began a music career that has now stretched to three decades.”
- “CD reviews,” St. Paul Pioneer Press, Nov. 7, 2003. Gavin DeGraw performs Nov. 9 at the University of St. Thomas.