UST in the news
Here’s a roundup of recent stories of interest that mention St. Thomas.
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- “Caught in the big squeeze,” Star Tribune, Feb. 29, 2004. “Executives filling classrooms at the University of St. Thomas College of Business have heard Fred Zimmerman ask the same question in recent years: ‘How many of you can raise prices?’ Invariably, just a few hands shoot up. ‘A lot of them cannot raise prices — ever,’ said Zimmerman, an engineering and technology management professor.”
- Zimmerman also was interviewed March 6 on WWTC-AM 1280 Radio’s “Taxpayers League Live” program about manufacturing and outsourcing.
- “Neal St. Anthony: Band of ethicists finally sing hit song,” Star Tribune, March 3, 2004. “[Ron] James, 53, CEO of the Center for Ethical Business Cultures, and his small crew of former executives and researchers, have been lecturing, consulting, studying and speaking about the importance of ethical leadership for years from their quarters at the University of St. Thomas.”
- “Minnesota caucus talk,” St. Paul Pioneer Press, March 3, 2004. “Maggie Sweeney of Merriam Park, a 22-year-old University of St. Thomas student, came to her caucus with the environment, racism and peace on her mind. It was peace, in particular, that led her to cast a vote for Dennis Kucinich. ‘I’m not willing to vote for the lesser of two evils," she said. "I’ve got to vote with my heart.’”
- “Sports briefing,” St. Paul Pioneer Press, March 4, 2004. “MIAC honors: Senior Dustan Lick of St. Thomas and junior Kevin Willey of St. John’s were selected co-players of the year in Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference men’s hockey, it was announced this week.”
- “Presidential politics: Time to move past Vietnam,” St. Paul Pioneer Press, March 4, 2004. Author of this editorial is Michael O’Donnell of the UST Journalism and Mass Communication Department.
- “Volleyball camps,” Star Tribune, March 6, 2004. There’s one here at UST this summer.
- “Basketball camps,” Star Tribune, March 6, 2004. Some of these, too.
- “Music camps,” Star Tribune, March 6, 2004. And one of these, too!
- “Theater, dance and comedy calendar for March 5-11,” Star Tribune, March 6, 2004. “UNIVERSITY OF ST. THOMAS/COLLEGE OF ST. CATHERINE: "Quilters," 7 p.m. Wed.-Thu., Foley Theater, University of St. Thomas, 2115 Summit Av., St. Paul. $5. Thru March 13. 651-690-6700.”
- “Religion events roundup,” St. Paul Pioneer Press, March 6, 2004.
- “St. Paul: Soccer coach could be deported,” St. Paul Pioneer Press, March 6, 2004. “[Akum] Akopi is a University of St. Thomas mathematics and computer science graduate who had plans to pursue his master’s degree. He was a Cameroon soccer star and as coach of the Highland Park Senior High School junior varsity boys soccer team, led them to a conference title last fall.”
- “Religion briefing,” St. Paul Pioneer Press, March 6, 2004. “Priest honored: The Rev. Greg Tolaas will posthumously receive the distinguished alumnus award at the University of St. Thomas today. Tolaas, a Twin Cities Roman Catholic priest since 1983, died in September from complications associated with cystic fibrosis.”
- “Ridder scion is new Pioneer Press leader,” St. Paul Pioneer Press, March 6, 2004. “‘It’s tough to be the publisher of the Pioneer Press because it’s clearly No. 2 in this market,’ said Mark Neuzil, chairman of the journalism department at the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul.”
- “Jobwise, we’re all in this together,” Star Tribune, March 7, 2004. Dr. Fred Zimmerman, Programs in Engineering and Technology Management, authors this Business Forum article.
- “Science Olympics: bridge-building and egg dropping,” Star Tribune, March 7, 2004. “More than 400 Minnesota middle-school science students matched wits Saturday at the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul in the 20th annual Science Olympiad.” http://www.startribune.com/stories/462/4649144.html
- “Going Up: Progress on major developments,” St. Paul Pioneer Press, March 7, 2004. Here’s an update on the UST residence hall project, among other St. Paul building projects. http://www.twincities.com/mld/twincities/news/local/8118017.htm
- “Tom Powers: Division III approach makes more sense in today’s world,” St. Paul Pioneer Press, March 7, 2004. UST football coach Don Roney comments.