UST in the news
Here’s a roundup of recent stories of interest that mention St. Thomas.
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- “Abercrombie & Fitch sure knows how to tee off grown-ups,” St. Paul Pioneer Press, April 14, 2004. “Meghan Gibson, a University of St. Thomas sophomore, thinks some of her peers just want whatever shirt is in the public eye — even if they don’t agree with what it says. But others, she says, genuinely want to make a statement. ‘I don’t think I would put myself out there, but I admire those who are strong enough to put their values right on the table (or on their chest) for issues like abortion, drugs and same-sex marriages.’"
- “Katun ex-CEO to pay added penalty,” Star Tribune, April 15, 2004. “Magnuson ordered that $25,000 be directed to the Center for Ethical Business Cultures, which is closely affiliated with the University of St. Thomas College of Business and the Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota; and to the Caux Round Table, which, among other projects, is developing ethics programs for grades K-12.”
- “Burnsville: Police chief plans to retire,” St. Paul Pioneer Press, April 15, 2004. “Farrington has a master’s degree in public safety education and administration from the University of St. Thomas. He graduated from the FBI Academy in Quantico, Va., in 1989.”
- “On business: A second business school for St. Thomas,” Star Tribune, April 16, 2004.
- “St. Thomas unveiling Schulze plans,” St. Paul Pioneer Press, April 16, 2004.
- “St. Thomas center to include startup fund,” St. Paul Pioneer Press, April 17, 2004.
- “Campion to replace Stanek,” St. Paul Pioneer Press, April 17, 2004. Michael Campion, Minnesota’s new interim public safety commissioner, earned his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in education at the University of St. Thomas.
- “Faith and Values calendar,” Star Tribune, April 17, 2004.
- “White-collar crime program returns,” St. Paul Pioneer Press, April 18, 2004.
- “Candidates for St. Paul Police chief,” St. Paul Pioneer Press, April 18, 2004. Three are UST alums.
- “Literary events calendar,” St. Paul Pioneer Press, April 18, 2004. Among events listed is a reading by Heid Erdrich, Author, poet and teacher of American Indian literature and creative writing at the University of St. Thomas. She leads a discussion of Night Flying Woman: An Ojibway Narrative, this year’s title in the St. Paul Reads One Book program.
- “Dave Beal/Business beat: Too much?” Business columnist Dave Beal ponders executive pay. “Ken Goodpaster, business ethics professor at the University of St. Thomas, says how employees view the pay packages of their CEOs can be an important factor in the long-term success of the company.”
- “Following her heart,” St. Paul Pioneer Press, April 18, 2004. Macalester College alumna Emily Koller, who is among the recent college graduates who have been profiled in a series that the newspaper has run over the past year, recently was accepted into St. Thomas’ Master of Arts in Art History Program.
- “The blame game,” Star Tribune, April 19, 2004. “’I’ve been in rooms with executives who’ve been making the calls, and when you see it done well it’s like a work of art,’ said Mick Sheppeck, assistant dean at the University of St. Thomas College of Business.” http://www.startribune.com/stories/535/4727040.html
- “Preps Plus: The week ahead,” Star Tribune, April 20, 2004. On Friday afternoon, April 23, “Many of the state’s top boys [track and field] teams will be competing at O’Shaughnessy Stadium at the University of St. Thomas.”
- “Ex-nun Bork will speak on ‘Feminine Role,’” Star Tribune, April 20, 2004. Bork will speak here April 29, not this week as the story states.
- “Patrick Reusse’s Between the Quotes,” Star Tribune, April 20, 2004. “Ryan Collins, 28, a former tight end in the NFL and NFL Europe, is back at the University of St. Thomas this spring to complete his degree. While doing so, Collins is throwing the javelin for the Tommies track team. He threw the spear 162 feet, 2 inches for a third-place finish at last weekend’s Carleton Relays.”