UST in the news
Here’s a roundup of recent stories of interest that mention St. Thomas.
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- “Corps worker dies in crash,” St. Paul Pioneer Press, Nov. 10, 2004. UST alumna Melissa Mosvick was in the Peace Corps. http://www.twincities.com/mld/twincities/news/local/10140494.htm
- See also: “Apple Valley Peace Corps volunteer dies in Morocco,” Star Tribune, Nov. 10, 2004. http://www.startribune.com/stories/462/5077759.html
- See also: “Apple Valley Peace Corps volunteer dies in crash in Morocco,” Associated Press, Nov. 10, 2004. http://www.startribune.com/stories/468/5078075.html
- “Veterans Day observances,” St. Paul Pioneer Press, Nov. 10, 2004. “University of St. Thomas ROTC cadets hold 24-hour vigil from noon Thursday to noon Friday. Also, Jim Johns, a Korean War veteran and Army aviation officer, will speak at 12:30 p.m. in the 3M Auditorium of Owens Science Hall, 2115 Summit Ave.” http://www.twincities.com/mld/twincities/news/local/10139759.htm
- “’Creamettes Girl’ dies at 89,” Star Tribune, Nov. 10, 2004. Margaret “Peg” Linsroth supported many charities and scholarship programs, including St. Thomas’. http://www.startribune.com/stories/466/5077930.html
- “Nick Coleman: A friendship that crossed the line – in a good way,” Star Tribune, Nov. 10, 2004 . The late Jim Binger, former CEO of Honeywell, died recently. UST faculty member Marv Davidov, “longtime thorn-in-the-side and founder of the antiwar group known as the Honeywell Project, was unable to attend Binger’s funeral because he was teaching a class in justice and peace studies at the University of St. Thomas. While it may be distressing news to some on both sides of the old antiwar divide, it now can be told: Jim Binger and Marv Davidov, while not exactly bosom buddies, became old friends.” http://www.startribune.com/stories/357/5077802.html
- “Veterans Day observances,” St. Paul Pioneer Press, Nov. 11, 2004. http://www.twincities.com/mld/twincities/news/local/10149479.htm
- “Patrick Reusse: St. Thomas friends focus on one goal,” Star Tribune, Nov. 11, 2004. http://www.startribune.com/stories/508/5079867.html
- “Parents challenged and teens supported at eighth annual Family Forum,” The Catholic Spirit, Nov. 11, 2004. More than 200 people attended the eighth annual forum at the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, which was sponsored by the archdiocesan Office for Family, Laity, Youth and Young Adults. http://www.thecatholicspirit.com/archives.php?article=3024
- “Conferences and speakers,” Star Tribune, Nov. 13, 2004. http://www.startribune.com/stories/614/5078845.html
- “Passion for politics turned to love,” St. Paul Pioneer Press, Nov. 14, 2004. The paper’s “Great Get-Together” series of love stories features this one about a St. Thomas law student and her new husband. http://www.twincities.com/mld/twincities/living/10158532.htm
- “Today’s Spotlight: Teresa Morrow,” Star Tribune, Nov. 15, 2004. Vice president of communications and community relations, Bremer Financial Corp., Morrow has an M.B.C. from St. Thomas. http://www.startribune.com/stories/535/5081389.html
- “Outside consultant,” Star Tribune, Nov. 15, 2004. Sunil Ramlall and Teresa Rothausen of the College of Business offer advice on hiring strategies. http://www.startribune.com/stories/535/5081543.html
- “Minnesota hospitals are investing millions in neuroscience,” Star Tribune, Nov. 15, 2004. “‘The question is how much should patients, only a few of which need the device, pay whether in insurance premiums or tax subsidies or out of their pockets?’ said Dave Durenberger, the former U.S. senator who teaches at University of St. Thomas and is a specialist in health care issues.” http://www.startribune.com/stories/468/5085614.html
- “Winnebago director says thanks,” Mason City ( Iowa ) Globe Gazette, Nov. 16, 2004. Dr. Fred Zimmerman of UST, who has served on the board of directors of Iowa-based Winnebago Industries, will leave the board Jan. 11. http://www.globegazette.com/archives/archive_template.php?content=http://www.globegazette.com/rednews/2004/11/16/stories/opinion/op2.txt
- "Forceia gets eight years in prison," St. Paul Pioneer Press, Nov. 16, 2004. Patrick Forceia, political consultant, sports entrepreneur and St. Thomas alumnus, was sentenced "for stealing more than $5 million from banks and other associates while trying to buy two minor league hockey teams." http://www.twincities.com/mld/twincities/news/10196019.htm