UST in the News for July 18, 2013 St. Thomas Newsroom July 18, 2013 “Civil War heroes rest proudly at Oakwood Cemetery,” Red Wing Republican-Eagle, July 5, 2013. Professor emeritus Joseph Fitzharris is quoted.“Minnesota mortgage lender refocuses after crash,” Star Tribune, July 7, 2013. Director of real estate programs Herb Tousley is quoted.“Outside consultant: Micro-business needs help marketing,” Star Tribune, July 7, 2013. Master of Business Communication program director Michael Porter is quoted.“John XXIII: A Saint for Social Justice,” Huffington Post, July 8, 2013. Commentary by School of Law professor Charles Reid.“The Law Schools Where You’re Most Likely to Kiss Your Merit-Based Scholarship Goodbye,” Above the Law, July 8, 2013. School of Law professor Jerry Organ is cited.“Accelerated ambitions: Aba Omot chasing his dreams,” White Bear Press, July 8, 2013. Tommie track and field athlete Aba Omot is profiled.“Sale of Edina home to benefit St. Thomas real estate programs,” Finance and Commerce, July 9, 2013.“Mankato Kasota Stone, provider of distinctive limestone since late 1800s, announces closure,” Star Tribune, July 11, 2013. The company first supplied stone to UST when Aquinas Hall was built in 1931.“Contractors eager to upgrade U sports facilities,” Finance and Commerce, July 11, 2013. Opus College of Business professor John Wendt is quoted.“Historic Mankato Kasota Stone Inc. suspends operations,” KMSP, July 11, 2013.“Historic Mankato firm that quarried famed Kasota limestone goes out of business,” Pioneer Press, July 11, 2013.“Twin Cities home prices up 17.5% in June,” Pioneer Press, July 11, 2012. Director of real estate programs Herb Tousley is quoted.“Ask the consultant: Help for expanding business internationally,” Star Tribune, July 14, 2013. Finance professor Heino Beckmann is quoted.“Minneapolis prayer vigil seeks peace after Zimmerman trial,” KMSP, July 14, 2013. School of Law professor Nekima Levy-Pounds is quoted.“Global warming games – playing the man not the ball,” The Guardian, July 15, 2013. Commentary by School of Engineering professor John Abraham.“Living with ALS: A family grows,” Minnesota Public Radio, July 15, 2013. Former dean of the College of Education, Leadership and Counseling Bruce Kramer is profiled.“Good Question: Why Aren’t Some Big Chains In Minnesota?” WCCO, July 16, 2013. Opus College of Business professor Dave Brennan is quoted.“Cliff-jumper who leapt to his death was Chisago Lakes HS swimmer,” Star Tribune, July 17, 2013. The victim was St. Thomas student Alex Vitalis.“RENTERS RIGHTS: Does Minnesota need a warm weather rule?” KMSP, July 17, 2013. Real estate programs adjunct professor Steve Katkov is quoted.