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Impact Investing: A Lifeblood to Nonprofits and other Social Good Organizations

Impact investing, making investments with the intention of generating both measurable social/environmental impact along with a financial return, is growing worldwide. The Symposium on Social Entrepreneurship, Friday, May 2, is the only Minnesota one-day event bringing key national and statewide impact investing leaders together

UST in the News for April 23, 2014

Our experts weigh in on slow-melting snow, the escalating price of limes and a football walkout in this week’s headlines.

Think Fast! Robert Safian on Innovation

The editor of Fast Company explores the links among creativity, innovation, passion and purpose.

Globalization and Health Care

It will surprise almost no one to learn that the U.S. health care system faces a number of challenges, writes Peter Young, Ph.D. The two most vivid facts being that we spend one and a half times more on health care than any other country, while being far from the top in terms of broad performance measures.

Risk Leadership: Who is Responsible?

Risk management has evolved in an extraordinary fashion over the past 20 years.

Small Business Survival in a Small Town

Mackenthun’s Meats & Deli in St. Bonifacius, population 2300, is a growing small business, with a relatively small local customer base to pull from, with help from the University of St. Thomas Small Business Development Center.

It’s Just Lunch

Sara Darling ’02 M.B.A. always aspired to have her own company – it was just a matter of finding the right fit.

Service with a smile request

Mike Porter wonders “If you wouldn't mind taking a few minutes to visit this site and provide an evaluation on your experience today.”

Can Business Foster Social Change, Cure Poverty? Scholars Will Ponder Those Questions at Back-to-Back Programs Here April 24

The afternoon and evening programs are part of the university’s “Higher Calling Series” and will be held on St. Thomas’ Minneapolis campus.

Two Professors Receive John Ireland Presidential Award for Outstanding Achievement as a Teacher-Scholar

Dr. Meg Wilkes Karraker and Dr. Sameer Kumar have been named recipients of this annual award for 2013. Award winners are tenured members of the St. Thomas faculty who have demonstrated a sustained commitment to not only their respective disciplines but also to the university.

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