"Professor Michaelson will make a great contribution to the center's mission of interdisciplinary research and curriculum development focusing on the formation of business and law students into ethical leaders. We are all looking forward a great deal to working with him to strengthen our ties to the Opus College of Business faculty and to do more outreach to foster professional formation for business managers."
Four business school deans gathered in an online hangout this month to discuss high quality, high value MBA programs. The lively and productive conversation gave each dean an opportunity to showcase their own experiences and perspectives.
Sales volume dropped last month, but researchers say it doesn’t indicate a long-term weakness in the Twin Cities housing market.
A ‘Good Question,’ MPR’s ALS series, opinions and expertise are highlighted in this week’s headlines.
The Love Your Melon bus returned to St. Thomas on Friday, Feb. 7, after a monthlong trip across the United States.
The forum began as a two-hour video conference in 1988 and has grown to become one the nation’s leading conferences for advancing diversity in the workplace.
Tommie entrepreneurs are making their mark, and the Seahawks take a Tommie to the Super Bowl.
The granting of promotion recognizes the achievements of faculty in their teaching, professional engagement and service to the university.
The 26th annual conference recognizes outstanding individuals and organizations for efforts related to diversity and inclusion.
Three teams from the Opus College of business competed in the recent Junior Achievement Corporate Titan Challenge, applying their experience with business simulation and management from the Full-time MBA program.
Instead of double-digit gains in median sale prices, things should calm down. And with fewer homes underwater, our historically low inventory should improve.
Building on the success of the STA courses, OCB has broadened the number of international learning opportunities available to MBA students enabling students to better look ahead to, and plan for, future international learning opportunities.
A simple classroom project brings hope – and hats – to hundreds of children with cancer. Love Your Melon kicks off its national tour this week bringing its mission to more than a dozen cities.
The University of St. Thomas will be closed from December 21, 2013, until January 2, 2014, to allow our faculty, staff and students to enjoy the holidays with family and friends. On behalf of each of us at the Opus College of Business, we wish you a safe, happy and healthy holiday season.
Researchers say the metro area is one of the most-affordable housing markets in the nation.
A child’s first way to make money is often learned in the front yard, selling Dixie cups of lemonade from a fold-up card table on a hot sunny day. They use this “lemonade stand” to make a little money and wind up getting some basic exposure to running a business. One University of St. Thomas class is moving the lemonade stand concept out of the front yard and into the real-world.
There have been a number of groups meeting around campus this academic year to examine and talk about diversity and explore ways that UST faculty, staff and students can increase their facility in being ambassadors for inclusion. Several activities are planned for the remainder of the year, writes professor Ann Johnson.
Researchers from the Shenehon Center for Real Estate examine why the Twin Cities continues to have so few homes on the market.
Jane Kramer, along with teammates Nana Yaa Dodi and Marine Melin, won the graduate competition for her concept Lou Lou Ingredients. The idea was born in Kramer’s kitchen, preparing gluten- and dairy-free snacks for her kids and their friends dealing with food allergies. She noticed grocery stores made similar products, but didn’t offer full meals. She plans to change that.
St. Thomas’ Commercial Real Estate Survey Finds ‘Essentially Neutral’ Outlook With Gradual Improvement Ahead
Data shows the semiannual survey of 50 commercial real estate industry leaders correctly predicted this year’s higher rents, occupancy rates and the cost of building materials.
Researchers predict $837 in household holiday spending, the highest found by University of St. Thomas marketing professors in the 12 years of their spending-intent survey.
Being a member of an underrepresented ethnic minority, for example, or an international student, a non-Minnesotan, a woman, or a liberal arts major also grants membership within a distinctive group within the larger community that is the Full-time UST MBA program and becomes a signature aspect of many students’ St. Thomas experience.
Trudy Rautio, Carlson Company’s CEO, exemplifies this company’s credo.
In the Mayo Innovation Scholars Program, UST MBA students lead a select group of Minnesota students in an extraordinary internship that places it at the intersection of science, business, medicine and ethics for five months of one academic year.
Entrepreneurs envision a better, faster, cheaper or more efficient way to produce a product or service. On the strength of that vision, they work to turn their idea into a profitable business enterprise.