Out of six teams who recently competed in the second annual Fowler Global Social Innovation Challenge (Fowler GSIC) virtually at St. Thomas, two – Auris AI and LABLE – are moving on to the Global Finals.
On April 24, a team from Rutgers University won this year's Schulze Entrepreneurship Challenge. The students secured $50,000 in funding from the Richard M. Schulze Family Foundation to support their business, Nutrivide.
Throughout his four years at St. Thomas, Derrick Diedrich '21 found himself growing in ways he could’ve never predicted before starting college. With experiences in campus ministry, student government and as a Tommie Ambassador, Diedrich has been able to cultivate both his leadership skills and personal goals.
Jon Keimig, director of the University of St. Thomas Family Business Center, shared best practices for addressing challenging conversations in a family business in this Star Tribune "Outside Consultant" column.
Just like Baylor dominated Gonzaga in the NCAA men’s basketball championship game, a team from St. Thomas was the decisive winner in the MinneMUDAC Student Data Science Challenge, also known as MinneAnalytics Madness.
Nicole Zwieg Daly, adjunct professor of business law and executive director of the Melrose and The Toro Company Center for Principled Leadership at Opus College of Business, addressed ethical decision-making in this Star Tribune Outside Consultant column.
Growing up in an immigrant family from Laos, Pahoua Yang Hoffman ’06 MBA was grateful for people who helped them find footing in America. Her life experiences inspired her career working in nonprofits and mission-based organizations.
Growing up in rural Minnesota and Wisconsin in the 1990s, Chad Lorenz ’04, ’06 MA, ’10 PsyD, ’14 MBA and his wife, Colleen Lorenz ’04, ’18 MBA, were acutely aware of the lack of access to quality health care, especially in the area of mental health.
Every dog has its day at Lucy & Co., a business Co-founder and CEO Ahmed El Shourbagy ’10 MBA started with his wife Ashley. Together they grew their digital business into a social powerhouse with millions of loyal dog followers.
Mike Porter, EdD, a faculty member in the Marketing Department at Opus College of Business, addressed things to consider before buying a franchise in the post-COVID-19 future in this Star Tribune "Outside Consultant" column.
Students in the Business 200 course this past year used racial covenants issued only 50-100 years ago to find how deeply rooted racial disparities were in the Twin Cities, even when it came to who could and couldn’t own a home in certain neighborhoods.
Stacey Supina, J.D., LL.M., a faculty member in the Ethics and Business Law Department at the Opus College of Business, wrote about finding legal services for one's business in this Star Tribune "Outside Consultant" column.
Before becoming a lawyer and getting her MBA degree, Leslie Redmond ’19 J.D./MBA was fighting for justice in her community. In the inner city of Washington, D.C., witnessing injustice was a part of her daily routine.