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Noteworthy Businesses Born at St. Thomas

Considering St. Thomas' Schulze School of Entrepreneurship at Opus College of Business is ranked by the Princeton Review on its Top Entrepreneurship Undergraduate programs list and is the list's top-ranked school in Minnesota, it's only natural that many successful businesses have been born at the university.
The ocean absorbs most of the excess heat from greenhouse gas emissions, leading to rising ocean temperatures. (Photo credit: Jiang Zhu)

Tommie Experts: John Abraham’s New Research on Ocean Warming

A new analysis shows the world’s oceans were the warmest in 2019 than any other time in recorded human history, especially between the surface and a depth of 2,000 meters. The study was conducted by an international team of 14 scientists from 11 institutes across the world, including School of Engineering professor John Abraham.
St. Thomas senior Sarah Isse, center, works alongside teen youth, volunteering at Cookie Cart, a bakery and non-profit that employs teenagers, providing them with leadership skills and work experience, in Minneapolis on December 19, 2019.

Cookies and College: Beginning Business Acumen Conference Builds Skills, St. Thomas Connections

Seniors Madison Morehouse and Sarah Isse have teamed with Minneapolis nonprofit Cookie Cart each of the last two semesters to bring its student workers to St. Thomas for a full-day Beginning Business Acumen Conference, exposing them to life as college students and connecting their budding skill sets to college futures.