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Four St. Thomas Alumni Named 2018 Bush Fellows

The Bush Fellowship will provide Nicholas Kor ’11, Dr. Joanna Ramirez Barrett (mini-MBA), Dr. Tamim Saidi (mini-MBA) and Jeff Dykstra (executive MBA) with up to $100,000 over 12 to 24 months to pursue learning experiences that help them develop leadership skills and attributes.
Physics alum Sarah Millholland poses for a portrait January 22, 2018 in an Owens Science Hall physics lab.

St. Thomas Hitting the Airwaves to Increase Visibility

With a goal of increasing overall awareness for the academic reputation and graduate outcomes of St. Thomas, our Marketing, Insights and Communications team, in partnership with the College of Arts and Sciences, the School of Engineering and the Schulze School of Entrepreneurship, is launching a new TV, radio and social campaign starting today.
A man gives a thumbs up gesture from inside a Mobile Loaves and Fishes truck.

MBA Alumnus Brings Food Trucks To Local Communities

When Mark McLellan -- a “Double Tommie” – first learned about Mobile Loaves & Fishes, the 3M executive was moved by the simplicity and notion of driving a truck to serve people in need.“The whole model ...

Farmhouse Market Offers Fresh Food 24/7

When their local, organic creamery, Cedar Summit Farms, closed in early 2015, Kendra Rasmusson ’12 M.B.C. and her husband, Paul, took action. They saw a need for organic food not only in their community of New ...
Stephen Courchane

Stephen Courchane: An MBA In the Nonprofit Sector

Stephen Courchane '17 M.B.A. currently serves as senior director of operations for Hiawatha Academies, a network of college-preparatory charter schools focusing on closing the achievement gap in Minneapolis. As...
Unique Pontoons

You’re Gonna Need a Better Boat

Jeremy Little wanted to be an entrepreneur long before he knew what the word meant. In third grade, when his teacher passed out index cards and told the students to write down what they wanted to be when they g...
Sydney Corliss '15 in Hong Kong

Finding Good Fortune in Hong Kong

Since our profile of Sydney Corliss '15 posted late last year, much has already changed for this recent grad and avid adventurer as she embarks on a career in the international wine industry. We caught up with ...

Affinity Groups: A New Approach to Networking

One of the many reasons people choose to pursue a graduate business degree is to grow their personal and professional network. Classes provide an opportunity to meet new people both inside and outside one’s ind...
Sydney Corliss

Around the World and Back Again

Like many children who grew up in a family-owned business, Sydney Corliss ’15 started working at a young age. In her case, this meant helping out at Corliss Estates, her family’s winery, housed in a former bake...

Clean Slate: Henkel Launches a New U.S. Detergent

When German manufacturing giant Henkel partnered with Walmart to bring its flagship laundry detergent, Persil, to the American marketplace, it knew it needed not only a new brand but an attention-getting marketing campaign to appeal to U.S. consumers.