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Here's a roundup of recent St. Thomas mentions of interest in various media. Read the stories by clicking on the links. Links do expire and change as papers move stories to “archive” status, so be sure to read stories soon if you’re interested. In some cases, you’ll need to register on the publication’s Web site in order to access the stories.

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  • "Medical school proposed for Ford site," St. Paul Pioneer Press, May 9, 2007. "Reported interest by the Allina medical system and the University of St. Thomas in starting a third medical school in Minnesota prompted real estate consultant Jeff Patterson, of Colliers International, to suggest adding another academic institution to the factories, stores, offices and homes suggested as potential uses for the site."
  • "Working Q & A: Surfing online at work," St. Paul Pioneer Press, May 9, 2007. "'My bottom line is look down and grind it out,' said Sally Power, a professor of management at the University of St. Thomas who specializes in organizational behavior. Once you report the person, well, you've pretty much declared open season on her and given notice that you are watching your co-workers' behavior. It also isn't going to help your relationship with your boss. 'You don't want your manager to see you as someone who is a crybaby,' Power said. 'You're supposed to be able to work with other people, and if you start reporting other people's behaviors, you identify yourself as someone who is not able to work well with others.'"
  • "Virginia Tech casts a shadow on the halls of ivy," St. Paul Pioneer Press, May 9, 2007. "It made it onto the television news the other night that a guy dressed all in black with a black hood drawn tightly around his face was wandering around the quadrangle at the University of St. Thomas shouting various goofy things."
  • "Bears Advance to Regional Championship Game," Washington University in St. Louis, May 12, 2007. "Senior Laurel Sagartz hit two two-run home runs and threw a complete game as the No. 13 Washington University softball team posted a 4-1 victory over top-ranked University of St. Thomas on Saturday morning in the 2007 NCAA Division III Regional held at Luther College in Decorah, Iowa."
  • "Seasons end in NCAA play for St. Thomas, Mankato," Star Tribune, May 13, 2007.   "Host St. John's won the MIAC men's outdoor track and field championships, scoring 225 points, 47 more than second-place St. Thomas. St. Thomas easily won the women's title, with 200.5 points to 104 for Gustavus. … St. Thomas beat St. John's 18-8 and St. Olaf 14-3 in the MIAC baseball playoffs. St. Olaf and St. Thomas meet today, with the winner taking the automatic berth into the NCAA Division III playoffs."
  • " Stevens Point to host, 4 state teams in NCAA baseball regionals," Wisconsin Radio Network, May 14, 2007. "Stevens Point opens against sixth-seeded St. Scholastica (36-6) at noon on Wednesday.  Second seeded St. Thomas (32-10) faces 5th seeded UW-Oshkosh (32-10) at 3:30pm and 3rd-seeded Ripon College (21-13) faces fourth-seeded St. Olaf (31-8) at 7pm."
  • "Good Question: Why Aren't Couples Sharing Beds?" WCCO-TV, May 14, 2007. "'It's much more common than we think,' said Dr. Carol Bruess, who studies family issues. 'For our entire lives we are taught to sleep alone and
    then all of a sudden we're in a long-term relationship, in a marriage and we're told 'you're sleeping together' and it's not easy,'" she said.
  • "An in-house offshore advantage," Star Tribune, May 14, 2007. "The expert says: Sunil Ramlall, a management professor at the University of St. Thomas Opus College of Business, cautioned that PowerObjects must monitor the quality of its offshore work. Some companies have had to bring work they sent offshore back to this country, Ramlall noted, but PowerObjects enjoys the advantage of owning its offshore office."