UST in the News

UST in the news

Here's a roundup of recent stories of interest that mention St. Thomas.

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  • “Who’s got the best law library and why you should care,” PreLaw, 2005. “The main thing that Karl Sevig, a third-year student at the University of St. Thomas School of Law in Minneapolis , Minn., looks for in a library is a quiet place to study.”
  • “How will you afford law school?” PreLaw, winter 2005. “ ‘We always tell incoming or prospective students to get rid of commercial debt or credit card debt before enrolling in law school,’ said Cari Haaland, director of admissions at the University of St. Thomas School of Law in Minneapolis , Minn. … Kathleen Exel, a 3L at St. Thomas, suggests buying used books online to save money.” The article also compares costs of UST and Notre Dame law schools.
  • “Privacy rights key in abortion debate,” Capital Times (Madison, Wis.), June 24, 2005. “Other witnesses included Teresa Collett, professor of law at University of St. Thomas Law School in Minneapolis. She presented an expert opinion opposite Charo's, arguing that abortion actually limits the freedom of women because they are often pressured by men to terminate their pregnancies.”
  • “Grand battle for parking,” St. Paul Pioneer Press, June 25, 2005. “At the heart of the problem is the nature of the city's permit-parking system employed in areas with inadequate public parking. The city has established 26 residential parking zones, around areas such as the University of St. Thomas and William Mitchell Law School, as a remedy for residents forced to compete for parking on their own block.”
  • “Outside consultant,” Star Tribune, June 27, 2005. This regular business question-and-answer column features answers by UST College of Business faculty and staff. This installment features and answer by associate professor John Olson.
  • “Security camera delivers,” Star Tribune, June 27, 2005. “Wireless Imaging has four partners. Jezierski, its president, has a University of Minnesota degree in computer engineering and is working on an MBA at the University of St. Thomas; Vice President Sokratha Mene, with St. Thomas degrees in business administration and software systems, is responsible for the company's Web site (, and Isaac Jacob and Lucian Yogarajah are investors.”
  • Charley Walters,” St. Paul Pioneer Press, June 30, 2005. The sports columnist notes, “Pat Feely, 60, after coaching Burnsville to consecutive large-school softball championships, is retiring after 39 years, which is the same amount of time his father, Tom Feely, coached basketball before retiring after a hall of fame career at the University of St. Thomas. Pat Feely, who also coached at Minneapolis Roosevelt, plans to spend time at his lake cabin in Park Rapids, improve his golf game and do yard work.”

Note: This column will not be published next week. It will resume on July 18.