UST in the News

UST in the news

Here's a roundup of recent St. Thomas mentions of interest in various media.

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  • “School news,” Star Tribune, Nov. 9, 2005. “Assistant principal hired: Stephen Taylor, an administrator in the St. Paul school district who beat out 24 other applicants, has been hired as North High School 's assistant principal. He takes over for Greg Nelson, who earlier this year was named the school's principal. Taylor is a Chicago native who was educated at Carlton College, the University of St. Thomas and St. Mary's University.”
  • “College sports,” Star Tribune, Nov. 9, 2005. “St. Thomas will play host to the NCAA Division III Central Regional volleyball tournament, which runs Thursday through Saturday. Four MIAC teams -- Carleton, Concordia (Moorhead), St. Benedict and St. Thomas -- will take part in the seven-team regional.”
  • “Institute of Arts may house stolen artifact,” WCCO-TV, Nov. 11, 2005. “Mark Stansbury O'Donnell, an art history professor at the University of St. Thomas said, ‘The looting of ancient art has been going on since antiquity. There's no clean way of telling this piece was not looted or anything.’”
  • “Religion calendar,” Star Tribune, Nov. 12, 2005. The “Concert by Hungarian organist Laszlo Fassang: featuring improvisations on themes from Jewish, Christian and Islamic sacred music. Fassang is winner of the 2004 Grand Prix de Chartres organ competition. 8:15 p.m. Mon. Free. Chapel of St. Thomas Aquin as, 2115 Summit Av., St. Paul.
  • “Campus religion revives,” Star Tribune, Nov. 12, 2005. “Anyone at the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul who picks up the weekly bulletin of campus ministry (‘The Good News’) finds it full of upcoming events. One recent week, Solid Rock Bible Study met Wednesday evening in a student lounge. The contemporary praise and worship service ‘Ignite’ was held Sunday night in an auditorium. "Theology on Tap," with free pizza and pop, featured a discussion on the topic ‘Sex and Faith.’”
  • “Community calendar,” St. Paul Pioneer Press, Nov. 12, 2005. “Hungarian organist László Fassang presents an improvisation on themes derived from Christian, Jewish and Islamic sacred music, 8:15 p.m., Chapel of St. Thomas Aquinas, University of St. Thomas, 2115 Summit Ave., St. Paul, 651-962-5850."
  • “Community calendar,” St. Paul Pioneer Press, Nov. 13, 2005. “Festival explores religion through art: Religious artwork by area artists Chillon Leach, Hend Al-Mansour and Sandra Brick are on display at the University of St. Thomas' 2005 Sacred Arts Festival, "Expressions of Faith, Rooted in the Abrahamic Traditions." The free display runs through Nov. 25 at O'Shaughnessy Educational Center foyer and O'Shaughnessy-Frey Library Center. The ongoing festival also explores music, drama, dance, poetry and film. For more information, go to
  • “Does a fetus feel pain? Hearing tries to sort out differing views,” The Florida Catholic, Nov. 14, 2005. “Teresa Stanton Collett, a law professor at the University of St. Thomas School of Law in Minneapolis, said the conclusion
    s of the August JAMA article also were contrary to that of the British Medical Association, which said in 1999 that ‘due consideration must be given to appropriate measures for minimizing the risk of pain’ to the fetus, both in abortions and in therapeutic interventions.”
  • “Outside consultant,” Star Tribune, Nov. 14, 2005. Faculty from the College of Business ’ John M. Morrison Center for Entrepreneurship answer business-related questions from readers for this weekly column.
  • “High-tech hinge maker's CEO takes on big challenges, small pay,” Star Tribune, Nov. 14, 2005. “Fred Zimmerman, a veteran industrialist and professor of manufacturing technology at the University of St. Thomas, worries that America has lost far too much of its industrial base.”
  • “Small Business: Getting a handle on a niche market,” Star Tribune, Nov. 14, 2005. “The expert's opinion: Ron Wolff, an adjunct faculty member at the University of St. Thomas College of Business, said Deneen Pottery is a good example of niche marketing by a small business.”
  • “Grazing for tunes at Sam Goody,” St. Paul Pioneer Press, Nov. 14, 2005. “ ‘It will be difficult to get them (teens) away from Internet downloading (of music),’ said Dave Brennan, co-director of the Institute for Retailing Excellence at the University of St. Thomas. ‘The younger they (shoppers) are, the more techno savvy. It's hard to get them back into a regular shopping experience.’”