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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  • “War protests return on smaller scale,” [University of ] Minnesota Daily, Nov. 2, 2005. Former U of M faculty member and veteran peace activist Marv Davidov, now an adjunct faculty member at St. Thomas, is interviewed.
  • “Group's report questions Vang trial,” St. Paul Pioneer Press, Nov. 3, 2005. “In the report, Scott Swanson, a University of St. Thomas law professor, noted defense lawyers might have helped their client's case by including testimony illustrating how a Hmong person might have feared for his life in Chai Soua Vang's shoes. But a theory of self-defense that takes into account race hasn't been successful in Wisconsin or Minnesota courtrooms, Swanson told the coalition.”
  • “Saint MBA,” Business Week Online, Nov. 4, 2005. “Dean Christopher Puto discusses the innovative programs being used at the University of St. Thomas College of Business as it builds its full-time program.” To see video, click, then go to the "B Schools" link in the upper left-hand corner of the page.
  • “Does a fetus feel pain? Hearing tries to sort out differing views,” Catholic News Service, Nov. 4, 2005. “Teresa Stanton Collett, a law professor at the University of St. Thomas School of Law in Minneapolis, said the conclusions 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.”
  • “Should we shun or debate torture memo lawyers?” Star Tribune, Nov. 4, 2005. Columnist Nick Coleman writes, “The lawyers under fire include Attorney General Alberto Gonzales, Vice President Dick Cheney's new chief of staff, David Addington, and, closer to home, a professor at the University of St. Thomas School of Law named Robert Delahunty.”
  • “College sports,” St. Paul Pioneer Press, Nov. 4, 2005. “Rachelle Dosch had 19 kills as top-seeded St. Thomas won 30-28, 30-20, 30-25 over St. Olaf in the semifinals of the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference volleyball tournament. The Tommies will play host to St. Benedict, a three-game winner over Carleton, in the title match Saturday night.”
  • “Women’s sports,” Star Tribune, Nov. 6, 2005. “MIAC volleyball: St. Thomas beat St. Benedict for the MIAC volleyball playoff championship, winning 27-30, 30-24, 33-31, 23-30, 15-12 to earn its first NCAA playoff berth since 1992. Erika Wetzel had 31 kills and Rachelle Dosch had 21 kills and 20 digs to lead the Tommies.”
  • “Business people,” Star Tribune, Nov. 7, 2005. “The University of St. Thomas, St. Paul, named Gail Dorn, Daniel Haggerty and Stephen Hemsley to its board of trustees. Dorn is a marketing and com
    munity relations consultant for Target Corp., Haggerty is retired president of Norwest Venture Capital, and Hemsley is president and chief operating officer of UnitedHealth Group.”
  • “Settlement, not a merger, called likely outcome,” Star Tribune, Nov. 8, 2005. “But the judge may be tempted to look at the $700 million as the price Johnson & Johnson and Guidant agreed to in their contract and impose that penalty – or something less – rather than force a merger, said Elizabeth Brown, an assistant professor at the University of St. Thomas Law School.”
  • “Newspaper circulation numbers decline,” Star Tribune, Nov. 8, 2005. “‘There's always going to be a need for news gathering and news selling,’ said Mark Neuzil, a professor of journalism at the University of St. Thomas and a former reporter for the Star Tribune and the Associated Press. ‘The question is, how is that transmission performed, and how quickly can the industry adapt from a printed version to something else?’”
  • “Obituary: Retired judge Ronald E. Hachey, 95,” St. Paul Pioneer Press, Nov. 8, 2005. “Among the awards, Capron said, were the Archbishop William O. Brady Award, which recognized his work in raising funds for charities, and the Saint Thomas More Award from the University of St. Thomas, which recognized community service.”