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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- "Letters in a batch for Wednesday, Oct. 4," Star Tribune. Dr. Ron Bennett, dean of the School of Engineering, weighed in on the need for more coverage of students’ academic achievements. http://www.startribune.com/563/story/719333.html
- " James Dobson, in St. Paul, tells voters to be guided by morals: At a rally in St. Paul, Focus on the Family founder James Dobson urged his supporters to vote with their ‘family values’ in mind," Star Tribune, Oct. 5, 2006. "Martha FritzHuspen, 21, a University of St. Thomas student from Bismarck , N.D., said she’s a Catholic who ‘grew up listening to Dr. Dobson on the radio’ and wanted to hear what he had to say about ‘the inherent dignity and value of all people from conception.’" http://www.startribune.com/587/story/719834.html
- "Small school update," Star Tribune, Oct. 6, 2006. Here’s a football preview. http://www.startribune.com/513/story/724630.html
- "Religious events around town," Star Tribune, Oct. 7, 2006. " Building a bridge between faiths: ‘Jews, Christians and the Gospels: ‘Replacing Barriers With Bridges’ will be the subject of a lecture Monday by the Rev. Michael McGarry, an expert in Christian-Jewish relations. The free event, cosponsored by the Jay Phillips Center for Jewish-Christian Learning at the University of St. Thomas and St. John’s University, will be held from 7:30 to 9 p.m. at the Brady Educational Center at the University of St. Thomas. For more information, call 651-962-5780." http://www.startribune.com/614/story/725638.html
- "North suburbs calendar," St. Paul Pioneer Press, Oct. 7, 2006. " Slam poetry: The White Bear Center for the Arts will hold a class on slam poetry from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday. The class will include a history of this form of poetry, and students will listen to examples of slam poetry. Students will learn to write their own slam poetry during a workshop, and will then perform their pieces. Lisa Arnold, a slam poet who teaches theater at the University of St. Thomas, will teach the class." http://www.twincities.com/mld/twincities/news/local/states/minnesota/counties/ramsey_county/north_metro/15699037.htm
- "Subdivision plan must go through proper channels," St. Paul Pioneer Press, Oct. 7, 2006. Author of this column, distributed by McClatchy-Tribune News Service, is Dr. Thomas Musil, director of the Shenehon Center for Real Estate in the St. Thomas College of Business. http://www.twincities.com/mld/twincities/15702723.htm
- "Mover: Paul Ziezulewicz," St. Paul Pioneer Press, Oct. 8, 2006. Ziezulewicz ’06 is associate producer at Allen Interactions Inc., a St. Paul-based provider of custom e-learning solutions. He has a B.A. from St. Thomas in political science and philosophy. http://www.twincities.com/mld/twincities/business/15698402.htm
- "Outside Consultant," Star Tribune, Oct. 9, 2006. In this weekly column, College of Business faculty answer readers’ business questions. http://www.startribune.com/535/story/726705.html
- "College sports briefs," Star Tribune, Oct. 10, 2006. "Junior Holly Noble of Owatonna shot a three-round total of 9-over-par 228 and won medalist honors, leading St. Thomas to its sixth consecutive MIAC women’s golf title. The Tommies finished Monday with a 316 at Bunker Hills Golf Course in Coon Rapids, the lowest round in the event’s 18-year history. The Tommies’ 54-total of 975 beat runner-up Gustavus Adolphus by 36 strokes." http://www.startribune.com/512/story/732091.html
- See also: "Sports," St. Paul Pioneer Press, Oct. 10, 2006. http://www.twincities.com/mld/twincities/sports/15719707.htm
- "Mahtomedi may create engineering magnet school," St. Paul Pioneer Press, Oct. 10, 2006. "The goal is to partner with local colleges and universities – like the University of Minnesota, Century College, St. Thomas and the University of Wisconsin-Stout – to ensure the curriculum is rigorous. That way, students could have a year’s worth of college credits under their belts when they leave high school." http://www.twincities.com/mld/twincities/news/local/15719409.htm