UST in the News

UST in the news

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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  • "Changing careers," Minnesota Lawyer, April 2, 2007. UST School of Law adjunct instructor Brian Davis and former School of Law dean of students Ray McCoy discuss their career changes. Read the article.
  • "Shakeup in U.S. attorney's office," St. Paul Pioneer Press, April 5, 2007. "In an interview earlier this year, former assistant U.S. Attorney Hank Shea lauded her commitment to public service. 'Her integrity is unbelievably high, and she is ethical in everything she does,' said Shea, a fellow at the University of St. Thomas Law School's Holloran Center for Ethical Leadership in the Professions. 'For a top federal attorney in a state, there are no more important qualities than those.'"
  • "Nick Coleman: Turmoil around U.S. Attorney Paulose merits belated scrutiny," Star Tribune, April 7, 2007. "KSTP reported that Monica Goodling, who resigned Friday as the White House liaison for the Department of Justice, was supposed to have been a part of Paulose's semi-regal investiture ceremony at the University of St. Thomas law school."
  • "Deputies to a U.S. Attorney Step Down," The New York Times, April 7, 2007. "Rachel K. Paulose’s swearing in on March 9 as the United States attorney in Minneapolis stirred debate in local legal circles because of the ceremonial trappings, including a performance by a municipal choir and a Marine Corps color guard, at the event attended by more than 300 people at the city’s University of St. Thomas law school."
  • "Signs of the cross," Star Tribune, April 7, 2007. "The history and symbolism of the cross echo that of Christianity itself, said the Rev. Jan Michael Joncas. Joncas, 55, is a Roman Catholic priest, theologian and professor at the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul and Notre Dame University in Indiana. He's best known as a liturgical composer; his most famous composition is 'On Eagle's Wings.'"
  • "Business briefs," St. Paul Pioneer Press, April 7, 2007. "Sun drives scaled-down 'Blackbox' data center to the Twin Cities: … Nearly 300 people signed up to tour the center during a two-day stop last week at the University of St. Thomas ' School of Entrepreneurship in Minneapolis. St. Thomas uses Sun networked computers."
  • "Good Question: Is A Tough IRS Good For Taxpayers?" WCCO-TV, April 7, 2007. "'In my opinion, there should be more audits,' said Scott Taylor, a professor of tax law at the University of St. Thomas. 'A weak IRS is a bad idea. The more IRS does its job, the better off we all are.'"
  • "Presentation celebrating Minnesota poetry," St. Paul Pioneer Press, April 8, 2007. "Poetry reading: Irish poet Sean Lysaght will present a reading of his work at 7:30 p.m. Friday at the John Roach Center at University of St. Thomas, 2115 Summit Ave., St. Paul. The event is free. Call 651-222-3242 for information."
  • "Chic magnet," St. Paul Pioneer Press, April 8, 2007. "When deciding to open new stores, retailers weigh factors such as daytime population, household incomes and proximity to freeways and interchanges.  The area around Maple Grove is more densely populated, said Dave Brennan, co-director for the Institute of Retailing Excellence at University of St. Thomas. But another major difference comes down to pocketbooks. 'The demographics might be just a little bit more upscale in the Maple Grove area, particularly when you dip into the Plymouth area,' he said."
  • "Rat Catcher has lessons for business," Star Tribune, April 9, 2007. "The expert says: Sunil Ramlall, a marketing professor at the University of St. Thomas Opus College of Business, said the 'Top Performer' approach is very simple to understand but highly effective, should the strategies be adequately implemented.'"
  • "Working with chronic pain," Star Tribune, April 10, 2007. "[Sarah] Schmalenberger, a French horn player and music professor, missed just five days of work when she had breast cancer five years ago. But the pain that developed a year later – residual nerve and muscle damage on her left side – has her turning down freelance gigs and questioning her teaching ability at the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, where she is an assistant professor of music history and horn."