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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  • "St. Paul/Neighborhood events: Iranian Nobel Prize winner to speak at St. Thomas on Friday," St. Paul Pioneer Press, April 11, 2007. Also noted: "Climate change discussion: White Bear Unitarian Universalist Church, 328 Maple St., Mahtomedi, will host 'Science and Religion: Tensions in Teaching about Climate Change,' at 7:30 p.m. today. Tom Hickson, geology department chair at the University of St. Thomas, will lead the discussion. The program is free and open to the public. Call 651-426-2639 for information. "
  • "Premier law firm Rider Bennett to close," St. Paul Pioneer Press, April 11, 2007. "'It doesn't happen that often,' said Elizabeth Wefel, director of career and professional development at the University of St. Thomas School of Law. Like any business, law firms face the challenges of competing for clients and talent, Wefel said."
  • "Irish poet Sean Lysaght receives O'Shaughnessy Award," "All Things Considered," Minnesota Public Radio, April 13, 2007. "Lysaght is in St. Paul to receive the 11th O'Shaughnessy Award for poetry. The award is given by the center for Irish studies at the University of Saint Thomas. It recognizes contributions to the art by an Irish poet each year." Hear John Crann's interview of Lysaght and hear the poet read from his works.
  • "Religion calendar," Star Tribune, April 14, 2007. "'Christian Pluralism': Terry Nichols, author and professor of theology at the University of St. Thomas, will speak as part of the Muslim Christian Dialogue. 2-4 p.m. Sun. Islamic Center of Minnesota, 1401 Gardena Av., Fridley. 612-230-3210."
  • Of interest: "Judging Judas," Star Tribune, April 14, 2007. "To Elaine Pagels, the jarring assertions of the newly discovered Gospel of Judas are yet more evidence that early Christians struggled to interpret Jesus' life and death. Reading Judas is the latest best-seller by Pagels, a scholar whose work has been unusually popular with general readers."
  • "Business people," Star Tribune, April 15, 2007. " University of St. Thomas, St. Paul, named Amy Rauenhorst Goldman to its board of trustees. She is chair and president of the Better Way Foundation."
  • "Neighborhood events," St. Paul Pioneer Press, April 15, 2007. "Poetry reading: Poet and University of St. Thomas English professor Leslie Adrienne Miller will read from her new collection, "The Resurrection Trade," at 7 p.m. Wednesday at Micawber's Books, 2238 Carter Ave. , St. Paul . The reading is free."
  • "Whistleblower, priest find common ground on courage," St. Paul Pioneer Press, April 17, 2007. Columnist Ruben Rosario writes about two very different recent speakers: Father John Corapi, who spoke at an archdiocesan men's conference at St. Thomas on April 14, and Pentagon Papers whistleblower Daniel Ellsberg, who was in the Twin Cities for a DFL event.