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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  • Jordan nominated for civil rights post," Star Tribune, April 18, 2007. "[Michael S.] Jordan, 57, is currently a staff member at the University of St. Thomas, where he earned a law degree last year."
  • "Ad group subtracts," Star Tribune, April 18, 2007. "Nationwide, the vast majority of large companies offer employees wellness and fitness programs, said Peter Ronza, University of St. Thomas compensation and benefits manager and a wellness expert for the Society for Human Resource Management. That's far less true for small and medium-sized companies, which often lack staff expertise, resources and time to launch in-house programs, he said."
  • "Mike Ciresi Enters Senate Race," WCCO-TV (Associated Press story), April 18, 2007.   "Ciresi is a St. Paul native, the grandson of Sicilian immigrants who put himself through college at St. Thomas and the University of Minnesota Law School."
  • "U of M alumni group halts loan deal," Star Tribune, April 19, 2007. "The University of St. Thomas turned down a Nelnet offer like the one at the U. 'We looked at it and just said no,' said university spokesman Doug Hennes."
  • "'Today we are all Hokies,'" Star Tribune, April 19, 2007. "Vigils and memorials were held at the University of Minnesota, Hamline University and the University of St. Thomas, as they have been on scores of college campuses as far away as New Mexico.
  • "Feeling safe," Star Tribune, April 22, 2007 . "The mood was equally light at the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, where a dozen lean young men played Ultimate Frisbee, and Kelly Coss and Steph Behrns, both freshmen studying engineering, sat in the sun, typing on laptops. Yes, of course they knew about Virginia Tech."
  • Of interest: "New Ulm Bishop Named To Succeed Archbishop Flynn," WCCO-TV, April 24, 2007. St. Thomas is not mentioned in this story, but we thought you'd like to see this introduction to the new coadjutor archbishop of the St. Paul-Minneapolis archdiocese. https://wcco.c