UST in the News

UST in the news

Here's a roundup of recent stories of interest that mention St. Thomas.

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  • “An Obligation to Lead,” Minnesota Physician, February 2003.  Dr. Brian Campion and Tom Gilliam of the UST Center for Health and Medical Affairs co-authored this article.  (Article not available online, but the publication’s home page is
  • “An Exchange of Gifts: Mennonites and Catholics Work Together for Peace,” America Magazine, March 3, 2003.  The article devotes several paragraphs to the “Bridgefolk” movement for grassroots dialog and unity between Mennonites and Catholics, of which Dr. Gerald Schalbach, UST Theology Department, is a co-founder.
  • “Entrepreneurs: College kid grew nanny job into a business,” St. Paul Pioneer Press, March 6, 2003.  UST senior Joe Keeley and his business, College Nannies, are profiled.
  • “Readers debate war,” The Catholic Spirit, March 6, 2003. UST student Joe Miller puts in his two cents’ worth in this letter to the editor of the archdiocesan newspaper.
  • “Packed church honors retiring pastor, who was part of the family,” The Catholic Spirit, March 6, 2003.  Father James Whalen, who retired from the UST Journalism Department in 1993, has now retired from full-time ministry after 42 years of service at St. Agatha Catholic Church in Coates.
  • “Onstage calendar for March 7-13,” Star Tribune, March 7, 2003.  Includes a mention of “The Laramie Project” at Foley Theater March 11-15.
  • “St. Paul: Middle-school minds face off in science,” St. Paul Pioneer Press, March 9, 2003.
  • “Literary calendar,” St. Paul Pioneer Press, March 9, 2003. Included is a UST visit by the winner of this year’s O’Shaughnessy Award for Poetry.
  • “Lou Gelfand: Description of governor as 'unabashed evangelical' disconcerted reader,” Star Tribune, March 9, 2003. Rabbi Barry Cytron, of the Jay Phillips Center for Jewish-Christian Learning, is quoted. The column also mentions Paul Alper, a retired UST faculty member.
  • “Metro preview,” Star Tribune, March 9, 2003.  The 19th annual Science Olympiad, to be held here Saturday, is mentioned.