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, and if links have expired, you're welcome to purchase access to the stories or use a search engine such as Lexis Nexis, available on the UST Libraries' Web site. In some cases, you’ll need to register on the publication’s Web site in order to access full text.

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  • "Edina man, possibly with amnesia, is reported missing," Star Tribune, Oct. 17, 2007.   Scott Tridgell is "a few credits short of graduating in finance and accounting at the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul. A school official said Tridgell last attended St. Thomas in the fall semester of 2005. "
  • "Kiddywampus owner plans to donate all profits from her Edina toy store to children's charities,"St. Paul Pioneer Press, Oct. 17, 2007. "'It's not unusual in this state for retailers to give to charities - Dayton's started the concept years ago,' said Christopher Puto, dean of the University of St. Thomas' Opus College of Business. 'But I'm not aware of other retailers doing anything like this.'"
  • "Upsizing the proposal," Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, Oct. 21, 2007. " The super-sized marriage proposal is in keeping with the 'bigger-is-better way of American life,' and points to a 'core value' in American culture - individualism, says Bruess.   'It drives nearly everything we do,' says Bruess, an associate professor of family studies and communication and journalism at the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul."
  • "Mortgage fraud victims deserve our help," Star Tribune, Oct. 21, 2007.   "On Nov. 8 from 2 to 4:30 p.m., the University of St. Thomas School of Law in downtown Minneapolis will host a free public forum to discuss the impact of mortgage fraud and what citizens can do to become part of the solution."
  • "Neal Justin: For a good cause, call on local TV anchors," Star Tribune, Oct. 21, 2007. "The 2007 Regional Emmy Awards were held Saturday night at Graves 601 Hotel, with special honors going to Harold Crump, vice president of corporate affairs at Hubbard Broadcasting, and University of St. Thomas professor Karen Boros." Boros was among those named to the National Television Academy's " Silver Circle," which celebrates achievements and contributions spanning 25 years or more.
  • "The downtown Church of the Assumption's retiring Rev. John Malone has been pulling legs - but no punches - for 40 years," St. Paul Pioneer Press, Oct. 22, 2007.