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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  • "Yes, Virginia, There is Manufacturing in St. Paul," Precision Manufacturing, January/February 2008. Dr. Fred Zimmerman, professor emeritus of engineering, is this article's author.
  • "Toms' Comp wins NCAA title," St. Paul Pioneer Press, March 14, 2008. "In her first national meet, University of St. Thomas senior Carol Comp, the 10th seed, won the weight throw Friday at the NCAA Division III indoor track and field championships in Ada, Ohio. Her throw traveled a school-record 56 feet, 10 1/4 inches, and she won the event by six inches. St. Thomas junior James Ewer placed fifth in the long jump in 23-2 1/2 to earn All-America honors. "
  • "Toon theme expected to draw visitors, stores," St. Paul Pioneer Press, March 14, 2008. "Some observers are not convinced it will make a difference. 'At least for short term, (the park) will bring in more local people. As for additional tenants, I doubt if it's going to have much impact at all,' said David Brennan, co-director of the Institute for Retailing Excellence at the University of St. Thomas."
  • "South school briefs," Star Tribune, March 15, 2008. "The Farmington School District announced Thursday that it has hired a new principal for Farmington High School  … . Ben Kusch, currently the assistant principal at Tartan Senior High School in Oakdale, holds a master's degree in teaching from the University of St. Thomas and earned his administrative license at the University of Minnesota."
  • "College students Pay it Forward on spring break," Canton ( Ohio) Repository, March 17, 2008. "The busload of University of St. Thomas students looked forward to their trip south for spring break. Not because it meant trading St. Paul, Minn., for Florida sunshine. Spring break for these students means helping folks around the country. Sunday morning they helped move boxes and scrub walls at the YMCA's building on Second Street NW. They also gathered up litter on and around Timken High School campus. Just another day's work for the 43 students, who are participating in a Pay It Forward Tour to Washington, D.C."
  • "Maple Grove police chief blazes yet another trail," Star Tribune, March 19, 2008. "[Mona Dohman, who will become the first female president of the Minnesota Chiefs of Police Association ] earned three degrees, including a master's from the University of St. Thomas, before graduating from the FBI National Academy."
  • "Small business: Crunch time," Star Tribune, March 24
    , 2008. "The expert says: Jack Militello, management professor at the University of St. Thomas Opus College of Business, said certain fundamentals also are important, including 'sensible marketing, looking at top-line revenue, bottom-line expenses and cash flow and how much she wants to give up to financial partners,' if she were to take on outside investors."
  • "Business people," Star Tribune, March 24, 2008. "Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota, Minneapolis/St. Paul, appointed Edward Phillips chair of the board of directors. He is chairman and CEO of Phillips Beverage Co., and founder of the Jay Phillips Center for Jewish-Christian Learning at St. John's University and the University of St. Thomas."