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.

The list below is by no means exhaustive.   If you see a story about St. Thomas and would like us to include mention of it, be sure to drop us a note at

  • "Even in tough times, the American Girl experience sells," St. Paul Pioneer Press, Nov. 12, 2008. "'When you talk about the hairstyling and clothes, you can end up in hundreds of dollars, but it can be done incrementally,' said David Brennan, co-director of the Institute for Retailing Excellence at the University of St. Thomas. 'That's one of the beauties of this.'"
  • "New judge named to Anoka County bench," ABC Newspapers, Nov. 12, 2008. "Also on Nov. 6, Pawlenty announced the appointment of Michele A. Davis to a 10th Judicial District trial court bench vacancy in Wright County District Court in Buffalo.  Davis is an assistant Anoka County attorney, a position she has held since 2000.  She was an assistant St. Paul city attorney from 1998 to 2000.  Davis earned her law degree from William Mitchell College of Law in St. Paul in 1998 and her bachelor of arts degree from the University of St. Thomas in 1993."
  • "Good Question: What's Your Personal Space Zone?" WCCO-TV, Nov. 13, 2008. "'Generally speaking about 18 inches,' said John Tauer, Social Psychology Professor at the University of St. Thomas. 'If you get within 18 inches of a stranger, that's too close.'"
  • "Bruckner's Fourth has energy to burn," Star Tribune, Nov. 13, 2008. "Sharing the orchestra's spotlight this week is musicologist Benjamin Korstvedt, formerly at the University of St. Thomas, whose 2004 critical edition of the Fourth Symphony, embraced by conductor Osmo Vänskä, restores to circulation the final, 1888 version of a work first 'completed' in 1874."
  • "Petters Co.: Many watchers, but no one watching," Star Tribune, Nov. 16, 2008. "The professional rules of conduct governing both in-house accountants and lawyers don't require them to go outside the company to report illegal activity if they see it. The rules simply require them to report wrongdoing up the internal chain of command. Nonetheless, Neil Hamilton, who teaches legal ethics at the University of St. Thomas law school, said accountants and lawyers have a fiduciary duty to the public."
  • "Ultimately only time can fix this economy," Star Tribune, Nov. 16, 2008. "'I am still concerned about the large amount of cash the hedge funds need to raise to fund redemptions [of fleeing clients],' said Mary Daugherty, a veteran money manager who teaches portfolio management at the University of St. Thomas."
  • "Minnesota's campuses are going global," Star Tribune, Nov. 18, 2008. "Among Minnesota schools, the U's Twin Cities campus had the greatest number of international students: 3,756 taking classes. St. Cloud State had the second-highest with 1,183 followed by Minnesota State University, Mankato with 574, the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul with 353 and Winona State University with 339."