UST in the News

UST in the news

Here's this week's roundup of stories of interest that mention St. Thomas.

You will be able to 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.

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  • “Small college report: TV show will get the word out on MIAC,” column that also includes a nice mention of the Tommies winning the MIAC women’s golf championship. Pioneer Press, Oct. 9, 2002.
  • “Court carves up Harmon Place historic plan,” Star Tribune, Oct. 9, 2002. The Minnesota Court of Appeals has nullified a major portion of the Harmon Place Historic District in Minneapolis, calling the city's creation of the district "arbitrary and capricious." UST and the land it planned to develop were previously excluded from the district.
  • “U.S. Bancorp Asset Management hires Dale Kurtz to promote strategic partnerships for expanded distribution firm,” Star Tribune, Oct. 10, 2002. Kurtz has an MBA from St. Thomas.
  • “Hamline's fundraising success begets new goal,” Star Tribune, Oct. 11, 2002.  “Even with the higher goal, the university's aim is lower than the recent fundraising efforts of other Minnesota private colleges. …”
  • “St. Kate’s, neighbors battle over parking,” St. Paul Pioneer Press online, posted Oct. 11, 2002.  We’re not alone, folks.
  • “Ted Chien,” Star Tribune, Oct. 13, 2002.   A business section profile about Chien, 40, managing consultant for Watson Wyatt Worldwide's Minneapolis office, and group and health care national director for thought leadership and innovation for the firm.  He has an MBA from St. Thomas.
  • Zimmerman also was interviewed by KSTP-AM’s Jason Lewis for an hour on Oct. 11, 2002. The topic: Zimmerman’s new book written with the St. Paul Pioneer Press’ Dave Beal, Manufacturing Works: The Vital Link Between Production and Prosperity. (The interview is not available online.)
  • “Obituary: Tom Ohno, leader in Japanese-American community, dies at 74,” Star Tribune, Oct. 14, 2002. Ohno received his master’s degree from St. Thomas in 1971.
  • “Riding herd on Wall Street,”  Star Tribune, Oct. 14, 2002.  An interview with Howard Bicker, longtime executive director of the Minnesota State Board of Investment. He has an MBA in finance from UST.
  • “Drum group of American Indian women drops suit against St. Thomas,” Star Tribune, Oct. 15, 2002.
  • “Powwow protesters drop lawsuit against St. Thomas,” Associated Press, Oct. 15, 2002.
  • “Renovated Field's poses questions about St. Paul retail,” Star Tribune, Oct. 15, 2002. Dr. Dave Brennan of UST’s Marketing Department comments about the decline of downtown retailing.
  • “Neal St. Anthony/On Business: Coffee shop is heart of a trend,” Star Tribune, Oct. 15, 2002. Nancy Carter of the UST Center for Entrepreneurship comments on research that shows that African-Americans are 50 percent more likely than whites to start businesses.