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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  • “St. Thomas University creates real estate hall of fame,” Finance and Commerce, Aug. 13, 2010.
  • Charley Walters’ column, St. Paul Pioneer Press, Aug. 15, 2010. The sports columnist reports, “The University of St. Thomas is ranked No. 5 nationally in the initial Division III football poll. St. John's is No. 9. The schools will meet Oct. 2 in Collegeville, Minn., in front of a crowd expected to exceed 15,000.”
  • “Vacation to a Sandy Beach = $600; Touching the Sand in a Major Golf Tournament = $600,000; Obscure Rules of Golf = Priceless: Lessons Children Can Learn from the Rules of Golf,” Psychology Today “Goal Posts” blog, Aug. 16, 2010. Dr. John Tauer, of the UST College of Arts and Sciences’ Psychology Department, is this blog’s author.
  • “Is it time to get another credit card, or a loan?” Star Tribune, Aug. 16, 2010. Mike Ryan, director of the Small Business Development Center in St. Thomas’ Opus College of Business, answers a reader’s business question.
  • “Simon at home in water,” Janesville (Wis.) Gazette, Aug. 17, 2010. “The 20-year-old [Samantha] Simon, a distance swimmer for St. Thomas University in St. Paul, Minn., successfully swam more than 70 miles and took uncountable strokes to become one of 12 women among an exclusive group of 37 distance swimmers to complete the English Channel, the Manhattan Island Marathon and the Catalina Channel.”
  • “Osterbrock finishes off Miracle sweep,” Lehigh Acres Citizen, Aug. 19, 2010. “[Matt] Schuld, a Minnesota product from Division III St. Thomas University in St. Paul, is a 2010 undrafted free agent pickup by the Twins. Tuesday was his second appearance for the Miracle after starting the season with the Gulf Coast League Twins.”
  • “Washington (MO) Begins the 2010 Volleyball Season at the Number 1 Spot,”, Aug. 19, 2010. “Rounding out the poll's top-ten are the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh, Carthage College, the University of St. Thomas (Minn.), Calvin College and Ohio Northern University.”
  • “Good Question: How did the Kiss Cam get started?” WCCO-TV, Aug. 19, 2010. Dr. John Tauer, of the UST College of Arts and Sciences’ Psychology Department, provides some perspective.
  • "Floating condominium complex is testing the waters again,” St. Paul Pioneer Press, Aug. 20, 2010. “University of St. Thomas real estate professor George Karvel said he's seen concepts like this one internationally but never in the Midwest. He isn't sure the destinations are exotic enough for those with the money to buy the units.”
  • "MSPBJ to host governor’s panel," Minneapolis-St. Paul Business Journal, Aug. 19, 2010. The gubernatorial candidates' panel  begins at 7:30 a.m. tomorrow, Aug. 24, in Schulze Auditorium on St. Thomas' Minneapolis campus.