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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  • “Family Outings: A tour of the Twins' new ballpark impressed avid baseball fans and a tag-along mom,” St. Paul Pioneer Press, Aug. 15, 2010. Pictured in the story is Twins tour guide Will Delaney, a St. Thomas senior.
  • “Build a simple circuit with conductive Play-Doh,”CNET News, Aug. 23, 2010. “Samuel Johnson, an undergraduate at the University of St. Thomas in Minnesota, developed a recipe for conductive modeling dough, which he dubs ‘Squishy Circuits.’”
  • “College Guide,” Washington Monthly, Aug. 24, 2010. St. Thomas is included in the magazine’s 2010 rankings of colleges and universities that “contribute to the public good.”
  • “Outside consultant,” Star Tribune, Aug. 22, 2010. Here’s the weekly business question-and-answer column featuring faculty experts from St. Thomas’ Opus College of Business. Today’s expert: Keith Thorndyke, an adjunct faculty member in the Schulze School of Entrepreneurship.
  • “Candidates for governor agree that 'JOBZ' didn't work,” Star Tribune, Aug. 24, 2010. Here’s coverage of last week’s gubernatorial forum moderated by Dr. Christopher Puto of UST’s Opus College of Business.
  • See also: “2 Gov. Hopefuls Say Lift Nuclear Bar; 1 Won't,” WCCO-TV, Aug. 24, 2010. This Associated Press story appeared in media statewide.
  • “Keeping the Love Alive,” Psychology Today, Aug. 24, 2010. Dr. John Buri, of the UST College of Arts and Sciences Psychology Department, is a regular blogger for Psychology Today.
  • Sports column, St. Paul Pioneer Press, Aug. 21, 2010. “Brandon Carter's two-run double in the sixth inning gave the St. Paul Saints the lead for good in a 5-4 American Association win over the Lincoln Saltdogs at Midway Stadium. The Saints made two moves just before the trade deadline Thursday night, trading for El Paso Diablos second baseman Hector Bernal in exchange for cash and signing pitcher Brandon Stone, a University of St. Thomas graduate.”
  • “Local friends do their own Katy parody,” Star Tribune, Aug. 25, 2010. “Amanda Schultz was sitting with some friends at Burrito Loco in Dinkytown near the University of Minnesota, sharing a Grain Belt -- what else? -- toast when a couple girls approached her table and timidly asked for a photo with the University of St. Thomas senior. And why not? Schultz and two friends have become local stars since their parody of Katy Perry's music video hit ‘California Gurls’ splashed on YouTube in early June.”
  • Sports column, St. Paul Pioneer Press, Aug. 26, 2010. “The University of St. Thomas and Minnesota-Duluth are among the best turnaround programs of 625 NCAA football teams during a three-year period (2007-09). The Tommies went from 2-8 in 2007 to 11-2 in 2009, while the Bulldogs went from 4-6 in 2007 to 11-2 in 2009.”
  • “St. Thomas set to unveil new multi-million dollar athletic facility next week,” KARE-TV, Aug. 26, 2010.