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 expire and change as papers move stories to "archive" status. If a link has expired, you're welcome to purchase access to the stories or use a search engine such as Lexis Nexis, available on the UST Libraries' website. In some cases, you'll need to register on the publication's website in order to access the full text.

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  • St. Paul Seminary Sees Best Enrollment Since ’81
    Enrollment at the seminary garnered extensive coverage, including media from as far away as Oklahoma and Texas:

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  • Excelsior Catholic school welcomes new principal
    "She calls herself ‘the new kid on the block,’ but St. John the Baptist School’s new principal, Nancy Ronhovde, is one new kid with a proven track record. … She holds degrees in education and administration from the University of St. Thomas and in education and French from the College of St. Catherine." Chanhassen Villager,  Sept. 20.
  • “Greed is ... returning to theaters in sequel,” writes Dr. Chris Puto, dean of the University of St. Thomas Opus College of Business.
    “What can we learn from the 1987 movie and its soon-to-be-released sequel, "Money Never Sleeps"? Star Tribune, Sept. 19.
  • Woman's 'House Of Talents' Makes A Difference
    “Kate Herzog is a native of Ghana who didn't learn to read until she was 11. Now she's paying it forward, and running a worldwide business out of this tiny office at the University of St. Thomas.” WCCO TV, Sept. 16.
  • Social Host Ordinance Enforced at College Parties
    “A college party in St. Paul attended by hundreds came to a sudden end when police showed up. Now officers are using a new ordinance that most think only works against parents supplying alcohol at a party.” MyFox, Sept. 13.
  • “Crossroads with Sheletta Brundidge”
    Sheikh Odeh Muhawesh and Dr. Terence Nichols of the UST Theology Department, College of Arts and Sciences, were interviewed Sunday, Sept. 12, on “Crossroads with Sheletta Brundidge” on KSTC45.  They addressed the issue of the “Global Impact of Koran Burning.” Crossroads is a weekly, 30-minute show that focuses on the Twin Cities' minority community and highlights cultural happenings. It can be seen every Sunday at 7:30 a.m. on Channel 45 (cable Channel 12). Follow this link to view the interview: click on "Global Impact of Koran Burning"
  • NFL season begins; lockout looms for 2011
    Dr. John Wendt, Opus College of Business, was interviewed and quoted by Scott Seroka and appeared in the lead story on KARE-11 News Sept. 12 on the possible 2011 National Football League lockout.
  • Open for Business: Innova New Media Solutions LLC
    “Innova New Media Solutions is a new media marketing company, meaning it provides premium quality marketing through the usage of emerging technologies … . What is unique about our company is that we are both still undergraduate college students. Matthew Plese is a senior accounting major scheduled to graduate in May from the University of St. Thomas.”  Pioneer Press, Sept. 3.