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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  • “Area priests learn about praying the new Roman Missal,” The Catholic Telegraph, September 29, 2010. “There will be homework for every Catholic — lay or clergy — to do before the new Roman Missal is implemented in Advent of 2011, and it offers an opportunity for increased faith formation and deeper understanding of the Mass.”
  •  “St. Thomas facing fresh campus development controversy,” Pioneer Press, October 22, 2010. “St. Thomas has drawn up preliminary plans to pave 30 percent to 40 percent of the lot and build a set of six outdoor tennis courts near the Brady Educational Center. The courts would be surrounded by 10-foot-high fences.”
  • “Taxes count, but their effects are complicated,” Star Tribune, October 22, 2010. “We think Minnesota voters are smart enough to handle the truth -- that there's ambiguity around how the state might best balance its budget with the least negative impact on economic performance.” Commentary by Marsha Blumenthal, professor emerita of economics.
  •  “Clawbacks add muscle to the law's long arm,” Star Tribune, October 25, 2010. “In consolidated bankruptcy proceedings for the corporate estate of Tom Petters, there are now 201 lawsuits seeking upward of $17 billion from people who invested with the jailed former Wayzata businessman.”
  • “Professor brought passion to class,” Star Tribune, October 25, 2010. “Frank J. Coglitore, a University of St. Thomas accounting professor, loved to teach. He was good enough at it to be named the university's Professor of the Year for 2006. But that wasn't his only passion. There was his family. There was the New York Yankees baseball team.”
  • “A life committed to leading by the Book,” Star Tribune, October 27, 2010. “Archbishop John Nienstedt is riding out several controversies of his own making. Amid a furious response, he remains collected, calm and resolved. Those who know him well say that's no surprise.”
  • “John Spry: The worst tax proposal in Minnesota,” Pioneer Press, October 27, 2010. “My research shows that this tax on loans would be one of the most regressive taxes in Minnesota. Regressive taxes collect more revenue as a percentage of income from low- and middle-income families than from high-income families.”