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.

The list below is by no means exhaustive. If you see a story about St. Thomas and would like us to include mention of it, be sure to drop us a note at

  • “23 Law Professors to Take Before You Die,” National Jurist, March 2011. “Law students at the University of St. Thomas have been dazzled by Professor Rob Vischer’s engaging manner.”
  • “Menards pushes ‘bigger is better’ approach,” Finance & Commerce, April 8, 2011. “If NASCAR team owner John Menard lined up in a monster truck at the pole for next week’s Aaron’s 312 at Talladega, he’d be pursuing the same strategy he uses with his Menards home improvement stores.”
  • “Consultant takes 'green' dry-cleaning plunge” Star Tribune, April 10, 2011. “To understand why Dan Miller left management consulting to start "green" dry cleaner Mulberrys Garment Care, you need to know the story about the bridal garter in his suit coat pocket.”
  • “Good Question: Why Do We Wear Wedding Rings?” WCCO, April 12, 2011. “When most people get married, part of that commitment is the ring. “’With this ring, I thee wed,’ so it goes. But when England’s Prince William decided that he will not wear a ring after he gets married to Kate Middleton, it got us thinking about the symbol. Why do we wear wedding rings?”
  • “Abortion bills advance on party lines in state Senate,” Minnesota Daily, April 13, 2011. “Two bills aimed at limiting abortion in Minnesota passed a state Senate committee Tuesday. One of the bills eliminates need-based state funding for abortions; the other prohibits abortion at 20 weeks after fertilization.”
  • “Chaska company helping NASA to create a mighty wind,” Finance & Commerce, April 13, 2011. “Chaska-based Super Radiator Coils is days away from completing work on six massive cooling coils, at 17,000 pounds apiece, that will keep a NASA wind tunnel in Cleveland at minus-40 degrees Fahrenheit so it can test icing conditions on airplane parts.”
  • “Hoffman named Realtor of the Year,” Minneapolis - St. Paul Business Journal, April 13, 2011. “Mike Hoffman has been named the 2010 Realtor of the Year by the Minneapolis Area Association of Realtors … He teaches in the marketing department at the University of St. Thomas.”
  • “New campaign would raise funds for Somalis in need,” Pioneer Press, April 13, 2011. “Members of the Minneapolis Somali community say they've come up with a safe way to send aid to the more than 2 million people displaced by decades of war and a recent drought in their homeland. The campaign announced Wednesday, called Neighbors for Nations, is designed to combine the enthusiasm and leadership of the Somali community with the expertise of the humanitarian group American Refugee Committee.”
  • “NFL labor showdown comes to Minnesota,” KARE, April 2011. “The current NFL players-owners feud has developed into one of the all-time nasty disputes in sports.”