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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  • “Law Students Lose the Grant Game as Schools Win,” New York Times, April 30, 2011. “Why would a school offer more scholarships than it planned to renew? The short answer is this: to build the best class that money can buy, and with it, prestige. But these grant programs often succeed at the expense of students, who in many cases figure out the perils of the merit scholarship game far too late.”
  • “Minnesotans react to killing of Osama bin Laden,” Pioneer Press, May 2, 2011. A collection of quotes from Minnesotans.
  • “Republican Rep. talks about his opposition to same-sex marriage ban,” Star Tribune, May 3, 2011. “While a House committee was approving a constitutional amendment banning gay marriage on party lines Monday, Republican Rep. John Kriesel was a few floors up explaining his opposition to the measure.”
  • “Cardiocom set to cash in on health care reform,” Finance and Commerce, May 2, 2011. “Federal health care reform is creating new opportunities for Cardiocom, a growing Chanhassen-based company that makes home monitoring devices.”
  • “Duluth bishop testifies in favor of marriage amendment bill,” The Catholic Spirit, May 3, 2011. “Bishop Paul Sirba of Duluth testified May 2 before the House Civil Law Committee in support of a bill (HF 1613) that would put a constitutional amendment on the ballot in 2012 to define marriage as a union between one man and one woman.”
  • “Edina resident, retired professor honored,” Edina Sun Current, May 4, 2011. “The Center for Senior Citizens' Education will celebrate its new name and honor its retired founding director Edina resident Dr. Mohamed Selim at a program 7 p.m. Thursday, May 12, at the University of St. Thomas.”