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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  • “Charley Walters: Steve Fritz goes out on top at St. Thomas,” Pioneer Press, May 13, 2011. “Regardless of whether the University of St. Thomas had won the NCAA Division III men's basketball championship last season, which it did, Steve Fritz had decided he would retire as coach.”
  • “Steve Fritz Steps Down As UST Basketball Coach,” WCCO, May 13, 2011. “It appears that Steve Fritz will cap his basketball coaching career as a national champion.”
  • “Applications to law schools drop steeply,” Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal, May 13, 2011. “The number of people applying to Twin Cities law schools is down significantly this year, following a national trend that stems from a weak job market and students questioning the value of a pricey law degree.”
  • “In our Arab sisters' shoes,” Minnesota Women’s Press, May 13, 2011. “I can remember going to a Mexican summer camp when I was 7 – not in Mexico, but in a place near home, where I learned some Spanish, sang Mexican songs and performed a Mexican hat dance at the ending celebration.”
  • “Encouraging Numbers, at First Glance,” New York Times, May 13, 2011. “When it comes to economic recovery, Minnesota is about as good as it gets.”
  • “Peers honor Professor Nekima Levy-Pounds,” Insight News, May 16, 2011. “Professor Nekima Levy-Pounds from University of St. Thomas (Minn) has won this year's Shanara Gilbert Emerging Clinician Award announced The Executive Committee of the AALS Section on Clinical Legal Education.”
  • “Volunteering? Get in line,” Pioneer Press, May 17, 2011. “Kyung Sook Cho presided last month at what looked like a Macy's makeup counter gone berserk. Swarming around her were children in a face-painting booth, slathering each other with fluorescent colors. Cho is one of a wave of volunteers that has flooded the Minnesota Children's Museum in downtown St. Paul recently - just as volunteers are doing in nonprofits across the state.”
  • “Bullying in schools through the eyes of teens,” Minnesota Public Radio, May 18, 2011. “I've heard a lot of adults and experts offer their theories on bullying, but I hardly ever hear teens giving their side of the story. So, I wanted to find out what they think of the bullying problem.”
  • “Collett, Heaney: Let Minnesotans vote on the definition of marriage,” Pioneer Press, May 18, 2011. “The Minnesota Legislature is considering whether to allow Minnesotans to vote on the legal definition of marriage."