UST in the News

Here’s a roundup of recent St. Thomas mentions the media. If a link has expired, you may purchase access to the stories from the publication 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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 “Multicultural Forum on Workplace Diversity Presents ‘A Time for Innovation,’” Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal, Jan. 23, 2012. “The Twin Cities will once again host the Multicultural Forum on Workplace Diversity March 20 through 22, 2012, at the Minneapolis Convention Center. Minnesota's central location, quickly growing diversity and unparalleled concentration of Fortune 500 companies make it the ideal place for the nation's leading conference on diversity and inclusion.”

“Tommies rally at national pro-life conference,” The Catholic Spirit, Jan. 23, 2012. “Three days before the Jan. 23 annual March for Life in Washington, D.C., a dozen students from the University of St. Thomas Pro-Life Club in St. Paul loaded themselves into vans and headed east.”

“The Unbearable Wrongness of Roe,” Catholic World News, Jan. 23, 2012. “Today, thousands of people at the March for Life in Washington, D.C., are commemorating the thirty-ninth anniversary of a legal and moral monstrosity, Roe v. Wade, and its companion case, Doe v. Bolton.”

“Fleischman: Bucky's pride and joy building a winner in St. Paul,” Ithaca Journal, Jan. 24, 2012. “Glenn Caruso learned his lessons well at Ithaca College. Those lessons were learned both in the classroom and on the football field, where he played center.”

“Liquor license for St. Thomas is approved by St. Paul City Council,” Pioneer Press, Jan. 25, 2012. “Over the objections of some neighborhood groups, the St. Paul City Council voted 6-0 on Wednesday to allow the University of St. Thomas to sell alcohol at three outdoor locations throughout the year without contracting an outside caterer or vendor.”

“Author to present ‘Irish Catholics on the American Screen’ lecture at St. Thomas,” Star Tribune, Jan. 25, 2012. “Calling all Twin Cities Irish Catholics, film buffs and anyone else interested in the history of the religious group’s presence on film. Author and historian Christopher Shannon of Christendom College in Virginia is scheduled to discuss ‘Irish Catholics on the American Screen’ at the University of St. Thomas on Feb. 13.”

“Marriage amendment supporters develop strategy,” St. Cloud Times, Jan. 27, 2012. “Minnesota pastors and lawmakers who support a constitutional amendment that would define marriage as between one man and one woman aim to develop varied strategies to win voter support.”

“St. Paul's Queen of the Snows is a math queen, too,” Pioneer Press, Jan. 28, 2012. “The newly crowned Queen of the Snows is also a math queen. Ashleigh Hayes, 22, of St. Paul is expected to graduate cum laude from the University of St. Thomas this spring with a bachelor of science degree in electrical engineering.”

“Tracking turtles in the winter,” Pioneer Press, Jan. 29, 2012. “Something strange is happening at Lake Judy in Shoreview. A band of four people wander the frozen expanse. They're led by a diviner of sorts, a woman with a gizmo that looks vaguely like a flimsy stepladder. Waiving the contraption this way and that, she zeros in on a spot.”

“Bachmann Pledges Support for Minnesota Gay Marriage Ban,” The Christian Post, Jan. 29, 2012. “Michele Bachmann spoke to members of Ralph Reed's Faith and Freedom Coalition in Minnesota recently and pledged support for a constitutional amendment that would define marriage as between one man and one woman.”

“Winter Carnival gets its royalty,” Star Tribune, Jan. 29, 2012. “A former Texan who is now a Twin Cities businessman and a student at the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul were crowned over the weekend to preside over the St. Paul Winter Carnival.”

“Minneapolis woman earns White House honor,” Star Tribune, Jan. 30, 2012. “The White House honored a Minneapolis woman Monday as a ‘Champion of Change’ for her work supporting the efforts of women of the African diaspora. Semhar Araia is the founder and executive director of the Diaspora African Women's Network (DAWN), a group working to bring together women of the diaspora – people living outside Africa who consider their roots to be in the continent, by birth or descent.”

“Social Media Minute: Facebook's New Timeline Officially Rolls Out,” KSTP, Jan. 31, 2012. “The new Facebook timeline officially rolls out to all users today. Plus, could sending a tweet or updating your Facebook status on your smartphone be stressing you out?”

“Birth control benefit rule riles Minnesota's Catholic bishops,” Star Tribune, Feb. 1, 2012. “Minnesota's Catholic bishops are joining a nationwide protest against a new federal rule requiring faith-based groups to provide birth control and other reproductive services in health care coverage for employees.”