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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“Catholics Split Over Obama Contraceptive Order,” NPR, Feb. 10, 2012. “The conflict between the Catholic Bishops and the White House over contraceptive coverage has American Catholics choosing sides.”

“Bloomingdale's at Mall of America closing; space to be divided,” Pioneer Press, Feb. 10, 2012. “Bloomingdale's is closing its only store in Minnesota, but Mall of America already has big plans for the soon-to-be vacant space.”

“Good Question: Why Are Catholics Against Birth Control?” WCCO, Feb. 10, 2012. “The Obama Administration’s decision to force all employers to provide birth control coverage in their insurance plans, including religious-affiliated institutions like hospitals and universities, is creating incredible controversy.”

“Minnesota groups watch and wait on Obama's health policy compromise,” Minnesota Public Radio, Feb. 10, 2012. “Minnesota health plans and religious groups are taking a wait-and-see approach after the Obama administration announced a compromise aimed at stemming the backlash to a controversial health policy.”

“St. Mary's selects a new president,” San Antonio Express-News, Feb. 10, 2012. “St. Mary's University trustees Friday chose a new president, Thomas Mengler, who will take the reins June 1, succeeding Charles Cotrell — the first lay president in the Catholic school's history.”

“St. Mary’s University trustees select next president,” San Antonio Business Journal, Feb. 10, 2012. “The St. Mary’s University board of trustees unanimously appointed Thomas Mengler Jr. as the next president of the institution.”

“Lamborghini towed at University of St. Thomas,” City Pages, Feb. 11, 2012. “Now here's something you don't see every day: A Lamborghini being towed away. The white Lambo was the talk of the University of St. Thomas campus on Friday after it was towed away in front of the stunned eyes of dozens of students, many of whom likely ate Ramen for lunch.”

“Edina bank plans big home mortgage move,” Finance and Commerce, Feb. 13, 2012. “The Edina-based Minnesota Bank & Trust will use part of its substantial capital stash to finance a major move into the home lending business in 2012.”

“Former UI dean to lead college in Texas,” Champaign News-Gazette, Feb. 13, 2012. “A former University of Illinois law dean will be the next president of St. Mary's University in Texas. Thomas Mengler was named Friday as president of the Catholic university in San Antonio, effective June 1.”

“How Obama administration got St. Paul to pull landlord suit out of Supreme Court,” Pioneer Press, Feb. 13, 2012. “To maintain St. Paul's neighborhoods, the city stepped up its housing enforcement and targeted landlords with a history of violations.”

“Proto Labs to offer 4.3 million shares at $13 to $15 each,” Pioneer Press, Feb. 13, 2012. “Proto Labs Inc. of Maple Grove updated its plans for an initial public offering Monday, saying in a regulatory filing that it expects to offer 4.3 million shares at a price of $13 to $15 each.”

“Catholics at risk of losing touch with the land, says professor,” Catholic San Francisco, Feb. 14, 2012. “Catholics are at risk of losing their connection to the land, according to a professor from the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, Minn.”