UST in the News

Editor's note: Here’s a roundup of recent St. Thomas mentions in the media. If a link has expired, you may be able to find the full text through UST Libraries’ Summon resource or you may purchase access to the stories directly from the media outlet. In some cases, you will need to register on the publication’s website in order to access the full text.

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“The Rise Of Gas Prices And Its Effects,” WCCO, Feb. 16, 2012. “How about paying $4 a gallon for gas? Some experts say it will happen soon, and we won’t be paying more just at the gas station.”

“Alabama legislation proposes off-campus religion classes for public school students,” Alabama Live, Feb. 17, 2012. “A bill introduced in the Alabama Legislature has proposed allowing churches or ministries to teach a religion class off campus, if parents and school boards give permission and the churches are willing to be responsible for transporting and teaching students and covering any expenses.”

“Vatican leaks scandal looms large at meeting to elevate new cardinals,” Washington Post, Feb. 17, 2012. “It isn’t anywhere on the official agenda, but as Roman Catholic leaders meet in Rome this weekend, looming in the background will be a recent string of Vatican leaks that reveal a bitter power struggle among the hierarchy.”

“St. Thomas to increase tuition 4.9 percent,” Star Tribune, Feb. 17, 2012. “Tuition will rise 4.9 percent at the University of St. Thomas. That brings undergraduate tuition and fees at the non-profit, private college to $33,040.”

“5 EYEWITNESS NEWS Investigates: Judging Justice,” KSTP, Feb. 17, 2012. “There are plenty of court shows on television, and it seems like most of the time the jury finds the defendant guilty. But is that what happens in real life? We wanted to find out.”

“For sale: Hundreds of ex-Rottlund lots in Minnesota,” Star Tribune, Feb. 20, 2012. “The Bloomington office of real estate giant CBRE Group Inc. has been chosen to market more than 500 lots associated with now-defunct homebuilder Rottlund Homes.”

“Credit unions hope for OK on more business loans,” Finance and Commerce, Feb. 21, 2012. “Minnesota’s credit unions hope to get the OK from Congress this year to lend much more to businesses than current regulations allow.”

“Shift to laity sparks formation needs,” National Catholic Reporter, Feb. 21, 2012. “Nearly every month, supervisors, executives and others in positions of leadership at Avera Health System come together to reflect on the Catholic tradition of the businesses where they work.”

“2012 off to a strong start for Minnesota housing,” Star Tribune, Feb. 22, 2012. “A flurry of January housing reports released today suggests that the 2012 market is off to a strong start.”

“Minnesota home sales get rolling in 2012,” Star Tribune, Feb. 22, 2012. “The era of double-digit price declines and slack sales may finally be over for Minnesota home sellers.”

“St. Thomas B-school's Dean Puto to step down,” Star Tribune, Feb. 23, 2012. “Christopher Puto, dean of the Opus College of Business at the University of St. Thomas, said Thursday he will step down as dean in June, take a sabbatical and return to teach two classes in the spring semester in 2013.”

“Puto Steps Down as University of St. Thomas Bschool Dean,” Online MBA, Feb. 23, 2011. “Puto Steps Down as University of St. Thomas Bschool Dean.”

“Puto to step down as Opus College of Business dean,” Finance and Commerce, Feb. 23, 2012. “Christopher Puto, the dean of the Opus College of Business at the University of St. Thomas, will step down as dean effective June 30, the university announced Wednesday.”