UST in the News

Here’s a roundup of recent St. Thomas mentions 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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“10 Business Schools With the Highest Acceptance Rates,” U.S. News and World Report, March 15, 2012. “On average, these 10 b-schools accepted more than 89 percent of full-time applicants.”

“St. Thomas' Taylor Young: Brought up in basketball,” Star Tribune, March 15, 2012. “St. Thomas benefits now from encouragement by Taylor Young's family.”

“St. Thomas Law School says it goofed on ranking data,” Star Tribune, March 15, 2012. “The University of St. Thomas School of Law announced this week that it provided incorrect employment data to U.S. News and World Report for its just-published annual rankings of ‘best law schools.’”

“John Tauer: 40 Under Forty,” Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal, March 16, 2012. “A former Academic All-American as a student athlete at University of St. Thomas, John Tauer returned to the school in a dual staff role and continues to excel.”

“Business schools adapt to declining applications,” Star Tribune, March 17, 2012. “Interest has shifted to part-time MBA programs that let students hang on to their jobs.”

“Tours line up for Gehry House,” Owatonna People’s Press, March 17, 2012. “The pictures are hung, the old letters are framed and a video has been cut and edited to show visitors the journey of one famous house from Lake Minnetonka to Owatonna.”

“Minnesota seniors facing a spike in long-term care cost,” Star Tribune, March 19, 2012. “Premiums are soaring by 20 to 90 percent for thousands of Minnesotans who carry long-term care insurance, and many older people are struggling to figure out what to do.”

“Ask the consultant: Is Pinterest worth my time?” Star Tribune, March 19, 2012. “The dilemma you face regarding will continue to haunt businesses of all sizes as social media continues to evolve -- something that likely won't slow down anytime soon.”

“Three reports provide evidence that the local and national housing markets improved during February,” Star Tribune, March 22, 2012. “Three reports released today provide more evidence that the local and national housing markets are improving, but that a recovery is going to be long, slow and with plenty of bumps.”

“Supporters, opponents mark anniversary of health care law,” Minnesota Public Radio, March 23, 2012. “Friday brought out a flurry of rallies from those who like — and dislike — President Barack Obama's controversial health care law.”

“U.S. Supreme Court To Review ‘Obamacare,’” WCCO, March 26, 2012. “On Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court opens three days of hearings on the Affordable Care Act — referred to by critics as Obamacare. And some prominent Minnesotans in the health care debate are watching closely.”

“University of St. Thomas responds to deranking,” Minnesota Lawyer, March 26, 2012. “University of St. Thomas Dean Thomas Mengler writes that he should know that no good deed goes unpunished.”

“Mud manifests history of clear water in murky Minnesota duck depot Lake Christina,” Ecological Society of America, March 28, 2012. “During peak migration days in the early 1900s, tens of thousands of canvasback ducks could be seen floating and diving on Minnesota's Lake Christina.”

“Obama HHS Mandate Wasn’t Just About Contraception,” LifeNews, March 28, 2012. “An ancient example of resistance to a tyrant’s attempt to coerce violations of religious conscience provides an interesting perspective on resistance to the Obama administration’s recent healthcare coverage mandate.”

“Professor Talks MN's Fortune 500 Favor,” KMSP, March 28, 2012. “Golden Valley-based Pentair made news on Wednesday after buying Tyco International for $5 billion, which is great for the state's economy. It also got FOX 9 News wondering why Minnesota is such a hotbed for Fortune 400 companies, and Professor David Vang came to the studio to explain state's allure.”

“St. Thomas loses coveted law school ranking over error,” Star Tribune, March 29, 2012. “For a few shining moments, the University of St. Thomas School of Law ranked 16 spots higher in the U.S. News and World Report than it had last year, a significant leap. Today, it has no ranking at all.”

“Data on future construction,” Star Tribune, March 29, 2012. “Some new numbers on the metro-area’s construction market were released by McGraw-Hill Construction Wednesday. At first blush, they seem rather dire.”

“Thinking inside the ring,” Prism Magazine, March 2012. “An original dynamics course brings engineering under the big top.”