UST in the News

UST in the news

Here's this week's roundup of stories of interest that mention St. Thomas.

You will be able to read the stories by clicking on the links. Links do expire and change as papers move stories to “archive” status, so be sure to read stories soon if you’re interested.

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  • Grateful for prayers: Father Greg Tolaas waits -- not so patiently -- for transplant ,” The Catholic Spirit, Oct. 10, 2002. Tolaas was UST’s campus minister from 1990 to 1997.
  • “Calendar of events,”  The Catholic Spirit, Oct. 10, 2002.  This roundup of events includes some on campus.
  • “Engaged couples prepare for sacrament of marriage at retreat,” The Catholic Spirit, Oct. 10, 2002.
  • John Wendt, College of Business, was interviewed and appeared on KSTP-TV’s Eyewitness News regarding financial and economic issues in professional sports and the possible sale of the Minnesota Vikings, Oct. 14, 2002. (Not available online.)
  • “Across the USA,” USA Today, Oct. 16, 2002. The paper’s state-by-state roundup of news carried a brief about the cancellation of St. Thomas’ powwow.
  • “AOL Time Warner ex-chief Levin heralds 'digital evolution,'” Star Tribune, Oct. 16, 2002.  If you missed Gerald Levin’s College of Business-sponsored talk Oct. 15, here’s what he had to say about the future of media.
  • “Sculptures from God: Artist invites viewers to seek message in work inspired by Holy Spirit,” The Catholic Spirit, Oct. 18, 2002.  Here’s a profile of artist Gloria Tew, whose work can be found at St. Thomas.
  • “Vatican critical of abuse policy,” Star Tribune, Oct. 18, 2002. Patrick Schiltz of UST’s School of Law is quoted in this Associated Press story.
  • “Weekly planner,” St. Paul Pioneer Press, Oct. 18. This business calendar has several UST items.
  • “Around St. Paul: What's that on the edge of downtown? A giant water tower,” Star Tribune, Oct. 18, 2002.  Columnist Joe Kimball (a St. Thomas alumnus) also notes that the St. Joseph’s Hospital Auxiliary will host a talk by UST’s Dr. Tom Endres, whose new book, Sturgis Stories: Celebrating the People of the World's Largest Motorcycle Rally, was published last summer.
  • “Gear junkie,” Star Tribune, Oct. 18, 2002.  This column for bicyclists notes  that this year's Health and Fitness Expo “includes a human-performance laboratory, a portable version of a University of St. Thomas facility at which you can learn your cardiovascular fitness level, how best to train to improve your anaerobic threshold and how you can improve your VO2 maximum.”  No kidding!
  • “Activities in religion,” St. Paul Pioneer Press, Oct. 19. This religious events calendar includes an item at UST.
  • “Area: Duluth pins first loss on Concordia,” St. Paul Pioneer Press, Oct. 20, 2002. This area sports roundup includes a brief about the Tommies’ football victory over Carleton on Saturday.
  • “Race lets Pentel spread message,” St. Paul Pioneer Press, Oct. 21, 2002.  About Green Party gubernatorial candidate Ken Pentel, who spoke to a small audience at UST recently.
  • “Twin Cities: Lawyer works for justice overseas,” St. Paul Pioneer Press, Oct. 21, 2002. In this story about corporate lawyers who do service work, first-year UST School of Law student Karin Moore is interviewed. She took part in two three-week-long trips to India in 1999 and 2000 with International Justice Mission, an experience that prompted her to study law.
  • “Obituary: Jay McHale, ‘walking music library,” St. Paul Pioneer Press, Oct. 21, 2002.  McHale, widely recognized volunteer coordinator of Minneapolis’ Cedar Cultural Center, was a 1980 St. Thomas theology alumnus.
  • “Editorial: AG, auditor / Hatch, Hutcheson get our nod,” Star Tribune, Oct. 21, 2002.  In addition to endorsing Hatch and Hutcheson, this editorial column notes, “A good word must be said for Independence Party candidate Dale Nathan, 68, a former corporate attorney for Sperry Univac and retired University of St. Thomas professor. Nathan has a keen mind loaded with ideas about judicial reform. It's regrettable that his campaign is too small to give them the airing they deserve.”