UST in the News

UST in the news

Here's a roundup of recent stories of interest that mention St. Thomas.

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  • “St. Paul panel makes choice for police chief,” Star Tribune, May 6, 2004. “[Police chief recommendee Sr. Cmdr. John Harrington] also has a master's degree in education safety from the College of St. Thomas (now University of St. Thomas) in St. Paul and a bachelor of arts in religion (with a minor in Far Eastern studies) from Dartmouth College in New Hampshire.”
  • “Classical music calendar for May 7-13,” Star Tribune, May 6, 2004.
  • “John Harrington profile,” St. Paul Pioneer Press, May 6, 2004.
  • See also: “Cmdr. John Harrington,” Star Tribune, May 8, 2004.
  • See also: “Harrington named police chief,” St. Paul Pioneer Press, May 8, 2004.
  • “Area update: Tommies risk record win streak,” St. Paul Pioneer Press, May 7, 2004.
  • “Family events,” St. Paul Pioneer Press, May 7, 2004. Star Tribune sports columnist Patrick Reusse’s talk at the UST Alumni Association’s First Friday Club Luncheon is noted.
  • “Options redux,” Star Tribune, May 9, 2004. “Robert Kennedy, a professor of management at the University of St. Thomas, believes that the CEO's contribution to the company's performance ought to be the key compensation driver, rather than stock price. At the higher end of the scale, options-driven pay can give some CEOs more compensation than their contributions to company performance warrants. ‘We do not have an effective market operating in this area,’ Kennedy said. ‘And whatever principles we apply to CEO pay we should apply to others in the organization. Those principles ought to trickle down.’”
  • “Shooter,” St. Paul Pioneer Press, May 9, 2004. Sports columnist Charley Walters writes, “Look for Cretin-Derham Hall to play its home football games at the University of St. Thomas when St. Thomas gets its new artificial turf next year.”
  • “Area update,” St. Paul Pioneer Press, May 9, 2004. “Tommies win again: Janet Nagle pitched a five-hitter and struck out nine as the University of St. Thomas extended its NCAA Division III record for consecutive softball victories to 36 with a 4-1 victory over Central College of Iowa on Saturday in the Midwest Regional Tournament in Pella, Iowa.” https://www.twinciti
  •  “Outside consultant,” Star Tribune, May 10, 2004. Mark Spriggs, associate professor of entrepreneurship, advises a writer about a business opportunity.
  • “Minnesota scene,” Star Tribune, May 10, 2004. “Michelle Wong singled home the go-ahead run with two out in the sixth inning and St. Thomas defeated host Central College 3-2 in winning the NCAA Division III Central Regional in Pella, Iowa. The Tommies (42-4) won their 37th in a row and will play Cortland State (37-7) of New York on Friday at the D-III championships in Salem, Va.”
  • See also: “Area update: Tommies head to nationals,” St. Paul Pioneer Press, May 10, 2004.
  • “Business calendar,” Star Tribune, May 10, 2004.
  • “Minneapolis 'garbage house' emerges as a swan,” Star Tribune, May 11, 2004. Two UST alumni, Nate Smith ’00 and Tom Menke ’01, have transformed a Minneapolis “trash house” into a neighborhood jewel.
  • “Gusties, Tommies take all-sports honors,” Star Tribune, May 11, 2004.
  • “Neal St. Anthony: Community banker Reiling leads by lending,” Star Tribune, May 11, 2004. “Last month, the university [St. Thomas] honored him at an annual dinner for being an entrepreneur with a heart.”
  • “Area update: 3 Tommies to receive honors,”  St. Paul Pioneer Press, May 11, 2004. “Three University of St. Thomas softball players will be announced today as Division III All-Americans. Sophomore pitcher Janet Nagle, who has won 27 consecutive games, made the first team. Sophomore catcher Nikki Conway and junior shortstop Michelle Wong are second-teamers.”