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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  • “David Durenberger: For health care security, Kerry has the better plan,” Star Tribune, Oct. 27, 2004. Here’s an opinion piece from Durenberger, who was a U.S. senator from 1978 to 1995, is chair of the National Institute of Health Policy at the University of St. Thomas College of Business.
  • “Student stalked: Darcy Pohland reports,” 10 p.m. News, WCCO-TV, Oct . 28, 2004.  Go to, then type “students” as a search term and click the “search” button for a video link to this story.
  • “Prep notes: Upset victory leaves Osseo thinking bigger,” Star Tribune, Oct. 30, 2004. “After 12 years on the coaching staff at the University of St. Thomas, Dan Green returned to Osseo last season to try to rebuild the Orioles football program as the head coach. It hasn't been easy.”
  • “Sports briefs,” Star Tribune, Nov. 2, 2004. “Gophers senior center Jeff Hagen has shown improvement in overcoming plantar fasciitis in his left foot, and should be available to play in Saturday's basketball exhibition opener against St. Thomas (noon, Williams Arena).”
  • “Shooter,” St. Paul Pioneer Press, Nov. 2, 2004. “The Division III University of St. Thomas men's basketball team, which plays the Gophers in an exhibition game Saturday at noon at Williams Arena, is 0-4 under coach Steve Fritz against Division I competition, losing twice each to the University of San Diego and San Francisco. ‘We always play to win and we're excited for the challenge,’ Fritz said Monday of the Tommies' game against Minnesota.’”
  • “Education notes,” St. Paul Pioneer Press, Nov. 2, 2004. “Parents can learn how to better assist a gifted child's education at 7 p.m. Monday at Lakeville's Kenwood Trail Junior High Auditorium. Speaker Karen Rogers is professor of Gifted Studies at the University of St. Thomas and author of ‘Reforming Gifted Education: Matching the Program to the Child.’ The Lakeville chapter of the Minnesota Council for the Gifted and Talented is sponsoring the event.”