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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  • “College women’s hockey,” St. Paul Pioneer Press, Jan. 23, 2005. “St. Thomas 7, St. Catherine 1: Melanie Drake scored two goals and added an assist to lead the Tommies (12-2-2 overall, 9-0-1 MIAC) to the home victory over St. Catherine (2-12, 2-8) and a sweep of their weekend series. The Tommies outshot the Wildcats 56-17.
  • “Sports,” St. Paul Pioneer Press, Jan. 25, 2005. “University of St. Thomas star Dustan Lick of Eagan is expected to miss at least six games after suffering a broken leg Friday in his team's 5-3 victory over Bethel. Lick, a senior All-American, has 56 goals and 56 assists in his career with the Tommies.”
  • “College sports,” Star Tribune, Jan. 26, 2005. “St. John's will play St. Thomas in a men's lacrosse exhibition game following the Minnesota Swarm's contest against Philadelphia at the Xcel Energy Center on Feb. 20.”
  • “Lawyer's life is hard lesson in ethics,” St. Paul Pioneer Press, Jan. 26, 2005. “Now [Stephen] Rondestvedt has come full circle. Dressed in his prison khakis on Tuesday, he told students at the University of Minnesota Law School, William Mitchell College of Law and at Hamline University law school how to avoid the fate he dealt to himself. He'll tell the story again today at the University of St. Thomas law school.”
  • “Jailed lawyer delivers warning,” Star Tribune, Jan. 27, 2005. “Rondestvedt, looking gaunt in too-large federal prison khakis, spoke to more than 250 people at the University of St. Thomas School of Law on Wednesday, his second day of appearances at Twin Cities law schools.”
  • “Nick Coleman: Here's a Minnesotan everyone should meet,” Star Tribune, Jan. 28, 2005. Coleman reintroduces us to Monsignor John A. Ryan (for whom the university’s social justice award and UST’s John A. Ryan Institute for Catholic Social Thought are named).
  • “Getting acquainted with healthcare,” Star Tribune, Jan. 29, 2005. “Charlotte Ovechka, pre-health professions adviser at the University of St. Thomas, also believes in the value of volunteer experience. She encourages students preparing for admission to health professional schools to participate in one of the university’s formal volunteer programs.”
  • “Ancient Catholic adoration ritual draws many modern adherents,” Star Tribune, Jan. 30, 2005. “[The practice of perpetual adoration is] a bottom-up phenomenon,’ said John Boyle, a professor of theology and Catholic studies at the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul. ‘It's been remarkable over the past 20 years to watch it grow, especially the past 10 years.’”
  • “Business people,” Star Tribune, Jan. 31, 2005. “The Minnesota-Dakotas Chapter of Certified Commercial Investment Members, Minneapolis, elected the following:  …   Thomas Musil, Shenehon Center for Real Estate Education, University of St. Thomas … .”
  • “Lighter load for the long haul,” Star Tribune, Jan. 31, 2005. “Alec Johnson, assistant professor of entrepreneurship at the University of St. Thomas College of Business, said Dorso's case is a classic example of ‘the three M’s: market, money and me.’”