UST in the News for Nov. 7, 2012

“Founder of tech startup DoDrinks named a finalist in entrepreneurship contest,” Minneapolis-St. Paul Business Journal, Oct. 30, 2012. “BreAnna Fisher, founder and CEO of Minneapolis tech startup, has been selected as a regional finalist for the Global Student Entrepreneurship Awards, a competition created by the Entrepreneurs Organization.”

“Boyd Stofer among four named to Minnesota Real Estate Hall of Fame,” Minneapolis-St. Paul Business Journal, Oct. 31, 2012. “Boyd Stofer, the longtime Twin Cities real estate executive who died suddenly last year after complications from surgery, is one of four people who have been named to the Minnesota Real Estate Hall of Fame.”

“Meet the latest Minnesota Real Estate Hall of Fame inductees,” Star Tribune, Nov. 1, 2012. “Four new members will be inducted into the Minnesota Real Estate Hall of Fame, established two years ago by the Shenehon Center for Real Estate at the University of St. Thomas.”

“Midwest factories see a slowdown,” Star Tribune, Nov. 1, 2012. “Two widely watched manufacturing reports told a tale of two Octobers: one showing U.S. productivity on the rise and the other showing a slowdown across the Midwest, including Minnesota.”

“Which Local Grocers Have Cheapest, Best Produce?” WCCO, Nov. 1, 2012. “If you feel you are spending more at the grocery store, you are – a lot more.”

“Catholic, Pro-Life, and Voting for Obama?”, Nov. 1, 2012. “As Election Day approaches, many media outlets, like clockwork, make an effort to convince pro-life voters to support Democratic presidential candidates. This year is no exception.”

“St. Thomas Appoints New Dean With Moral Focus,” JD Journal, Nov. 1, 2012. “The University of St. Thomas School of Law is letting its current Dean, Thomas Mengler, move on to become deanship at St. Mary’s University School of Law, and is bringing in Robert Vischer as its new Dean, as of January 1, according to the National Law Journal.”

“Klobuchar enters final days of U.S. Senate race full steam,” Sun Thisweek, Nov. 1, 2012. “Things seem to be working well for Democratic U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar.”

“Marriage amendment would move our Constitution backward, not forward,” Minnesota Public Radio, Nov. 2, 2012. “Marriage is important. So say our social mores. Our laws. Our faiths. Demeaning this institution is the proposed Minnesota constitutional amendment to be voted on Nov. 6 that would limit the right to marry.”

“On the faith beat: Getting by on $31.50 a week in groceries,” Star Tribune, Nov. 2, 2012. “The "Food Stamp Challenge" program organized by a group of Minnesota faith leaders aims to explore that question by giving participants a glimpse into the challenge of eating on little money.”

“Obama Is Not a Very Forgiving President,” Yahoo! News, Nov. 3, 2012. “The Constitution gives the president unique power to forgive individuals for federal offenses. While pardons do not wipe away convictions, they can restore a person's full rights to vote, possess firearms and obtain business licenses, as well as remove barriers to certain career opportunities and adoptions.”

“Even at liquidators, sales are drying up,” Star Tribune, Nov. 4, 2012. “Retailers are reselling more returned goods, and Twin Cities liquidators are feeling the pinch.”

“Simple steps could save you big at pumps,” KARE 11, Nov. 5, 2012. “A couple of weeks ago, the gas sign read $3.65 at a station in Golden Valley. On Monday, the same sign read $3.19 and there are several things you can do right now to get that price even lower.”