UST in the News for Jan. 28, 2015

College of Arts and Sciences

“Targeted online ads: Creepy or convenient?” Star Tribune, Dec. 10. Communication and journalism professor Craig Bryan is quoted.

“Families share holiday rituals by video chat,” Star Tribune, Dec. 12. Communication and journalism professor Carol Bruess is quoted.

“2014 was the most progressive year for the Catholic Church,” Quartz, Dec. 15. Theology professor Massimo Faggioli is quoted.

“Was #Kony2012 a failure?” The Washington Post, Dec. 16. Justice and peace studies professor Amy Finnegan is quoted.

“The Vatican vs. the nuns: 3 takeaways from Tuesday’s report,” Religion News Service, Dec. 16. Faggioli is quoted.

“Pope Francis Brokers Renewed Relations Between U.S. and Cuba,” U.S. News and World Report, Dec. 17. Faggioli is quoted.

“Minn. film expert says pulling movie 'understandable,'” KARE 11, Dec. 17. Communication and journalism professor Kevin Sauter is quoted.

“Francis, not a pope for the nostalgic,” Global Pulse, Dec. 23. Faggioli is quoted.

“Good Question: Why Do We Stick To Traditions?” WCCO, Dec. 24. Psychology professor and head men’s basketball coach John Tauer is quoted.

“Victoria Young on the modern creation of Saint John's Abbey Church,” MPR, Dec. 24

“Research Says Most Fail At New Year’s Resolutions,” WCCO, Dec. 27. Tauer is quoted.

“Pope Francis has an American problem,” Maclean’s, Dec. 28. Faggioli is quoted.

“Pope Francis to publish encyclical on climate change,” Fox News, Dec. 30. Faggioli is quoted.

“Item World: the Orpheum rates nationally; Laura Osnes rides ‘Carousel,’ a Frank Gehry house will be moved, more,” Star Tribune, Jan. 2. Art history professor Victoria Young is quoted.

“El Papa y los 'hijos como conejos': ‘Para algunos católicos son palabras difíciles,’” El Confidencial, Jan. 21. Faggioli is quoted (in Spanish).


College of Education, Leadership and Counseling

“To Bruce Kramer, denying our death means we're missing out,” MPR, Dec. 22. Former CELC dean Bruce Kramer is featured.

“Let your voice be heard: End the high costs of prison phone calls,” Insight News, Jan. 13. Commentary by leadership, policy and administration professor Artika Tyner.


Opus College of Business

“Your Turnover Problem Could Be Linked to Diversity,” Talent Management, Dec. 4. Management professor Teresa Rothausen is quoted.

“Eagan outlet center is off to the races,” Star Tribune, Dec. 12. Research from the Center for Retail Excellence is cited.

“Proposals for Nicollet Mall site include 80-story tower,” Star Tribune, Dec. 15. Director of real estate programs Herb Tousley is quoted.

“Mortenson sees 31-story tower for old Nicollet Hotel spot,” Star Tribune, Dec. 16. Tousley is quoted.

“Outside consultant: making the right pivot,” Star Tribune, Dec. 21. Entrepreneurship professor David Deeds is quoted.

“Specialty Store in the Twin Cities Ends Online Sales,” KSTP, Dec. 26. Marketing professor Dave Brennan is quoted.

“Stores Swamped With Post-Christmas Shoppers,” WCCO, Dec. 26. Finance professor Dave Vang is quoted.

“Highland Park Barnes & Noble closes its doors,” Pioneer Press, Dec. 29. Brennan is quoted.

“Report: More Millennials Moving Into Minneapolis,” WCCO, Dec. 29. Brennan is quoted.

“Nicollet block developers roll out new depictions,” Star Tribune, Dec. 30. Tousley is quoted.

“Wet Seal closing 7 stores in Minn; MOA and Maple Grove remain,” Star Tribune, Jan. 7. Brennan is quoted.

“Fewer Twin Cities homeowners are 'underwater,'” Star Tribune, Jan. 8. Tousley is quoted.

“Minnesota shows biggest gain in holiday retail sales,” Star Tribune, Jan. 12. Brennan is quoted.

“Wilfs try to pull off comeback for their image,” Star Tribune, Jan. 13. Ethics and business law professor John Wendt is quoted.

“It's winter, but Minnesota real estate is still hot,” KMSP, Jan. 14. Tousley is quoted.

“Target Canada marred by poor management, experts say,” Star Tribune, Jan. 15. Brennan is quoted.

“Target closing down 133-store Canadian operation after failed expansion,” Pioneer Press, Jan. 15. Brennan is quoted.

“After Only 2 Years, Target Pulls Out Of Canada,” WCCO, Jan. 15. Brennan is quoted.

“Minnesota's Unemployment Rate Reaches Lowest Percentage in 13 Years,” KSTP, Jan. 22. Vang is interview.


School of Engineering

“Pope Francis plants a flag in the ground on climate change,” The Guardian, Jan. 6. Commentary by School of Engineering professor John Abraham.

“2014 may set a new temperature record. So can we please stop claiming global warming has ‘stopped’?” The Washington Post, Jan. 6. Abraham is quoted.

“Business Forum: It's time to face tough questions about the economy,” Star Tribune, Jan. 11. Commentary by School of Engineering professor emeritus Fred Zimmerman.

“Archdiocese bankruptcy: Some issues going forward,” Star Tribune, Jan. 20. Commentary by Zimmerman.

“The U.S. has caused more global warming than any other country. Here’s how the Earth will get its revenge.” The Washington Post, Jan. 22. Abraham is cited.

“Assertions,” Pioneer Press, Jan. 24. Commentary by Abraham.

“Bankruptcy case brings financial fears for Catholic schools,” Star Tribune, Jan. 26. Zimmerman is quoted.


School of Law

“Four Charts That Explain Why America Has Too Many Law Schools,” Bloomberg, Dec. 12. School of Law professor Jerry Organ is cited.

“Minnesota immigrants facing deportation hope for reversal,” Star Tribune, Dec. 16. School of Law professor Virgil Wiebe is quoted.

“Why law school enrollment is way down,” Marketplace, Dec. 17. Organ is quoted.

“In Depth: MPS Superintendent resignation,” KARE 11, Dec. 17. School of Law professor Nekima Levy-Pounds is quoted.

“Obama commutes prison sentences of eight federal drug offenders,” News and Tribune, Dec. 18. School of Law professor Mark Osler is quoted.

"Is Obama a ‘clemency Grinch’? Commutations fall short of hopes," Al Jazeera, Dec. 19. Osler is quoted.

“Pope for the Holidays,” Huffington Post, Dec. 19. Commentary by School of Law professor Charles Reid.

“Reflecting on a superintendency,” Downtown Journal, Dec. 22. Levy-Pounds is quoted.

“Police union leaders urge end to 'irresponsible' condemnations,’” Pioneer Press, Jan. 4. Levy-Pounds is interviewed.

"‘Unconscionable’ mistakes by Minnesota Office of Higher Education," ECM Newspapers, Jan. 5. Levy-Pounds is quoted.

"Pope Francis Expected to Choose Cardinals From Developing World," The Wall Street Journal, Jan. 5. Reid is quoted.

"‘Black Lives Matter’ Group Hits Bloomington City Council Meeting," WCCO, Jan. 5. Levy-Pounds is quoted.

"Welcome, don’t prosecute demonstrators carrying on Dr. King’s legacy," ECM Newspapers, Jan. 7. Levy-Pounds is quoted.

"It’s All Right With Sam," The New York Times, Jan. 7. School of Law professor Michael Paulsen is quoted.

“Bloomington charges Black Lives Matter protesters at Mall of America,” Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal, Jan. 14. Levy-Pounds is quoted.

“St. Paul man killed by police had threatened officers earlier, report says,” Pioneer Press, Jan. 14. Levy-Pounds is quoted.

"Are Pardons Becoming More Politically Acceptable?" Governing, Jan. 14. Osler is quoted.

“Archdiocese weighs bankruptcy, but what would it mean?” MPR, Jan. 15. Reid is quoted.

“St. Paul police: Man had loaded gun when killed by officers,” Star Tribune, Jan. 16. Levy-Pounds is quoted.

“Lowering the Bar,” Inside Higher Ed, Jan. 16. Organ is cited.

“Twin Cities archdiocese could file for bankruptcy soon, experts predict,” Star Tribune, Jan. 16. Reid is quoted.

“INTERVIEW: Cannon Law Expert Weighs in on Archdiocese Bankruptcy,” KSTP, Jan. 16. Reid is interviewed.

“How will Archdiocese bankruptcy impact parishes?” KARE 11, Jan. 16. Reid is quoted.

“Mall of America protest: A large assembly, a prosecutorial error,” Star Tribune, Jan. 16. Commentary by Osler.

"Mark Wahlberg, Penance and Pardons," The New York Times, Jan. 17. Osler is quoted.

"Todays civil disobedience continues MLK’s legacy," Al Jazeera, Jan. 19. Levy-Pounds is quoted.

“Judge overseeing church bankruptcy orders mediation,” MPR, Jan. 20. Reid is quoted.

“Are law school admission standards slipping?” CBS, Jan. 21. Organ is quoted.

“The Legal Logic Of Same-Sex Marriage,” WBUR, Jan. 22. School of Law professor Teresa Collett is interviewed.

"The three intractable problems of Roe v. Wade," National Right to Life News Today, Jan. 22. Paulsen is quoted.

"The Withering of a Church Between Pastors," Huffington Post, Jan. 22. Commentary by Osler.

"Pope Francis and Rabbits," Huffington Post, Jan. 22. Commentary by Reid.

"For civil rights attorney, kudos and criminal charges," Minnesota Lawyer, Jan. 22. Levy-Pounds is quoted.

“Final round of 40 Under 40 honorees named,” Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal, Jan. 23. Levy-Pounds is listed as an honoree.

"Cicero, Demythologized and Disenchanted, and Still a Voice Worth Heeding," Liberty of Law and Liberty, Jan. 23. Commentary by Reid.


In other news

“Presidents' Dogs Leave Big Paw Prints All Over Campus,” The Chronicle of Higher Education, Dec. 15. President Julie Sullivan’s dogs are featured. View additional photos here.

“Frank Gehry's Winton Guest House must be moved again,” Star Tribune, Dec. 15.

“Got consent?” KMSP, Jan. 13. Interim vice president of student affairs Karen Lange is quoted.

“Nonprofits prefer cash, but some donors have other ideas,” Star Tribune, Dec. 21.

“Head of Catholic Charities USA leaves knowing talk on poverty shifting,” Catholic News Service, Jan. 21. Incoming vice president for mission Father Larry Snyder is featured.

“Winter Carnival makes history with crowning of Queen of the Snows,” Pioneer Press, Jan. 23.