UST in the News for July 29, 2014

College of Arts and Sciences

“Minnesota Catholics hurt by sex abuse scandals, but many show resilience,” Pioneer Press, July 19. Catholic Studies professor Robert Kennedy is quoted.

“Jesse Ventura case will be in the hands of the jury Tuesday,” Star Tribune, July 22. Communication and Journalism professor Mark Anfinson is quoted.


College of Education, Leadership and Counseling

“A life 'well equipped' to handle ALS,” MPR, July 25. former CELC dean Bruce Kramer is featured.


Opus College of Business

“Strength in Minneapolis drives resurgent economy,” Star Tribune, July 19. Finance professor John Spry is quoted.

“Outside Consultant: Recruiting strategies,” Star Tribune, July 20. Opus College of Business professor Mick Sheppeck is quoted.

“Sales of Minnesota vacation homes pick up, but buyers are still cautious,” MPR, July 25. Director of real estate programs Herb Tousley is quoted.


School of Engineering

“Your Turn: Partial climate truths should be made whole,” St. Cloud Times, July 18. Commentary by School of Engineering professor John Abraham.

School of Law

“New Executive Orders on LGBT Discrimination Don't Exempt Religious Orgs,” Christianity Today, July 21. School of Law professor Tom Berg is quoted.

“Flood of Children at Border Is Overwhelming U.S.,” Bloomberg News, July 24. School of Law professor Virgil Wiebe is quoted.


Adjunct Professors Vote No on Unionization

“St. Thomas' part-time professors vote to reject unionization,” Pioneer Press, July 21.

"Part-time professors at St. Thomas say no in unionization effort," Twin Cities Business, July 22.

“St. Thomas adjunct professors reject union,” City Pages, July 23.

“Adjunct instructors at University of St. Thomas reject union,” Star Tribune, July 23.

“Not So Fast,” Inside Higher Ed, July 23.

“Anti-Union Vote in Minn. Is Rare Setback in National Campaign for Adjunct Unions,” The Chronicle of Higher Education, July 24.


In other news

“Gehry house in limbo: University to decide its fate after sale of Gainey Center in Steele County,” Owatonna People’s Press, July 21.

“Willmar woman honored as Queen of the Lakes,” West Central Tribune, July 25. St. Thomas student Laura Swartz is featured.

“Movers & Shakers: Kimberly Motes,” Star Tribune, July 27. St. Thomas’ new senior vice president of institutional advancement is featured.