UST in the News for June 30, 2014

College of Arts and Sciences

“Does Home Ice Advantage Really Exist in Hockey?” KSTP, May 13. Psychology professor and men’s basketball coach John Tauer is quoted.

“App aims to give the 'modern allowance,'” Star Tribune, June 1. Communication and Journalism professor Carol Bruess is quoted.

“Search begins for Cardinal Francis George's successor,” Chicago Tribune, May 22. Theology professor Massimo Faggioli is quoted.

“Warm Weather Draws Wasps Out Of Their Nests,” WCCO, May 23. Biology professor Adam Kay is quoted.

“George sets examples for other bishops,” Chicago Tribune, May 24. Faggioli is quoted.

“Poor sleep equal to binge drinking, marijuana use in predicting academic problems,” Science Daily, June 2. Psychology professor Roxanne Prichard and economics professor Monica Hartmann are quoted.

“The Italian Job: Can Pope Francis Manage His Local Opposition?” Commonweal, June 5. Commentary by Faggioli.

“Effects of sleep deprivation equal to binge drinking or marijuana use, study shows,” USA Today, June 6. Psychology professor Roxanne Prichard is quoted.

“World Press Institute's global journalism impact,” Star Tribune, June 13.

“Before St. Paul gets urban park, flower experiment to bloom,” Pioneer Press, June 17. Kay is quoted.


Opus College of Business

“Competing with the American living room,” Finance and Commerce, April 28. Business Law professor John Wendt is quoted.

“What Target needs in a CEO: Cultural Fit,” Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal, May 9. Center for Retailing Excellence director Dave Brennan is quoted.

“Small business: Signing up for growth,” Star Tribune, May 11. Master of Business Communication program director Michael Porter is quoted.

“New Cabela's in Woodbury Intensifies Outdoor Retail Competition,” KSTP, May 12. Brennan is quoted.

“Herberger's opens outlet store in Maplewood,” Star Tribune, May 16. Brennan is quoted.

“At St. Thomas, a ring-side seat to real estate's crisis and recovery,” Pioneer Press, May 17. Director of real estate programs Herb Tousley is quoted.

“Outside Consultant: Balancing the workplace culture,” Star Tribune, May 18. Entrepreneurship professor Ritch Sorenson is quoted.

“Most Minnesota executives are upbeat about prospects for the coming year,” Star Tribune, May 24. Dean of the Opus College of Business Chris Puto is quoted.

“The Minnesota-made 'Uploma' seeks recognition on college campuses,” Star Tribune, May 24. Brennan is quoted.

“Outside Consultant: Managing cash flow,” Star Tribune, May 25. Finance professor David Vang is quoted.

“Small business: Media buying agency launches makeover,” Star Tribune, May 25. Porter is quoted.

“Good Question: Do Vets Have To Visit VA For Care?” WCCO, May 28. Director of the Center for Health and Medical Affairs Dan McLaughlin is quoted.

“Homebuilding pace slows in metro,” Star Tribune, May 30. Tousley is quoted.

“Diverse MBAs increasingly break the stereotype at graduate schools,” Star Tribune, May 31. Two recent Opus College of Business graduates are profiled.

“Minnesota: Reckoning with restraint: Pioneer Press editorial,” Pioneer Press, May 31. Finance professor John Spry is quoted.

“Outside Consultant: New tools but old principles in age of social media,” Star Tribune, June 1. Enrepreneurship professor Mark Spriggs is quoted.

“Target Stores In Crosshairs Of Gun Rights Fight,” WCCO, June 5. Vang is quoted.

“Number of underwater homeowners in metro drops slightly,” MPR, June 5. Tousley is quoted.

“Minn. Financial Titans Clash over New Professional Soccer Franchise,” KSTP, June 10. Spry is quoted.

“Report: Minnesota positioned well for ‘new economy,’” Finance and Commerce, June 11. Entrepreneurship professor David Deeds is quoted.

“INTERVIEW: Target Votes to Keep Board of Directors,” KSTP, June 11. Vang is interviewed.

“Target to test Minn. liquor sales at Otsego store this summer,” Star Tribune, June 11. Brennan is quoted.

“Target raises dividend, shareholders re-elect full board,” Pioneer Press, June 11. Brennan is quoted.

“Medtronic Merger Means HQ Move from Minnesota, No Job Losses,” KSTP, June 16. Vang is quoted.


St. Paul Seminary School of Divinity

“Episode of local seminarians competing on national Bible game show airs May 22,” The Catholic Spirit, May 21.


School of Engineering

“U.S. should reconsider nuclear power,” MinnPost, June 2. School of Engineering professor John Abraham is quoted.

“How will humans respond to life in a hotter world?” MPR, June 3. Abraham is featured.

"Navigating The Technology Galaxies," Twin Cities Business Monthly, June 20. School of Engineering professor Brad Rubin is quoted.


School of Law

“Reflections on hopes and dreams deferred after Brown v. Board of Education,” MinnPost, May 16. A commentary by School of Law professor Nekima Levy-Pounds is featured.

“Pope Francis' remarks kindle celibacy debate,” Hackensack Record, May 27. School of Law professor Charles Reid is quoted.

“No Charges for Ex-Priest who Admitted to Abusing 12 Teens,” KSTP, June 11. School of Law professor Charles Reid is quoted.

“Thousands of prisoners apply for Obama’s drug-clemency program,” Yahoo! News, June 2. School of Law professor Mark Osler is quoted.

“Rubén Rosario: Law professor seeks justice for offenders like those he put away,” Pioneer Press, June 14. Osler is featured.

“Nekima Levy-Pounds walks the walk for civil rights and social justice,” Insight News, June 19.


President Julie Sullivan

“Rosenblum: More women in Minnesota colleges’ top job shows progress,” Star Tribune, May 14.

“Face Time: St. Thomas President Julie Sullivan,” Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal, May 16.


In other news

“University of St. Thomas to bid farewell to 92 retirees,” Star Tribune, May 12.

“St. Thomas finds buyer for struggling conference center in Owatonna,” Pioneer Press, May 15.

“University of St. Thomas finds buyer for Owatonna conference center,” Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal, May 15.

“Owatonna's Gainey Center set to be sold,” Owatonna People’s Press, May 15.

“CSB vice president leaving for St.Thomas,” St. Cloud Times, May 16.

“Tommies Blog: UST Football Reaches 3-Year Deal With WCCO Radio,” WCCO, May 26.

“New rules for the casual job interview,” Star Tribune, May 28. Career Development Center director Diane Crist is quoted.

“Adjuncts at University of St. Thomas file for union election,” Star Tribune, May 30.

“At St. Paul private colleges, adjunct professors weigh union,” Pioneer Press, June 10.