UST in the News for March 11, 2015

College of Arts and Sciences

“Focolare members united by desire to love God, neighbors,” The Catholic Spirit, Feb. 11. Theology professor Massimo Faggioli is quoted.

“Terms of Endearment: Why Do We Use Pet Names in Relationships?” Scientific American, Feb. 12. Communication and journalism professor Carol Bruess is quoted.

“Raymond Leo Burke: un cardinal frondeur ?” La Vie, Feb. 13. Faggioli is quoted (in French).

“Coach’s Ph.D. in Psychology Is Applied on Court and in Classroom,” The New York Times, Feb. 17. Psychology professor and Tommie men’s basketball coach John Tauer is featured.

“How net neutrality ruling affects you,” KARE 11, Feb. 27. Communication and journalism professor Kevin Sauter is quoted.

“Francis Agonistes,” New Republic, March 1. Faggioli is quoted.

“As a radical reformer, pope has made enemies,” Catholic Philly, March 3. Faggioli is quoted.

“Desire for a 'natural' cure drives demand for supplements,” Star Tribune, March 7. Heath and human performance professor Jeannemarie Beiseigel is quoted.

“Two years in, Pope Francis faces headwinds in reforming the Vatican. Here’s how he can prevail,” Religion News Service, March 9. Faggioli is quoted.

"Church historian: Pope, radical reformer, has enemies in, out of church," The Catholic Spirit, March 10. Faggioli is quoted.


College of Education, Leadership and Counseling

“Living a love story cut short by ALS,” MPR, Feb. 13. Former dean Bruce Kramer is featured.

“As veteran teachers face more time demands, placing student teachers grows more difficult,” Star Tribune, Feb. 22. Director of Field Experience John Melick is quoted.

“Embracing life as death draws near,” Downtown Journal, March 5. Kramer’s book We Know How This Ends: Living While Dying is featured.


Opus College of Business

“Best Buy banks on gadgets trumping china with first wedding registry,” Star Tribune, Feb. 12. Marketing professor Dave Brennan is quoted.

“Best Buy's wedding registry is for gadget lovers,” Retailwire, Feb. 13. Brennan is quoted.

“Vikings executives' support of Adrian Peterson a 'positive risk,’” Pioneer Press, Feb. 13. Ethics and business law professor John Wendt is quoted.

“Good Question: How Much Do We Pay In Taxes?” WCCO, Feb. 17. Finance professor John Spry is quoted.

“The Business Of Letting Go,” Twin Cities Business, Feb. 17. Director of the Family Business Center Ritch Sorenson is quoted.

“Good Question: Why Do Companies Give Raises?” WCCO, Feb. 19. Finance professor Dave Vang is quoted.

“Target Testing New REDPerks Rewards Program,” WCCO, Feb. 19. Marketing professor Jon Seltzer is quoted.

“Spring Hill College grad, former trustee Dr. Christopher Puto named 37th president,” Lagniappe Weekly, Feb. 19. Former dean Chris Puto is featured.

“Outside Consultant: When to hire someone full-time,” Star Tribune, Feb. 22. Associate dean in the Schulze School of Entrepreneurship Brian Abraham is quoted.

“Shakopee Rumored to be Possible Site for Amazon Distribution Center,” KSTP, Feb. 24. Vang is quoted.

“Target to cut Minnesota jobs while expanding in N.Y., California,” Pioneer Press, March 3. Brennan is quoted.

“Target CEO’s Walmart Past May Shape Post-Layoff Management,” WCCO, March 4. Brennan is quoted.

“Former St. Thomas dean Puto heading back home,” Star Tribune, March 7. Puto is quoted.

“Outside Consultant: How to handle weather-related shutdowns,” Star Tribune, March 8. Management professor Mick Sheppeck is quoted.

“Talking Points: Target’s Job Cuts & New Digital Focus,” WCCO, March 8. Brennan is quoted.

“Target not commenting on reports of layoffs happening,” Fox 9, March 9. Marketing professor Michael Porter is quoted.

“Minnesota braces for Target layoffs,” KARE 11, March 10. Vang is quoted.


School of Engineering

“Climate Cast: The effects of an acidifying ocean,” MPR, Feb. 26. School of Engineering professor John Abraham is quoted.

“Reader's View: False claims have no place in public discourse,” Duluth News Tribune, March 6. Commentary by Abraham.


School of Law

“Best law schools for practical training: 2015,” The National Jurist, Feb. 6.

“KS Holds "Marriage Information" Meetings. Love is Strangely Absent of Consideration,” Daily KOS, Feb. 11. School of Law professor Teresa Collett is quoted.

“House mulls making divorces more difficult to obtain,” Ottawa Herald, Feb. 12. Collett is quoted.

“Law professor continues crusade on death penalty, drug law reform,” Austin American-Statesman, Feb. 14. School of Law professor Mark Osler is featured.

“Investment fraud on the rise in Minnesota,” Star Tribune, Feb.14. School of Law professor Hank Shea is quoted.

“The ‘Magic Wand’ Obama Should Wave,” National Journal, Feb. 17. Osler is quoted.

“'Miracle of Minneapolis' article sparks outcry over MN's racial disparities,” KARE 11, Feb. 18. School of Law professor Nekima Levy-Pounds is quoted.

“Immigrants Advised to Prepare Paperwork While Waiting for Deferred Action Ruling,” KSTP, Feb. 18. School of Law professor Virgil Wiebe is quoted.

“Don’t give up on Obama’s executive action on immigration, advocate says,” Public Radio International, Feb. 20. Wiebe is quoted.

“Getting high on God with former addicts at Red Letter Ministries,” Fox 9, Feb. 23. School of Law professor Charles Reid is quoted.

“Archdiocese Considers Sale of Key Church Properties as Part of Bankruptcy,” KSTP, Feb. 24. Reid is quoted.

“The Weight of a Lenten Cross,” Huffington Post, Feb. 26. Commentary by Osler.

“U.S. clemency effort, slow to start, will rely on an army of pro bono lawyers,” Washington Post, Feb. 28. Osler is quoted.

“Minneapolis Public Schools ban controversial game,” KARE 11, March 3. Levy-Pounds is quoted.

“More Than 100 Academics Call For Bloomington To Drop Charges,” WCCO, March 4. Levy-Pounds is quoted.

“States Weigh Legislation to Let Businesses Refuse to Serve Gay Couples,” The New York Times, March 5. School of Law professor Tom Berg is quoted.

“Nekima Levy-Pounds on race relations in Minnesota,” MPR, March 6.

“40 Under 40: Nekima Levy-Pounds,” Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal, March 6.

“Mark Osler, Board of Contributors: We may not be a ‘Christian nation’ in word, but we definitely can be in deed,” Waco Tribune, March 8. Commentary by Osler.

“Bloomington attorney hits back after Black Lives Matter alleges impropriety,” Fox 9, March 9. Levy-Pounds is quoted.

“Mall of America protesters release emails between mall official, prosecutor,” Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal, March 9. Levy-Pounds is quoted.

“'The struggle for civil rights continues': Minnesotans gather to remember Selma,” MinnPost, March 9. Levy-Pounds is quoted.

“For us, by us,” Downtown Journal, March 10. Levy-Pounds is quoted.


In other news

“Canton thrives as St. Thomas assistant coach,” Rochester Post-Bulletin, Feb. 13.

“St. Thomas decides to sell Gehry house,” Owatonna People’s Press, Feb. 27.

“UST men's, women's basketball at the top of their game,” Fox 9, Feb. 28.

“Gehry-designed guest house on the road again,” Star Tribune, March 3.