UST in the News for March 12, 2014

College of Arts and Sciences

“Rosenblum: Approval ratings are a fleeting viewpoint of political leaders,” Star Tribune, March 1. Communication and Journalism professor Kevin Sauter is quoted.

“Did Pope Francis open the door to same-sex civil unions?” CBS News, March 5. Theology professor Massimo Faggioli is quoted.

“Local Ukrainians say faith is a uniting force amid conflict,” The Catholic Spirit, March 7. Theology professor Pavel Gavrilyuk is quoted.

“Pope Francis wants you to get over him,” Washington Post, March 7. Faggioli is quoted.

“A year on, Pope Francis faces challenges meeting reform hopes,” Reuters, March 11. Faggioli is quoted.


College of Education, Leadership and Counseling

“Walking Seems to Get Patients in Therapy Talking,” WABC, Feb. 28. Director of the Graduate School of Professional Psychology Christopher Vye is mentioned.


Opus College of Business

“Housing Market Slowdown Blamed On Extreme Cold,” Twin Cities Business, Feb. 25. Director of real estate programs Herb Tousley is quoted.

“It May Be Miserably Cold Out, But Now’s The Time To Put Your House On The Market,” WCCO, Feb. 25. The Shenehon Center for Real Estate monthly residential housing index is referenced.

“REAL ESTATE: Low supply, high demand makes for sellers' market,” KMSP, March 2. Tousley is quoted.

“Outside Consultant: Real estate strategies,” Star Tribune, March 2. Marketing adjunct professor Michael Hoffman is quoted.

“Watchdog: Those loan offers that come in the mail? Ignore them,” Pioneer Press, March 2. Finance professor Michael Sullivan is quoted.

“Robbinsdale couple turns to Kickstarter to launch business,”, March 3. Entrepreneurship professor Alec Johnson is quoted.

“Sam's Club planning 2nd Rochester store,” Rochester Post-Bulletin, March 5. Institute for Retailing Excellence director Dave Brennan is quoted.

“What is the impact of weather on retail sales?” Downtown Journal, March 5. Commentary by Brennan.

“'Underwater' mortgages decline in Minn. as housing values recover,” MPR, March 6. Tousley is quoted.


School of Engineering

“Volcanoes may be slowing the rate of warming,” MPR, Feb. 27. School of Engineering professor John Abraham is quoted.

“Omissions are misleading,” Brainerd Dispatch, Feb. 27. Commentary by Abraham.


School of Law

“Explaining America's New Place in the World,” Huffington Post, Feb. 25. Commentary by School of Law professor Charles Reid.

“'Gays' twisting Arizona bill, say top law profs,” World Net Daily, Feb. 26. School of Law professor Tom Berg is mentioned.

“Federal judge rules Texas' gay marriage ban is unconstitutional,” Dallas News, Feb. 26. School of Law professor Teresa Collett is quoted.

“Prison phone justice,” Insight News, Feb. 27. School of Law professor Artika Tyner is quoted.

“The Fighting Mondales don't win often, but playing hard helps them escape stress of law school,” Star Tribune, March 3. A hockey team made up of School of Law students is mentioned.

“Rosenblum: Long overdue, the pressure is on for prison phone justice,” Star Tribune, March 6. Tyner is quoted.

“Which law schools have the best LSAT profiles? And how many are struggling? Law profs have answers,” ABA Journal, March 6. School of Law professor Jerry Organ is quoted.

“St. Paul agrees to $1M for Lilydale landslide victims,” Pioneer Press, March 6. School of Law assistant dean Lisa Brabbit is quoted.

“Twin Cities religious leaders call for an end to mass student suspensions,” Star Tribune, March 7. School of Law professor Nekima Levy-Pounds is quoted.

“The challenges African-American boys face in the education system,” MPR, March 7. Levy-Pounds is quoted.

“Despite failure, bills stoke religious liberty debate,” National Catholic Reporter, March 7. Berg is quoted.


School of Social Work

“A new twist to minimum-wage debate — dance,” MinnPost, Feb. 28. School of Social work student Caitlyn Wright is quoted.



“Smart social media: For teens, as important as learning to drive,” Star Tribune, Feb. 25. Commentary by ThreeSixy Journalism director Lynda McDonnell.

“St. Thomas Student to Undergo Surgery Following Nov. Hit-and-Run,” KSTP, March 5. St. Thomas student Bekka Peterson is mentioned.

“St. Thomas student gives up mirror for 40 days,” KARE 11, March 4. St. Thomas student Angela Deeney is featured.

“Redefining beauty,” The Catholic Spirit, March 5. Deeney is featured.