UST in the News for May 7, 2014

College of Arts and Sciences

“ANALYSIS: Does being pope give you an inside track to sainthood?” Religion News Service, April 23. Theology professor Massimo Faggioli is quoted.

Faggioli was interviewed by Al Jazeera America about the canonization of Pope John XXIII and Pope John Paul II on April 24.

“Obituary: Terence Nichols University of St. Thomas professor,” Star Tribune, April 24.

“Campus beat: Emily Dickinson marathon at St. Thomas plans 1,789 poems in 13 hours,” Star Tribune, April 25. English professor Erika Scheurer is quoted.

“Emily Dickinson poetry marathon kicks off at St. Thomas,” Minnesota Public Radio, April 25. Scheurer is quoted.

“Minnesotans win major arts awards; St. Paul Art Crawl begins,” MinnPost, April 25. The Emily Dickinson poetry marathon is mentioned.

“Canonisation de Jean XXIII et Jean-Paul II: unifier l'Église,” Le Presse, April 25. Faggioli is quoted. (The article is written in French.)

“Papal canonizations a lesson in subtle art of Catholic politics,” Reuters, April 25. Faggioli is quoted.

“Tinder Users Hope To Swipe Their Way To New Love,” WCCO, April 30. Communication and Journalism professor Carol Bruess is quoted.

“Vatican to debate teachings on divorce, birth control, gay unions,” Los Angeles Times, April 30. Faggioli is quoted.

“From a refugee camp to the halls of higher learning,” MinnPost, May 6. Incoming Mathematics professor and St. Thomas alumna Sousada Chidthachack is featured.


Opus College of Business

“Home values bounce back around metro,” Star Tribune, April 26. Director of real estate programs Herb Tousley is quoted.

“Outside consultant: How to gauge success of marketing efforts,” Star Tribune, April 27. Marketing adjunct professor Michael Hoffman is quoted.

“New Numbers on Twin Cities Housing,” KARE 11, April 29. A report compiled by the Shenehon Center for Real Estate is referenced.

“Wolves' owner Glen Taylor supports Sterling punishment,” KARE 11, April 30. Ethics and Business Law professor John Wendt is quoted.

“Hardware stores create their own Angie's List,” Star Tribune, May 3. Marketing professor Dave Brennan is quoted.

“Data breach and Canada overshadow Steinhafel's Target legacy,” Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal, May 5. Brennan is quoted.

“Target may take months to pick new CEO,” Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal, May 5. Brennan is quoted.

School of Engineering

“SciGirls,” WUOC, April 27. School of Engineering professor AnnMarie Thomas is featured.

“Medical marijuana: Is a study the solution?” Star Tribune, April 30. Commentary by adjunct professor Frank Freedman.

School of Law

“Canon law professor Dr. Charles Reid discusses Nienstedt deposition,” KARE 11, April 22. School of Law professor Charles Reid is quoted.

“Archbishop Nienstedt's testimony spurs calls for reform,” Star Tribune, April 24. Reid is quoted.

“Andrew, Brodkorb, others join Star Tribune as bloggers,” Star Tribune, April 28. School of Law professor Nekima Levy-Pounds is mentioned.

“No ‘search warrant’ to be found in rule,” Star Tribune, April 28. Director of academic achievement Scott Swanson is quoted.

“BOTCHED EXECUTION: Okla. failure reignites capital punishment debate,” KMSP, April 30. School of Law professor Mark Osler is quoted.


In other news

“Opus Group founder Gerry Rauenhorst dies at 86,” Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal, April 25.

“Gerald Rauenhorst, Twin Cities developer and St. Thomas benefactor, dies at 86,” Pioneer Press, April 26.

“Opus founder Gerry Rauenhorst dies,” Star Tribune, April 26.

“Historic Celebration at the Vatican,” KARE 11, April 28. Photos taken by Bernardi Campus director Thanos Zyngas are shown.

“Campus Rape Addressed by White House Task Force, Local Colleges,” KSTP, April 30. Student Affairs director of strategic student initiatives Rachel Harris, as well as several St. Thomas students, is quoted.

“Former Congressman Jim Oberstar dies at 79,” MinnPost, May 3. Oberstar is St. Thomas’ 1998 Distinguished Alumnus.

“Jim Oberstar, longtime Iron Range congressman, dies at 79,” Pioneer Press, May 3.