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Robbie Harrell works on a sculpture as former partner Stu Lombardo looks on. The two started Minnesota Ice Sculptures last year. (Eric Wuebben/TommieMedia)

Alumnus strikes up business partnership with Vikings player

Tuesday, October 7, 2014 20:33

St. Thomas 2014 graduate Robbie Harrell launched Minnesota Ice Sculptures last year and gained an unlikely business partner along the way. 

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Student creates children’s moccasin business

Thursday, May 1, 2014 22:38

Junior Kelsey Hanson has already made and sold more than 60 pairs of her moccasins called Minnemocs.

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Duo repurposes used bottles into glassware

Tuesday, April 22, 2014 7:35

Juniors Alex Meysman and Paul Schmidt create unique drinking glasses from empty alcohol bottles.

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St. Thomas alumni expand juice company nationwide

Saturday, February 22, 2014 22:39

Three St. Thomas alumni started a raw juice vending machine company, Juice Cold Pressed, and are now advertising to a national market.

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Ice carving combines students’ talents

Wednesday, December 4, 2013 23:29

Robbie Harrell, an entrepreneurship major, and Stu Lombardo, a mechanical engineering major, teamed up making art out of a Minnesota staple—ice.

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Black Friday statistics

Thursday, November 28, 2013 11:02

'Tis the season to shop, and Designer Danielle Duet complied the statistics about which groups of consumers hit stores on Black Friday, what they buy and when they go. 

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Junior Nyajal Dup takes a sniff of her lemon-scented deodorant. Dup said the small lip-balm-sized container makes for a less embarrassing way to carry deodorant around in a purse (Stephanie Dodd/TommieMedia)

Student entreprenuers devise discrete packaging for deodorant

Tuesday, November 26, 2013 23:27

Junior Nyajal Dup and sophomore Andrea Nelson are in the beginning stages of their business venture— selling a unique version of travel-sized deodorant. 

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A phone center talks with a potential donor on his headset. The center is using a new game to motivate student employees and boost donation amounts. (Luke Moe/TommieMedia)

Phone center uses employee game to boost donations

Wednesday, November 6, 2013 1:21

St. Thomas’ Phone Center introduced a new fundraising game this year to increase teamwork and motivation in student workers and to boost donations to the university.

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Three St. Thomas students gather in Scooter's for a weekly meeting. The students are launching their clothing line website for "True You" in November. From left to right, Junior Dillon Farley, Sophomore Alex Puff and Junior Marcus Alipate. (Joey Anderson/TommieMedia)

Students’ ‘True You’ clothing line encourages individuality

Monday, November 4, 2013 0:24

Social cues and pressures can often influence fashion choices, but a clothing line designed by three students attempts the opposite— to promote individuality.

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Schulze Hall in Minneapolis is home to St. Thomas' entrepreneurship program. A recent survey conducted by the department showed that among 119 businesses started, student and alumni startups have generated $265 million in combined annual revenue. (Gabrielle Martinson/TommieMedia)

Preliminary self-survey shows entrepreneurship success

Sunday, October 27, 2013 23:38

Among 119 businesses studied, the entreprenuership department reported student and alumni startups have generated $265 million in combined annual revenue.

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A Human Resource assistant works in the Human Resources office which handles time off benefits. President Sullivan will continue "gift days" granting employees and additional four paid days off during the holiday break. (Johnnay Leenay/ TommieMedia)

Sullivan grants four winter break gift days

Monday, October 21, 2013 21:45

President Julie Sullivan said last week that she will continue the tradition of paid gift days with four additional paid vacation days during winter break.

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Netflix by the numbers

Thursday, October 17, 2013 15:36

With nearly 38 million members in 40 different countries, Netflix streams more than 1 billion hours of television shows and movies each month. 

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Fowler Challenge adds ‘social venture’ category

Wednesday, October 16, 2013 20:55

Fowler Business Concept Challenge social venture submissions are business ideas that specifically aim to benefit a community.

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The St. Thomas bookstore displays a variety of Widget Wah! iPhone cases. Widget Wah! now has several other clients, some at the national level. (Kayla Bengtson/TommieMedia)

Graduate’s iPhone case company gains national clientel

Wednesday, October 16, 2013 20:54

Widget Wah has sold more than 15,000 iPhone cases in the last five months.

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Madtown Muchies owner Jeremy Neren displays some of the newly available cookies made fresh to order. His bike-delivery business targeting college students started in Madison in 2006 and now he has opened a St. Paul new location near St. Thomas' campus. (Joey Anderson/ TommieMedia)

Late-night food delivery entrepreneur opens St. Paul location

Saturday, October 12, 2013 22:09

Madtown Munchies bike-delivery food service started in Madison targeting college students, and a new location near St. Thomas' campus has opened.

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