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President Sullivan addresses the Saint Paul Area Chamber of Commerce about educating students for the future. Sullivan outlined four strategies students can use to stay in demand. (Grace Pastoor/TommieMedia)

Sullivan: entrepreneurs, technology creators to remain in demand

Thursday, May 1, 2014 7:55

President Julie Sullivan was the keynote speaker at the St. Paul Area Chamber of Commerce’s meeting.

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News in :90 – Dec. 12, 2013

Thursday, December 12, 2013 11:57

This is News in :90 for Thursday, Dec. 12, 2013.

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Study shows jobs of 1/3 of college grads don’t relate to major

Thursday, December 12, 2013 0:57

One-third of college-educated workers do not have jobs related to their major, according to a CareerBuilder.com survey, a statistic some St. Thomas students said wasn’t surprising.

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Technologies taking hold in education environments

Saturday, November 30, 2013 23:48

From Kindergarten to college, educational technologies are continuing to revolutionize educational eviroments with cloud computing, mobile technology and others. 

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Students gather together in the Anderson Athletic Recreation Complex for an hour long self defense class taught by a professional mixed martial artist. The students bought tickets through General 11, a business class that sold tickets for their Business Law course that aims to put the theories the students are learning in class into practice. (Johnnay Leenay//TommieMedia)

University’s first for-profit class offers self defense course

Tuesday, November 12, 2013 21:50

Students in professor John Del Vecchio’s business law 354 class said they will offer self-defense classes to the community for a fee on Tuesday and on Nov. 19.

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The lower quad at the University of St. Thomas served as the cover photo for the self-study conducted by the Academic Assessment and Accreditation department. The Higher Learning Commission renewed the university's accreditation in March. (Photo courtesy of Mike Ekern, University Relations)

Commission reviews university for re-accreditation

Sunday, November 10, 2013 21:57

After 2 ½ years of preparation that involved an extensive self-study, the Higher Learning Commission will review St. Thomas for re-accreditation.

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When are unpaid internships unfair?

Friday, November 8, 2013 22:23

College students are constantly searching for internships, but if you're not getting compensated, check out these regulations for unpaid internships. 

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Engineering acquires remnants from 35W bridge collapse

Tuesday, October 29, 2013 23:04

After working for five years, the School of Engineering obtained several steel pieces this month that will remind to students about the implications of their work.

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The St. Thomas School of Law is located on St. Thomas' Minneapolis campus.  (Photo courtesy of University Relations)

Law School announces tuition freeze

Monday, October 28, 2013 22:11

All law school students who begin taking courses in the fall will be guaranteed no tuition increases during the three-year juris doctor program.

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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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Area of study based on ‘Myers-Briggs’ personality type

Sunday, October 27, 2013 23:30

Designer Sam Wisneski specified which majors St. Thomas students with certain Myers-Briggs type indicator results might be drawn to.

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Theology and philosophy requirements should remain the same

Thursday, October 24, 2013 19:17

Steps have been taken to re-evaluate the number these core courses required for graduation, but reducing them isn't the right answer.

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Sullivan ‘poised’ to lead as 15th president

Thursday, October 17, 2013 19:33

After serving as St. Thomas’ president for more than three months, the university officially inaugurated Julie Sullivan as its 15th president Thursday afternoon.

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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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Two wires surge energy through one another by the means of play-doh. Dr. Annemarie Thomas created the concept of "Squishy Circuits", which has spread globally. (Kayla Bengtson/TommieMedia)

Professor designs Play-Doh electric circuits

Wednesday, October 16, 2013 20:50

Engineering professor Annemarie Thomas found the two present an interactive way for children and students to learn about electricity with Play-Doh.

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