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A Fresh Perspective: My Internship at EY

By Natalie Guillen—Upon beginning my internship with Ernst and Young, I was both eager and apprehensive. The prestige associated with the firm instilled a sense of pride and excitement in me, but it also meant I had higher expectations. Along

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The Three Cannibals: Part One- The Problem

By Patricio Torres-Palacio, Ph.D.— Managers work with projects all the time.  It is pretty much their job.  For such a goal, knowledge and skills are necessary.  Among the  managerial skills that are indispensable for success in Project Management, several could

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MCTM Students Experience the 2016 BIO International Convention

By Homer Quintana —My visit to San Francisco this June was a culmination of experiences and lessons learned towards the Master in Clinical Translation Management (MCTM) program at UST. The journey began with a Wednesday visit to the Moscone Convention

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Psychology and Economics

By Dr. Hassan Shirvani—Among the collateral damages of the recent global economic crisis has been the reputation of the economics profession whose members famously failed to anticipate the financial tsunami that rocked the world. Enmeshed in their complex mathematical models with their highly unrealistic assumptions, most economists were seemingly as stunned by the suddenness and the severity of

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Study Abroad: My Experience in Europe

By Tracy Nguyen—I always knew I wanted to study abroad during my graduate career. I applied and was accepted to be a part of the University of St. Thomas European study abroad and was extremely elated to find out that

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Supply Chain Disruptions

By Dr. Elham Mousavidin–On April 23, 2016, the Cameron School of Business (CSB) hosted the Disaster Recovery Institute (DRI) International’s one-day regional collegiate conference at the University of St. Thomas. This conference covers important topics such as disaster recovery, business

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Finding the Perfect Career for Me

By Lan Nguyen —Many of us can remember playing the popular app, Tiny Towers. With more than 10 million downloads, its users would create their own buildings by adding a variety of floors (e.g. living spaces, restaurants, retail stores, etc.).

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Broadening Horizons: Celts Exploring Businesses

By Dayuan (Peter) Liu–I am an international student coming from China and am pursuing my Master’s degree in Finance in the Cameron School of Business. This is my first semester at the University of St. Thomas, and my first time

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Becoming a Leader in a Changing World

By Patricio Torres-Palacio, Ph.D.– “Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other” (John F. Kennedy) There are so many things that have been said about leadership.  How many times has the question been asked “is a leader made or born?”

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It’s Not Only About Who You Know

By Dylan Trang–I’m sure many have heard the saying, “It’s not about what you know; it’s about who you know.” I, personally, have heard this many times throughout my life. I can even recall feeling discouraged by it at times

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