The 25th Annual Nobel Peace Prize Forum is March 8-10 at Augsburg College and the University of Minnesota. Hear from global leaders in business, social justice, health and more, including Nobel Laureates Muhammad Yunus, the "father of microcredit," and Tawakkol Karman, journalist and "mother of the Arab Spring."
A cohort organized through St. Olaf College's TRiO Student Support Services provides students interested in pursuing a career in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics with peer guidance and encouragement.
The cofounder of Kickstarter, Yancey Strickler, visited the Minneapolis College of Art and Design for his first public talk at a college or university. President Jay Coogan and Strickler discussed creative entrepreneurship and took questions from MCAD alumni during a nationwide conference call before the campus talk.
Bethel University has named David K. Clark as the vice president and dean of Bethel Seminary.
Nobel Peace Laureates Tawakkol Karman and Muhammad Yunus will be keynote speakers at the 2013 Nobel Peace Prize Forum, hosted by Augsburg College in partnership with the Humphrey School of Public Affairs.
A three-year grant from the National Institute of Justice will enable St.
MCAD is hosting a series of speakers on creative entrepreneurship and indie capitalism. Yancey Strickler, the co-founder of Kickstarter, will speak to students at the college on Oct. 25, and then again at 7 p.m. at the Walker Art Center. The Walker event is free and open to the public.
The Huffington Post listed Macalester College as one of the “Top 10 New Ivies” representing the next generation of excellence.
Hands-on medicine: Hennepin County Medical Center neurosurgeon and St. Olaf College alumnus Gaylan Rockswold has designed a new clinical and research program that gives St. Olaf students the opportunity to shadow physicians at the hospital, scrubbing in to observe everything from surgeries to births.
The University of St. Thomas’ new Anderson Student Center has been awarded Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) gold certification by the U.S.
Father Dennis Dease, president of the University of St. Thomas since 1991, will retire on June 30, 2013, upon the completion of his 22nd year in office. Dease is the second-longest-tenured president in St. Thomas’ 127-year history. He succeeded Monsignor Terrence Murphy, who held the office for 25 years.
National recording artist Mat Kearney wrote the “Bennie and Johnnie” song after performing at the 12 Pines concert for College of Saint Benedict and Saint John’s University students earlier this spring.
St. Catherine University'sMaster of Physician Assistant Studies program was granted Provisional Accreditation by the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant. Provisional Accreditation is the first step for new programs to full accreditation status.