April, 2019

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Alysala Malik ’19 earns Watson Fellowship to study food insecurity
The Carleton College student will spend the next year living and volunteering in France, Madagascar, India, Japan, South Africa and Nepal.

Using knowledge to help others locally and in the classroom
Bethel University Biology Professor Jonathan Van Berkom consults as a toxicologist with the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension (BCA), providing real-life lessons for students.

Scientists provide compelling clues in St. Olaf’s Munch mystery
Scientists visited St. Olaf College to test a painting long-rumored to be a work by famed Norwegian artist Edvard Munch. The results are in — and they are compelling.

CSB/SJU students present experiential research project findings at Mayo Clinic
The College of Saint Benedict and Saint John’s University students help in the assessment of innovative technologies submitted by Mayo researchers.

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Dougherty Family College students receive full-tuition scholarships
Ten Dougherty Family College students have been selected for full-tuition scholarships to pursue their bachelor's degrees at the University of St. Thomas.

Saint Mary's to host celebration of scholarship
Hundreds of Saint Mary's University of Minnesota students will present their research within a broad spectrum of disciplines on April 26 for the campuswide annual event.

Concordia speech team places 12th in national tournament
Concordia College’s speech team took home a 12th place finish at that American Forensic Association National Tournament. Leah Roberts took third place for Prose out of 124 competitors.

CSP officially acquires Central Midway Building
Concordia University, St. Paul announced it officially closed on the purchase of the Central Midway Building, providing flexibility to serve the needs of a growing student population.

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A focus on sustainability
It's always earth month in Hamline University's Renewable Energy and Environmental Research Lab.

Augsburg continues to be top producer of U.S. Fulbright students
The U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs listed Augsburg University among top five producers of Fulbright students at master's level institution, Augsburg's sixth time on the list.

St. Scholastica leads a collaboration to promote diversity in education
The College of St. Scholastica and community partners have developed their own program within the national "Pathways2Teaching" directive to help marginalized young people explore teaching as a potential career choice.

A Macalester professor and an alumnus named to TIME 100: Most Influential People of 2019
Macalester College English Professor Marlon James, and Fred Swaniker, class of 1999, have both been named to the list.

Gustavus professor's glacier research featured on BBC
Gustavus Adolphus College geography professor Jeff La Frenierre's revolutionary research on glacial melt and climate change will be featured on BBC's Earth From Space.