April 2020
Megan Schiferl

St. Scholastica student selected for prestigious research opportunity
Megan Schiferl, a junior at The College of St. Scholastica, was one of only six undergraduate students in America chosen to work at the CERN Large Hadron Collider (LHC) in Switzerland. 

CSP approved for academic control of CU-Portland’s nursing program
The Oregon State Board of Nursing has approved the transfer of ownership of Concordia-Portland’s nursing education program under the academic control of Concordia University, St. Paul.

A good time for exercise
Hamline University professors encourage students to experience the physical, cognitive, emotional and immunological benefits of exercise between online classes.

Carleton names Eric Runestad vice president and treasurer
Runestad will begin his new position at Carleton College on July 1, succeeding longtime vice president and treasurer Fred Rogers.

Eric Runestad

SJU graduates on front line of COVID-19 pandemic fight in New York
Close friends Canh Tran, Garrison Pease and Tom Kaster were members of the Saint John’s University class of 2009.

Gustavus Women in Leadership Celebrates 10th annual conference
For a decade, Gustavus Adolphus College's Women in Leadership Conference has connected current students with powerful speakers and mentors who empower women.

The Playwrights' Center and Augsburg announce new education partnership
Through online courses, Augsburg University students will connect with peers nationwide and will be taught by leading professional playwrights who are actively working in the field.

Katies rank among top 5 in Midwest Economics Association research paper contest
St. Catherine University students Isabel Pastoor ’20 and Elizabeth Kula ’19 received honorable mentions for papers they wrote last fall in their Econometrics class taught by Professor Kristine West, PhD.

St. Olaf to offer engineering concentration
Beginning this fall, St. Olaf College will offer a new concentration in engineering studies.