February, 2019

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Is this the new era of classroom learning?
A new app created at Carleton College uses augmented reality to change the way biology students see one of the most important molecules in our body.

Bethel's Society of Physics Students receives national Blake Lilly Prize
Bethel University’s Society of Physics Students chapter was recognized by the national organization for exemplary science outreach efforts in the community.

MCAD alum to paint Governor Dayton's official portrait
Minneapolis College of Art and Design alum Paul Oxborough, an internationally recognized portrait artist, was selected to paint Governor Mark Dayton's official portrait.

Hendershot exhibit to feature work from Saint Ben’s/Saint John’s art professor
Many themes will be on display during exhibit celebrating nearly 50 years of teaching and making art at the College of Saint Benedict and Saint John’s University.

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St. Thomas recognized as Military Friendly School
The University of St. Thomas has been recognized as a Military Friendly School for the second straight year by the Military Friendly survey.

St. Olaf researchers study snow for clues on climate change
Minnesotans know snow. At St. Olaf College, researchers are taking it one step further — by probing the physics of snow for clues on climate change.

Hamline students went around the world for J-Term
From Jamaica to Germany, Hamline University students traveled all over the world through the wonderful J-Term study abroad option.

Minnesota First Lady to support Augsburg government relations, public service
Gwen Walz has joined Augsburg University as an independent contractor, serving as Special Assistant to the President for Strategic Partnerships and as a Fellow in the Sabo Center for Democracy and Citizenship.

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St. Kate's receives legacy grant from GHR Foundation
St. Catherine University received a $5 million grant from the GHR Foundation to fund a new and scalable clinical education model in the Henrietta Schmoll School of Health.

Spring enrollment growth continues at CSP
Concordia University, St. Paul’s spring enrollment grew nearly 4 percent compared to the same time last year, marking the 13th consecutive spring semester CSP has posted enrollment growth.

Macalester English professor’s new book creates lots of interest, including this profile in The New York Times
Macalester College professor Marlon James’ Black Leopard, Red Wolf is his first novel since winning the Man Booker Prize.

January class explores intersection of culture, the self, and agriculture
Students at Gustavus Adolphus College learned inside and outside the classroom in a unique January Interim Experience course taught by a local organic farmer.

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Ancient bookmaking techniques come to life at St. Scholastica event
As part of its year hosting the Saint John's Bible, The College of St. Scholastica held a workshop featuring ancient bookmaking techniques, including calligraphy and gilding.

Saint Mary's student assists with social media for X Games
Seventeen Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota business students had the unique opportunity to be part of the 2019 Winter X Games Student Work Program.