March, 2019

stthomas-enzovinholi-caption.jpg

St. Thomas launches awareness campaign
The University of St. Thomas has launched a new television, radio and social media awareness campaign that features stories of enterprising students.

Saint Ben’s a top producing school for Fulbright awards
For fourth time in five years, the College of Saint Benedict is recognized for achievement and tied for 33rd among bachelor’s institutions with five women winning Fulbright student awards for 2018-19.

Saint John’s Columba Stewart named Phi Beta Kappa Visiting Scholar
Fr. Columba Stewart, OSB, professor of theology at Saint John’s University’s School of Theology and Seminary was recently named a Phi Beta Kappa Society Visiting Scholar for 2019-20.

St. Olaf opens new, high-tech space for nursing program
The St. Olaf College Nursing Department’s new 5,500 square foot facility features two simulation labs, a simulation control room and a multi-bed skills lab.

carleton-foodrecoveryinitiative-caption.jpg

Carleton's Food Recovery Network expands impact on the community
Carleton College volunteers recovered over 22,000 pounds of food from local businesses and Carleton’s dining halls in fall 2018.

Fred Swaniker is building the university of the future
The Macalester College alum is the founder and CEO of African Leadership University, listed by Fast Company as one of "The World's 50 Most Innovative Companies."

St. Scholastica grad students educate the public on heart health
Graduate students from The College of St. Scholastica’s Exercise Physiology master's program represented the College during the regional “Go Red for Women” heart health awareness conference.

CSP marketing students compete in National Grocers Association competition
Five Concordia University, St. Paul marketing seniors recently competed in the National Grocers Association (NGA) student marketing competition at the NGA national conference held in San Diego.

MCAD announces the first annual arts entrepreneurship competition
On April 5 the Minneapolis College of Art and Design will hold PITCHFEST, where current undergraduates combine creativity, professional practice and the entrepreneurial spirit.

smu-hendricksonforum2019-caption.jpg

Cokie Roberts to keynote Saint Mary's Hendrickson Forum
New York Times Bestselling Author and Political Commentator Cokie Roberts will give the keynote address April 16 at Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota’s Hendrickson Forum.

Mock trial team sees first tournament success
Bethany Lutheran College’s newly formed mock trial team travelled to Wheaton, Ill. in February to complete at the America Mock Trial Association regional meet.

Student documentary explores intersection of faith and the environment
Gustavus Adolphus College senior Alex Theship-Rosales uses spirituality as a vehicle to encourage environmental responsibility in his new documentary, To Walk Alongside.

Augsburg wrestling wins 13th NCAA Division III National Championship
Augsburg University's wrestling team claimed a 64-point victory at the NCAA Division III National Championships in Roanoke, Virginia, going 4 for 4 in individual national title matches.