Summer 2017 recent campus news
Augsburg becomes 'Augsburg University' effective September 1
The change reflects the reality that Augsburg College already offers nine graduate degree programs in addition to its more than 50 undergraduate degree programs.
NYC journalist and professor headlines first journalism symposium
During a Bethel University journalism symposium, former Wall Street Journal writer Paul Glader addressed media literacy and journalism ethics amidst alternative facts and fake news.
Carleton's alumni summit, student contest highlight entrepreneurial ventures
Carleton College’s recent “Entrepreneurs’ Summit” combines alumni mentoring to help burgeoning ideas, nine student teams vie for two $10,000 grants.
Pi Mu Epsilon undergraduate math research conference held at Saint Ben’s/Saint John’s
The College of Saint Benedict and Saint John’s University hosted its 38th annual conference for students from Minnesota, western Wisconsin and eastern North and South Dakota.
St. Scholastica leads in math teacher development
Faculty members at The College of St. Scholastica are reaching out to help elementary and middle school math teachers excel in the classroom.
Concordia receives NSF grant
Concordia College (Moorhead) received a $960,000 grant from the National Science Foundation through the Scholarships in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics program.
Gustavus junior wins Goldwater, prepares for summer research at Harvard
Gustavus Adolphus College biochemistry and mathematics major Katie Aney was recently named a Barry M. Goldwater Scholar and will research at Harvard through the Amgen Scholars Program this summer.
Hamline receives nearly $1 million grant for science teacher education
Hamline University’s Center for Global Environmental Education was awarded a second grant of $457,000 from the Minnesota Department of Education to continue innovate science teacher training.
Macalester alumna named WCCO-TV Excellent Educator
Macalester College grad Eliza Rasheed uses the theater program at Linwood Monroe Arts Plus Upper Campus to teach students how to deal with injustice.
Saint Mary’s announces Mayo Clinic collaboration, $5 million gift, expansion in Rochester
Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota is collaborating with Mayo Clinic on a new physician assistant program. A related $5 million gift will bring about a Rochester expansion.
St. Catherine students earn national recognition for research project
Three St. Catherine University students will present their collaborative research project at “Posters on the Hill” in Washington, D.C.
Moonlight writer says St. Olaf Choir song ‘shaped his life’
Moonlight writer Tarell Alvin McCraney tells Out Magazine that the St. Olaf Choir’s performance of “City Called Heaven” is among 10 songs that shaped his life.
University of St. Thomas School of Engineering adds civil engineering major
The new program will make the University of St. Thomas the only private school in Minnesota offering a B.S. in civil engineering.
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