Carleton College student Maddy Crowell ’14 (Chicago) published an article in the Christian Science Monitor, describing her experiences with the Moroccan protest movements she witnessed during her fall 2012 semester abroad.
Saint John's Abbey and University will present its highest honor — the Pax Christi Award — to the Rev. Richard Frechette on Friday, April 19, in Collegeville. A Passionist priest, physician and missionary, Frechette has been serving impoverished children and orphans for more than three decades. More information
Dr. Julie Sullivan, executive vice president and provost of the University of San Diego, will become the first woman and the first lay person to serve as president of the University of St. Thomas. She will succeed Father Dennis Dease who will retire June 30 after 22 years as president.
The 25th Annual Nobel Peace Prize Forum is March 8-10 at Augsburg College and the University of Minnesota. Hear from global leaders in business, social justice, health and more, including Nobel Laureates Muhammad Yunus, the "father of microcredit," and Tawakkol Karman, journalist and "mother of the Arab Spring."
A cohort organized through St. Olaf College's TRiO Student Support Services provides students interested in pursuing a career in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics with peer guidance and encouragement.
The cofounder of Kickstarter, Yancey Strickler, visited the Minneapolis College of Art and Design for his first public talk at a college or university. President Jay Coogan and Strickler discussed creative entrepreneurship and took questions from MCAD alumni during a nationwide conference call before the campus talk.
Bethel University has named David K. Clark as the vice president and dean of Bethel Seminary.
Nobel Peace Laureates Tawakkol Karman and Muhammad Yunus will be keynote speakers at the 2013 Nobel Peace Prize Forum, hosted by Augsburg College in partnership with the Humphrey School of Public Affairs.
A three-year grant from the National Institute of Justice will enable St.
MCAD is hosting a series of speakers on creative entrepreneurship and indie capitalism. Yancey Strickler, the co-founder of Kickstarter, will speak to students at the college on Oct. 25, and then again at 7 p.m. at the Walker Art Center. The Walker event is free and open to the public.
The Huffington Post listed Macalester College as one of the “Top 10 New Ivies” representing the next generation of excellence.