May 2017 recent campus news
Augsburg's acclaimed StepUP Program, staff take on increased national role in reducing stigma
Augsburg College's new Executive Director for Recovery Advancement ensures U.S. students who seek to live in recovery from substance use disorders have greater opportunities for success.
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 students explore civil-rights movement’s roots on spring break trip
Eighteen Carleton College students experienced historical civil-rights sites in Ohio to Washington to Alabama. Read the students’ daily blog entries about the highly impactful experience.
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 physician assistant program earns accreditation
The College of St. Scholastica’s new physician assistant program has earned provisional accreditation, and its first cohort of 30 students will begin taking classes this fall.
Concordia College student receives Gaither Fellowship
Concordia College graduate Matthew Lillehaugen ’17 has been selected for the James C. Gaither Fellowship by the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.
CSP partners with Mitchell Hamline to offer new MBA
Mitchell Hamline School of Law will offer its health care compliance program as part of the MBA degree at Concordia University, St. Paul, under a recent agreement between the two schools.
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 professor Marlon James is one of 52 notable Minnesotans
The Macalester College professor and 2015 Man Booker Prize-winning author is a bonafide literary superstar but chooses to stay in Minnesota.
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.
St. Thomas is first in Minnesota named Changemaker Campus
The University of St. Thomas has been named a Changemaker Campus by Ashoka U, a global higher education consortium inspiring a culture of social innovation.
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