2019-20 Matthias Wahlstrom Lecture

Please join us Tuesday, April 28, 2020, at 4:30-5:30 p.m. in Beck Hall 101 for the sixth annual Matthias Wahlstrom Lecture. Paschal Kyoore, Professor of Modern Languages, Literatures, and Cultures, will present his talk entitled “Challenging the ‘Center’ in Liberal Arts Education in the USA.” President Rebecca Bergman will introduce Kyoore, and refreshments will be […]

Faculty Spotlight: Jill Locke

Jill Locke (Political Science) guest lectured in a Contemporary Political Theory class and presented a seminar paper, “Why Don’t Political Scientists Like Children?,” to faculty and students at Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM) in Mexico City on February 5, 2020.

Faculty Spotlight: Hayley Russell

Hayley Russell (Health and Exercise Science) recently gave an invited presentation, “Psychosocial Aspects of Athletic Training,” at the Minnesota Athletic Training Association Student Symposium at Minnesota State University, Mankato.

Faculty Spotlight: Larissa McConnell

Larissa McConnell (Theatre and Dance) has a solo exhibition, “Graftworks,” which showcases her fiber art at the Arts Center of Saint Peter March 6-28. A reception will be held March 7 from 3-5 p.m.

Faculty Spotlight: Julie Bartley

Julie Bartley (Geology) published a paper in Astrobiology with Madison Adams ’19 and 13 additional colleagues titled “Is a Linear or a Walkabout Protocol More Efficient When Using a Rover to Choose Biologically Relevant Samples in a Small Region of Interest?” The article reports that rover-driven science on other planets produces a better sample set […]

Faculty Spotlight: Barbara Fister

Barbara Fister (Library, Emerita) was on an hourlong Minnesota Public Radio segment covering information literacy, disinformation/misinformation, and “fake news” as it pertains to high school and college students.

Faculty Spotlight: Hayley Russell and Lucie Holmgreen

Hayley Russell (Health and Exercise Science) and Lucie Holmgreen (Psychological Science) presented a webinar on student-athlete and coach mental health to Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference coaches.

Faculty Spotlight: Yurie Hong

Yurie Hong (Greek, Latin, and Classical Studies) has been named a winner of the Mankato YWCA Woman of Distinction Award. The official award ceremony will take place Thursday, April 2, 2020.

Faculty Spotlight: Marta Podemska-Mikluch

Marta Podemska-Mikluch (Economics and Management) had a paper, “Minimum Wage and Employment Growth,” accepted for publication in International Advances in Economic Research. This paper was co-authored with Shaun Gilyard ’19, who is now pursuing a PhD in economics at West Virginia University. Their research was made possible by a Presidential Student-Faculty Collaboration Grant awarded for […]

Faculty Spotlight: Kathleen Keller

Kathleen Keller (History) presented a paper titled “From Prince to Marabout and Traitor: Mamadou Kane” as part of a panel on global biography in the French Empire at the annual meeting of the American Historical Association in New York City.