Archive for 2020

New Book for Dean Valerie Banschbach

Dean Valerie Banschbach has edited a book, Pipeline Pedagogy: Teaching about Energy and Environmental Justice Contestations, which is forthcoming from Springer Nature Publishers for 2021 release. The volume is co-edited by Jessica Rich. Banschbach also is co-author of a chapter in the book, entitled “The Pipeline Case: Cross-disciplinary Learning and Pedagogical Lessons from the Mountain […]

Faculty Spotlight: Sheng Yang

Sheng Yang (Economics and Management) was recently invited to join the Reviewer Board of the Journal of Risk and Financial Management. JRFM is an international peer-reviewed open access journal published by MDPI. It is ranked B in the 2019 ABDC Journal Quality List and has been indexed by a number of databases, including the Emerging […]

Faculty Spotlight: Yurie Hong

Yurie Hong (Greek, Latin, and Classical Studies) was the Graduate Forum invited speaker at University of Wisconsin-Madison and presented a public lecture entitled “Between Appreciation and Complicity: A Korean-American take on the Homeric Hymn to Demeter, Arranged Marriage, and Women’s Honor.” She also led a graduate workshop on transferable skills and the connections between Classics […]

Faculty Spotlight: Julie Gilbert

Julie Gilbert (Library) was interviewed twice in November on KTOE. She first spoke about her work as a librarian and later returned to discuss her forthcoming young adult novel, Cemetery Songs, which will be released on December 15, 2020.

Faculty Spotlight: Betsy Byers

Betsy Ruth Byers (Art and Art History) will receive a $10,000 grant through Kolman and Pryor Gallery’s 10th anniversary initiative called the Project Space. Byers is among a group of five artists to receive the grants, which will provide them with funds, technical support, and exhibition space needed to create important projects that will significantly […]

Faculty Spotlight: Yurie Hong

Yurie Hong (Greek, Latin, and Classical Studies) presented a talk entitled “The Long and Winding Road: Intersectional Organizing and Coalition-Building” at the Minnesota Rural Equity Summit on October 16, 2020. Hong also delivered a lecture at Augustana College entitled “Birthing Ideas in Ancient Greece and the Modern World” on October 17 as part of their […]

Intersections: Number 52 (Fall 2020)

Intersections is a publication by and largely for the academic communities of the twenty-seven institutions that comprise the Network of ELCA Colleges and Universities (NECU). Each issue reflects on the intersection of faith, learning, and teaching within Lutheran higher education. It is published by the NECU, and has its home in the Presidential Center for Faith […]

Faculty Spotlight: Laura Triplett

Laura Triplett (Geology) co-wrote an opinion piece for MinnPost discussing the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency’s handling of the proposed Line 3 project. The op-ed is available online.

Faculty Spotlight: Lynnea Myers

Lynnea Myers (Nursing), along with colleagues at Vanderbilt University and the University of Minnesota, recently published an article in the Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders titled “Family-Centered Care: How Close Do We Get When Talking to Parents of Children Undergoing Diagnosis for Autism Spectrum Disorders?”

Faculty Spotlight: Yurie Hong

Yurie Hong (Greek, Latin, and Classical Studies) was a panelist for a session entitled “Getting it White: Activism Out of the Armchair” sponsored by The Women’s Center at MSU Mankato. This panel was the third in a three-part series on fighting white supremacy both on campus and off.