Archive for October, 2020

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.

Faculty Spotlight: Glenn Kranking

Glenn Kranking (History and Scandinavian Studies) was a featured participant in the webinar “Propaganda Everywhere: Teaching Propaganda Across the Disciplines,” hosted by Media Education Lab. His participation arose from his history seminar course, We Want You: Propaganda in the Modern World.

Faculty Spotlight: Lynnea Myers

Lynnea Myers (Nursing) recently co-published an article with colleagues at the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, Sweden: Becker, Martin, et al. “Presynaptic Dysfunction in CASK-Related Neurodevelopmental Disorders” in Translational Psychiatry.

Education Faculty and Students Present at the National Association for Multicultural Education Conference

Associate Professor of Education Lisa Dembouski and students Payton Buss ’21, Casey Olson ’21, Abbie Ranzau ’21, and Andrew Stumbo ’21 presented Teaching and Teacher Preparation *as* Activism for Peace and Justice at the 30th Annual (and first ever virtual) National Association for Multicultural Education (N.A.M.E.) Conference, October 9-10, 2020. Their interactive discussion shared the experiences […]

History Professor and Two Students Receive COVID-19 Research Grant

History professor Maddalena Marinari, along with professor Erika Lee of the University of Minnesota and Gustavus history majors Catherine Lim and Lillie Ortloff, have been awarded a SSRC COVID-19 Rapid Response Grant from the Social Science Research Council. Of over 1000 applicants, they are one of 62 recipients of the grants. Their project, titled “Documenting […]

Faculty Spotlight: Ian Hill

Ian Hill (Chemistry) published an article with collaborators, “Isomorphous Substitutions in Luminescent Materials Based on ScVO4”, in Materials Science and Smart Materials.

Faculty Spotlight: Lisa Ortmann

Lisa Ortmann (Education) published an article in Reading Horizons titled “The Learner Profiles of Novice Literacy Coaches” which was a multi-year and multi-institutional study of the ways new literacy coaches learn coaching discourses.