Archive for March, 2021

Faculty Spotlight: Jill Locke

Jill Locke (Political Science) was interviewed for a KEYC News story about the U.S. House of Representatives passing the Violence Against Women Act.

Faculty Spotlight: Tom LoFaro and Jeff Ford

Tom LoFaro and Jeff Ford (Mathematics, Computer Science, and Statistics) had their textbook, Discovering Dynamical Systems Through Experiment and Inquiry, published by CRC Press.

Faculty Spotlight: Laura Triplett

Laura Triplett (Geology) was quoted in a Mankato Free Press article discussing her research with students in the 7 Mile Creek watershed.

Faculty Spotlight: Tom LoFaro

Tom LoFaro (Mathematics, Computer Science, and Statistics) was an invited speaker at the “Little Schools Dynamical Systems Seeding Conference.” This conference, funded by the American Institute of Mathematics, brings together researchers in dynamical systems from smaller institutions to foster research and collaboration.

Faculty Spotlight: Larissa McConnell

Larissa McConnell (Theatre and Dance) will be exhibiting her fiber arts/mixed media show, “déjà vu,” at the Arts Center of Saint Peter from March 5 through April 10. The artwork includes embroidery, watercolor, acrylic paint, etc, and combines the elements using math, architecture, atmospheric perspective, science, and more.

Faculty Spotlight: Kathy Lund Dean

Kathy Lund Dean (Economics and Management) was elected a Fellow of the Management & Organizational Behavior Teaching Society, the largest and oldest experiential teaching society in the business discipline. Membership in the Fellows represents MOBTS’ highest honor. The announcement is available online.