Archive for March, 2023

Faculty Spotlight: Yurie Hong

Yurie Hong (Greek, Latin, and Classical Studies) and Ellie Hartmann ’23 participated in the National Humanities Alliance’s annual meeting and Advocacy Day in Washington DC. They attended the humanities conference and joined the five-person Minnesota delegation to advocate for increased Congressional support for the National Endowment for the Humanities, Title VI and the Fulbright-Hayes program, […]

Faculty Spotlight: Sara Conrad

Sara Conrad (Sociology/Anthropology) presented her paper “What Does It Mean to be a Caregiver? Tibetan Women’s Views from the Exile Community of Minnesota,” at the annual conference for the Association for Asian Studies (AAS) in Boston on March 18, 2023.

Faculty Spotlight: Kjerstin Moody

Kjerstin Moody (Scandinavian Studies) had her scholarly article “Situating Lukas Moodysson’s Vad gör jag här” included in a book of interviews and essays, part of the box set of six of Swedish filmmaker Lukas Moodysson’s films. The article was originally published in 2014 as part of a special edition on Moodysson’s work as a filmmaker […]

Faculty Spotlight: Jill Patterson

Jill Patterson (Theatre and Dance) and Abbie Doran ’23, Have Been Invited… to present “Veneer”—choreographed by Jill and performed by Abbie—at the National American College Dance Association (NCDA) Festival Gala Performance at the Carpenter Performing Arts Center, California State University, Long Beach on May 26-28. This was one of three dances from the Gala (out […]

Faculty Spotlight: Marcia Bunge

Marcia Bunge (Religion) co-edited a new book… “So That All May Flourish: The Aims of Lutheran Higher Education (Fortress, 2023),” with Jason A. Mahn (Augustana College) and Martha E. Stortz (Augsburg University). The volume explores the core values, distinctive strengths, and contemporary challenges of the 27 institutions in the Network of ELCA Colleges and Universities […]

Faculty Spotlight: Yurie Hong

Yurie Hong (Greek, Latin, and Classical Studies) delivered an invited lecture on March 16 at the University of Victoria, “Between Appreciation and Complicity: The Homeric Hymn to Demeter, Octavia Butler’s Kindred, and a Korean-American Take on Rape and Family History.” She also gave a brief presentation, “When the Personal is Professional: Scholarship and Marginalized Identities,” […]

Faculty Spotlight: Dave Stamps

Dave Stamps (Music) was elected President of the International Society of Jazz Arrangers & Composers (ISJAC). He will begin as President-Elect in July 2023.

2022-23 Matthias Wahlstrom Lecture

Please join us Tuesday, April 18th, 2023, at 4:30pm in Beck Academic Hall, Room 101 for the seventh annual Matthias Wahlstrom Lecture. Pamela M Kittelson of Biology will present her talk entitled “Every new beginning comes from another beginning’s end.” President Rebecca Bergman will introduce Professor Kittelson, and refreshments will be provided for conversation after […]

Faculty Spotlight: Lisa Ortmann

Lisa Ortmann (Education) Worked with a team of teachers to publish a new 9th grade STEM curriculum to the National Science Teachers Association. The unit applies Next Generation Science Standards to engineering contexts for learning.

Faculty Spotlight: Jill Patterson

Jill Patterson (Theatre and Dance) and Abbie Doran ’23, Have been selected for the gala concert performance at the American College Dance Association Conference, North Central region! Jill’s solo, “Veneer,” was one of 11 dances chosen for the concert from among 36 adjudicated pieces submitted by attending colleges and universities. Abbie will reprise the performance […]