Archive for 2024

Faculty Spotlight: Aaron Banks

Aaron Banks (Health and Exercise Science) spoke and was honored at the “Minnesota Athletes Celebration” on April 8, 2024.

Faculty Spotlight: Denis Crnkovic

Denis Crnković (Modern Languages, Literatures, and Cultures, retired) recently conducted two seminars about the history, theory, and practice of letterpress printing at New Ulm’s Grand Center for Arts and Culture Cellar Press studio.

Faculty Spotlight: Carlos Mejia Suarez

Carlos Mario Mejía Suárez (Modern Languages, Literatures, and Cultures) published his novella “Antonieta de muchos nombres” [“Antonieta of Many Names”] on March 28, 2024 (Ediciones Alborismos). The novel is an imagining of Antonieta Rivas Mercado’s biography. Rivas Mercado was a Mexican writer and art promoter at the beginning of the Twentieth Century. She found herself […]

Faculty Spotlight: Marcia Bunge

Marcia Bunge (Religion) gave several presentations this semester on her child-related research, including a plenary lecture for a national meeting of Lutheran Ethicists on “Protecting Children” (hosted by the ELCA and held in Chicago) and a virtual lecture for a course on “The Wellbeing of the Child: Promotion, Protection, Rights” offered at the University of […]

Faculty Spotlight: Lisa Heldke

Lisa Heldke (Philosophy) delivered a lecture as part of the Imtiaz Moosa Memorial Philosophy and Ethics Speaker Series at the University of Wisconsin, River Falls. Her talk was entitled, “Stuck on You: Ethics in the Age of Parasites.”

Faculty Spotlight: Hayley Russell

Hayley Russell (Health and Exercise Science) is serving as a Sport and Exercise Psychology “Motion Expert” for Twin Cities in Motion (TCM) this year. Motion Experts are a team of credentialed professionals from a variety of health and fitness related disciplines who share evidence-based information in the TCM newsletter. You can find more information and […]

Faculty Spotlight: Joshua Brown

Joshua Brown (Philosophy) and Nathan Wildman (Tilburg University) published a paper “The Necessity of Naturalness,” in the journal Erkenntnis.

Faculty Spotlight: Lisa Heldke

Lisa Heldke (Philosophy) presented an invited session with her collaborator, Cynthia Belliveau of the University of Vermont, at the Society for the Advancement of American Philosophy conference in Boston. The title of their session was, “The John Dewey Kitchen Institute: Recipes, Problems, Inquiry and Democracy.”

Faculty Spotlight: Dario Sanchez-Gonzalez

Darío Sánchez-González (Modern Languages, Literatures, and Cultures) recently taught a class in Shana Komitee’s course “Vibrant Legacies in Theater” at the Juilliard School in New York City. The class, “Federico García Lorca: Half a Loaf of Bread and a Book in a Wooden Basket,” focused on the Spanish poet and playwright’s views on artistic inspiration […]

Faculty Spotlight: Severine Bates

Séverine Bates (Modern Languages, Literatures, and Cultures) and Brianne Twaddle (Technology Services) co-presented at the annual Minnesota College Personnel Association conference in early March. This year’s conference theme was anti-racism, Inclusion, and belonging in higher ed, and they presented on “Employee Resource Groups in Higher Education,” with a focus on the BIPOC and accomplices Employee […]