Faculty Spotlight: Lisa Ortmann

Lisa Ortmann (Education) has published new research co-authored with Sydney Stumme-Berg ’22 in the Journal of Adolescent and Adult Literacy (JAAL).

Faculty Spotlight: Doug Huff

Doug Huff (Philosophy, retired) has had his play, Emil’s Enemies, published in a German. The German translation was done by the Dietrich Bonhoeffer scholar Bernd Wannenwetsch. For readers of German, the German title is, Dietrich Bonhoeffer: Ein Lehrstuck vom Widerstand in zwei Akten.

Faculty Spotlight: Severine Bates

Séverine Bates (Modern Languages, Literatures, and Cultures) presented her paper “The Elephant in the Room: Blackness and the Double Bind of Representation in Tahar Ben Jelloun’s Le Mariage de plaisir,” at the Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) conference in Portland, Oregon.

Faculty Spotlight: Larissa McConnell

Larissa McConnell (Theatre and Dance) participated in the Second Annual Saint Peter Art Stroll on November 11-12.

Faculty Spotlight: Elizabeth Baer

Elizabeth Baer (English, retired) was invited to present a talk at the Pacific Lutheran University Powell-Heller Conference in October. The theme of the conference was “Africa and the Holocaust,” and Baer presented new research on the links between sexual violence in the Herero genocide and in the Nazi Holocaust.

Faculty Spotlight: Lauren Hecht

Lauren Hecht (Psychological Science) presented a poster “‘On Your Left’: Bicyclists’ Commands Impact Receivers’ Responses,” co-authored by Jacob Christenson ’21, at the Association of Applied Sport Psychology Conference in Orlando, FL.

Intersections: Number 58 (Fall 2023)

Intersections is the biannual publication by the Network of ELCA Colleges and Universities (NECU). Each issue reflects on faith, learning, and teaching within Lutheran higher education, especially as these intersect with contemporary challenges, opportunities, and initiatives. The legacy and continuing practice of Lutheran reforms related to education include expanding access, opportunity, and inclusion across all […]

Faculty Spotlight: Jeff Jenson

Jeff A. Jenson (Library) was an invited speaker at the Swedish Genealogical Society of Minnesota’s annual Fall Conference. The event was held on October 14 at the Minnesota Genealogical Society in Mendota Heights.

Faculty Spotlight: Hayley Russell

Hayley Russell (Health and Exercise Science) presented a paper “Perceived psychosocial implications of Strava use in competitive runners,” co-authored by Charlie Potts (Dean of Students), Megan King ’23, and Evelyn Villalobos ’24 at the Association of Applied Sport Psychology Conference in Orlando, FL.

Faculty Spotlight: Yumiko Oshima-Ryan

Yumiko Oshima-Ryan (Music) was selected to perform at The Sixty-Sixth National Conference of The College Music Society in Miami, Florida. She performed “Techno Etude II (2020), three movements of solo piano work by Karen Tanaka (b. 1961 – ), at the Showcase Performance III on Saturday, October 28th, Miami Marriott Dadeland.