‘Faculty Activities’ Category


Faculty Activities


Kathy Lund Dean (Economics and Management)

An article by Kathy Lund Dean and her co-author Charles Fornaciari (LaSalle University) was featured in Sage Publications’ annual free access promotion for November and December, for the top cited, downloaded, and accessed articles of the year. Published in 2014, the article, “The 21st century syllabus: From pedagogy to andragogy” was among the most cited […]

Jeff Jenson (Library)

Jeff Jenson served on the Planning Committee for the 5th Annual Minnesota Archives Symposium held on the campus of the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities. This year’s topic was “Archives in Conversation.” Jenson co-founded this symposium during his time on the TCART Executive Board. The event offers educational and networking opportunities for archivists, librarians, records […]

Masayoshi Ishikawa (Music)

Masayoshi Ishikawa received an artist-in-residency from the Nebraska City Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts. During the two-week residency in January, Ishikawa is hoping to complete two Stevie Wonder recompositions that he worked on while completing his doctoral degree at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

Kristen Lowe (Art and Art History)

Kristen Lowe will have her feature-length documentary, Painting the Place Between, air on TPT MN. For more information, visit the Gustie Newswire article.

Thia Cooper (Religion)

Thia Cooper gave the keynote address in Leuven, Belgium, at the Omnes Gentes Conference on Religion, Development and Liberation, at the Catholic University of Leuven. Her talk was titled: Rethinking Development and Liberation for the 21st Century.

Maria Isabel Kalbermatten (Modern Languages, Literatures, and Cultures)

Maria Isabel Kalbermatten published an article “Humor político y manipulación en dos diarios argentinos” in Os sentidos do humor: Posibilidades do analice do comico (Portuguese Edition). The article is an analysis of the relationship between political humor and manipulation in two of the most influential newspapers of Argentina. Through a Critical Discourse Analysis, it is […]

Lisa Heldke (Philosophy)

Lisa Heldke served as the Distinguished Speaker for the Society for the Anthropology of Food and Nutrition meeting, held in conjunction with the annual American Anthropological Association conference held in Minneapolis. Her talk, on November 21, was entitled “It’s Chomping All the Way Down: Guts, Dirt and Fundamental(ish) Metaphysical Categories.” No one threw up.

Rebecca Fremo (English)

Rebecca Fremo published an essay, “Bring Out Your Dead,” in the Mud Season Review (Issue #25).

Kathy Lund Dean (Economics and Management)

Kathy Lund Dean facilitated an intensive masters course entitled “Fostering ethics and ethical decision-making in your organization: Tools and trends for the future” in the executive MBA program at the University of Canterbury, New Zealand. The course was part of Canterbury’s Master Courses offerings for the eMBAs and details outcomes from her longitudinal ethical decision-making […]

Lisa Heldke (Philosophy)

Lisa Heldke was the featured speaker at Macalester College’s observation of World Philosophy Day, an annual event created by UNESCO to recognize the value of philosophy in the contemporary world. Her talk was entitled “We’re All Parasites: Eating, Guts, and Fundamental Metaphysical Categories. Astonishingly, despite the title, refreshments were still enjoyed by the audience.