‘Faculty Activities’ Category


Faculty Activities


Michael Hvidsten (Mathematics, Computer Science, and Statistics)

Michael Hvidsten is the author of Exploring Geometry, the second edition of which was recently published by CRC Press. This textbook covers Euclidean and Non-Euclidean Geometry.

Maddalena Marinari (History)

Maddalena Marinari recently collaborated with immigration scholars across the country to place the executive order on the immigration ban in its historical context for Public Radio International.

Michael Jorgensen (Music)

Michael Jorgensen was interviewed and performed the music of Norwegian-American composer Theodora Cormontan on a segment of “Off 90,” a program produced by public television station KSMQ. The program aired on February 2 and 4, 2017, and has also been posted on YouTube.

Kathi Tunheim (Economics and Management)

Kathi Tunheim gave two invited seminars recently. The first was to ELCA Southwest Synod church leaders with Rev. Dr. Bill Nelson, “Strategic Visioning: Energizing and Mobilizing your Congregation,” on January 21, 2017. The second was to 40 high-potential women leaders at Federated Insurance in Owatonna on February 8, 2017 entitled, “Women in Leadership: Work/Life Balance […]

Karl Larson (Health and Exercise Science)

Karl Larson presented a paper titled “Mental Processes in Learning Stress Management Techniques” at the 8th Annual International Conference on the Health Risks of Youth in Cancun, Mexico on January 4.

Kathleen Keller (History)

Kathleen Keller (History) was awarded a $6,000 grant for summer research in France from the American Philosophical Society Franklin Grant.

Dwight Stoll (Chemistry) Gives Invited Seminar at Iowa State University

Associate Professor of Chemistry Dwight Stoll gave an invited seminar at Iowa State University Department of Chemistry on January 27, 2017. The presentation, entitled “At the heart of the matter – Virtues, challenges, and progress associated with the interface in two-dimensional liquid chromatography”, featured research results from the work of Gusties Ray Sajulga (’17), Carston […]

Maddalena Marinari (History)

Maddalena Marinari was a leading organizer of a University of Minnesota Immigration History Research Center project called #ImmigrationSyllabus. The educational resource helps the public understand the deep historical roots of today’s immigration debates by providing historical context on immigration reform, integration, and citizenship.

Chad Winterfeldt (Chaplains’ Office and Music)

Chad Winterfeldt will co-lead a workshop, “Leading Congregational Song,” with Lutheran musicians Jay Beech and Mary Preuss in Aberdeen, South Dakota at Zion Lutheran Church. This event is produced by the Center for Worship and Music Studies. In addition, Winterfeldt will lead worship as organist at Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Aberdeen for its two services […]

Denis Crnkovi? (Modern Languages, Literatures, and Cultures)

Denis Crnkovi? presented a paper, “Edith Sodergran’s ‘Silently, Silently, Silently:’ Looking for the Feminine in Terrorism – a Slavist’s View” for the CLCS Nordic section forum, “Modernist Poetry and Poetics in the North,” at the 2017 Modern Language Association Annual Convention in Philadelphia.