‘Faculty Activities’ Category


Faculty Activities


Faculty Spotlight: Dwight Stoll (Chemistry)

Dwight Stoll recently presented a webinar titled “COVID-19 — Longer-Term Shutdown & Startup Considerations in the Chromatography Laboratory.” Many laboratory scientists have been confronted with the need to rapidly shut down their laboratories for several weeks or months. This is a task most scientists have never encountered before, thus this has precipitated many practical questions. […]

Faculty Spotlight:  Pamela Conners (Communication Studies)

Pamela Conners has been recognized with the Minnesota Campus Compact Presidents’ Civic Engagement Award, which is presented to a faculty or staff member who has significantly advanced their campus’ distinctive civic mission by forming strong partnerships, supporting others’ civic and community engagement, and working to institutionalize a culture and practice of engagement.

Faculty Spotlight: Hayley Russell (Health and Exercise Science)

Hayley Russell published an article, “Anxiety may be a risk factor for experiencing gastrointestinal symptoms during endurance races: an observational study,” in the European Journal of Sport Science. Russell also published an article, “Improving the understanding of fear of re-injury after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction,” in The Orthopaedic Journal of Sports Medicine with colleagues from TRIA Orthopaedics.

Faculty Spotlight: Lynnea Myers (Nursing)

Lynnea Myers recently published an article on a rare genetic duplication syndrome discovered in seven individuals worldwide in Molecular Genetics & Genomic Medicine in January 2020. The article is titled “Variable neurodevelopmental and morphological phenotypes of carriers with 12q12 duplications.”

Faculty Spotlight: Jessica Stadick (Nursing)

Jessica Stadick had an article published in the Journal of Interprofessional Education & Practice. The article, titled “The relationship between health care professional’s attitudes towards teamwork and their interprofessional collaborative competencies,” describes the quantitative results of a mixed methods study.

Faculty Spotlight: Amanda Nienow (Chemistry)

Amanda Nienow, along with Gustavus students, hosted the second annual Chemistry Night on Thursday, February 20, 2020. There were 27 high school students from the region who were joined by 20 Gustie science majors who helped them explore the stability of natural food dyes extracted from spinach, beets, red cabbage, and turmeric. Food science graduate […]

Faculty Spotlight: Yuta Kawarasaki (Biology)

Yuta Kawarasaki contributed to an invited review article titled “Rapid cold hardening: ecological relevance, physiological mechanisms and new perspectives” with co-authors. The article was published in Journal of Experimental Biology.

Faculty Spotlight: Julie Gilbert (Library)

Julie Gilbert published Daisy and the Deadly Flu: A 1918 Influenza Survival Story. The middle-grade novel is part of the Girls Survive series from Stone Arch Books. The novel focuses on the influenza pandemic’s real-life impact on southern Minnesota, especially the community of New Ulm.

Faculty Spotlight: Jill Locke

Jill Locke (Political Science) guest lectured in a Contemporary Political Theory class and presented a seminar paper, “Why Don’t Political Scientists Like Children?,” to faculty and students at Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM) in Mexico City on February 5, 2020.

Faculty Spotlight: Hayley Russell

Hayley Russell (Health and Exercise Science) recently gave an invited presentation, “Psychosocial Aspects of Athletic Training,” at the Minnesota Athletic Training Association Student Symposium at Minnesota State University, Mankato.