Theology and Video Games

Old Testament, New World

A professor and a student use video games as a tool for better understanding abstract biblical ideas.

Studying Selfie Culture

Shannon Twiss '17 researched how participating in "selfie culture" played into young women's understanding of their own identities.

Class of ’17 in the Spotlight

In the ranks of seniors graduating this weekend, we have students who earned the Chief’s Award from the City of St. Paul for helping a woman in distress in 2014, a student who served as an ambassador on a Minnesota trade mission to Mexico, and students who have done research on everything from political cynicism to drying breadfruit. Read a roundup of the stories the Newsroom has written about Class of 2017 students since they arrived on campus.

Five Observations: Nina Totenberg

Award-winning National Public Radio legal affairs correspondent Nina Totenberg spoke to a full crowd in O'Shaughnessy Educational Center auditorium as this year's Women History Month speaker.
Chris Santiago

English Professor Takes Top Prize in Poetry Contest

Assistant professor of English Christopher Santiago won the 2016 Lindquist & Vennum Prize for Poetry. His book, Tula,, which focuses on his experience as the son of immigrants, will be published by Milkweed Editions in December.
Blake Rondeau

A Voice for Veterans

Blake Rondeau ’16, a veteran himself, has dedicated his education and career to helping veterans. Most recently, that included acting as a discussion leader as part of the Minnesota Humanities Center's Echoes of War program.