Academic News

The Science of Skeptics and Spirits

Professors Greg Robinson-Riegler and Britain Scott have parlayed their interest in the paranormal into research and a J-Term class on the psychology behind it.
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Professional Notes for Nov. 1, 2016

This edition of Professional Notes includes faculty Candace Chou, Justin Donato, Bruce Gleason, J. Thomas Ippoliti, Loren Langan, Shersten Johnson, Teresa Rothausen, Deborah Savage, Sister Katarina Schuth, Christian Washburn and Victoria Young; Father Jan Michael Joncas, Artist in Residence and Research Fellow in Catholic Studies; Professor Emeritus of English Thomas Dillon Redshaw; Professor Emeritus of Geography Robert Werner; staff members Drew Puroway and Ea Porter; students Nicole Daly, Tamara Gray, Alex Haag, Bridget McGivern, Jackie Milbrandt, Clare Monardo, Michael Simeon and Mark Ward; and alumni Zach Henseler and Daphne Welter.
Ande Nesmith and Emily Titus

How Well Does Minnesota Welcome Refugees?

Emily Titus '16, with the help of associate professor Ande Nesmith and a Collaborative Inquiry Grant, set out to find an answer. She outlined the barriers for refugees and how they can be overcome.
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Students Prep for “Tommie Tank”

Professor Jay Ebben’s Entrepreneurial Finance class will be thrown to the sharks on Oct. 11 and Oct. 13 as they face a panel of investors in Schulze Hall, recreating their own version of the TV show “Shark Tank...