Professional Notes

Dr. Michael Andregg, College of Arts and Sciences (Justice and Peace Studies Program) will present a paper, “The Birth of Professional Ethos: Some Comparisons Among Medicine, Law and Intelligence,” at the third-annual conference of the International Society for Intelligence Ethics on Friday, Feb. 22, at the Johns Hopkins University. Andregg has been involved with this society since its inception and is a member of a separate, 40-member working group that is trying to develop “mission ethics” that could be used by operatives throughout the U.S. intelligence community.  

Randy Knoche, College of Arts and Sciences (Mathematics Department), has coached the St. Paul Central High School Science Bowl team for the past eight years. His team won the regional Science Bowl competition Jan. 25 at Macalester College. Their prizes included a trophy, $1,000 for Central’s science department and an all-expenses-paid, six-day trip to the National Science Bowl competition in May in Washington, D.C.

Dr. Pamela Nice, Center for Faculty Development, was awarded an Artist Initiative Grant by the Minnesota State Arts Board to make a film, "Desert in the Coffeehouse," which will interview patrons of Twin Cities coffeehouses about their knowledge of U.S. involvement in the Middle East.