MSUM faculty developing case study on wolf hunt in Minnesota

Shawn Garrett, Chemistry; Teresa Shume, Biosciences and Teaching and Learning; Steve Lindaas, Physics and Astronomy; and Alison Wallace, Biosciences and Faculty Development Coordinator; attended the SESYNC course “Teaching Socio-Environmental Synthesis with Case Studies” July 23-26. The team from MSUM is developing a case study on the wolf hunt in Minnesota to be used in a variety of courses. They are […]

New license key (password) for Respondus

INSTRUCTORS: As of August 1, 2013 a new license key (password) will become effective for our Respondus license. You will be unable to use Respondus after July 31 without the new key. If you currently use Respondus, email to request the new key. Please contact Instructional Technology Services at or call 218.477.2603 if you have questions.

Steve Lindaas attended AAPT meeting

Steve Lindaas, Physics and Astronomy, attended the summer meeting of the American Association of Physics Teachers (AAPT) July 14–17. He organized and led the Physics and Society topical discussion session, presided over a session on Labs and Activities for Sustainability and a panel on Teaching Controversial Topics. As chair of the Committee on Science Education for the Public he is […]

John Buncher attended FPGA Exercises in the Advanced Lab

John Buncher, Physics and Astronomy, attended the “FPGA Exercises in the Advanced Lab” ALPhA immersion July 24-26 at the University of Minnesota. Field Programmable Gate Arrays are flexible microprocessor devices that are ubiquitous in industry. The Advanced Laboratory Physics Association is affiliated with the American Association of Physics Teachers (AAPT) and runs advanced laboratory sessions to help departments update their […]