Economic Society Attends 2021 Winter Institute Economic Conference

Economic Society members, Hylarie Aka, Shrijana Chapagain, and Precious Umunna, and Co-Advisor Dr. T. J. Hansen attended the Winter Institute Economic Conference virtually on Thursday, February 4, 2021.  The event featured an Economic Outlook for Minnesota’s economy by panelists:  Dr. Laura Kalambokidis, Minnesota State Economist and Professor of Applied Economics at the University of Minnesota; Dr. Louis Johnston, Professor of […]

Economic Society attends 2020 Minnesota Economic Association Conference

Economic Society members, Alexander Peterson and Bradon Schlaefer, and Co-Advisor Dr. T. J. Hansen attended the Minnesota Economic Association Conference virtually on October 23, 2020. Dr. Lisa D. Cook, Michigan State University, delivered the keynote address, “Violence and Economic Activity: Evidence from African American Patents, 1870-1940,” and highlighted ongoing implications on economic growth and standards of living in the U.S.

Planetarium students, director present at Great Lakes Planetarium Association Annual Conference

Seven planetarium student staff and the director, Dr. Sara Schultz, presented this week for the annual GLPA conference, this year held virtually. Senior English Education major, Callie Tescher, presented on the shows she has developed based on astronomy and mythology, entitled Mythology and the Milky Way: Celebrating the Stories of the Sky in the Planetarium.Junior Chemistry major, Abigail Bormann, presented […]

Drs. LaLonde, Sadikovic, Coquyt present at OLC Innovate 2020 Virtual Conference

Dr. Courtney LaLonde, Dr. Belma Sadikovic, and Dr. Mike Coquyt (Department of Leadership and Learning) gave their presentation, Inquiring Minds Want to Know: The Value of Adding Optional Synchronous Elements into Online Asynchronous Courses on Monday, June 22. The session focused on the value of including optional synchronous elements in asynchronous classes. In traditional classroom settings, building relationships with students […]