The Constitutional right to Associate and its implications: Historical Overview and Panel Discussion

Monday, Sept. 17 | 3:30-5 p.m. | CMU 200C Sean Taylor from History will provide a historical overview of the constitutional right to associate. Following that a panel will discuss the implications (e.g. formation of labor unions etc.) of the right to associate for organized labor. The panelists are: Paul Harris, Jean Hannig, Teresa Joppa (attorney for AFSCME), Patrice Arseneault (attorney […]

Business tycoon subject of lecture on MSUM campus

Historian and Pulitzer prize-winning author T. J. Stiles tells the story of Cornelius Vanderbilt in a lecture in the Science Lab Lecture Hall on the MSUM campus Wednesday, Feb. 6, at 7 p.m. The lecture is titled “One Man’s Empire in Every Man’s Republic: How Cornelius Vanderbilt Helped Create Big Business—and Start an Argument We’re Still Having Today.” Vanderbilt, whose […]

Sean Taylor presented at conference in Norway

Sean Taylor, History, presented at a conference Oct. 29 in Dramen, Norway. His topic, “Critical thinking in the classroom, a lost art in American schools,” was presented at Contemporary Challenges in the US and the UK: The American Studies Association of Norway and British Politics Society. Taylor is in Norway this year as a Fulbright scholar, teaching American history to […]

Sean Taylor named Fulbright Scholar

History professor Sean Taylor, Fergus Falls, Minn., heads for Norway in August to study and teach for 10 months as a Fulbright scholar. The award covers all expenses and provides a stipend. Taylor will teach American history to Norwegian college students at the University of Agder in Kristiansand. He speaks fluent Norwegian (most Fulbright scholars do not speak the language […]