Dolence, Hansen, and Zepper present at the Minnesota Humanities Center

Professor Travis Dolence (Library), Dr. T.J. Hansen (Economics), and Professor Kevin Zepper (English) presented at the Minnesota Writing and English Conference on April 7th at The Minnesota Humanities Center in St. Paul, Minnesota. The conference topic was “Changing the Narrative: Empowering Stories.” Their presentation, “Nature and Creative Writing: The Finding Refuge Project,” was a roundtable discussion regarding their project, creating […]

Minnesota Innovation Grant Awardees Present at State Conference

On April 7th, Professors Alex Fogarty (School of Media Arts & Design) and Kevin Zepper (English) presented at the Minnesota Innovation Grant Virtual Conference. They were joined by Kelly Blackledge, Ranger at Tamarac National Wildlife Refuge. Their presentation to Innovation Grant attendees, outlined their 20k grant project, “Finding Refuge.” In addition to Blackledge, Fogarty, and Zepper, the grant committee members […]

Undergraduate Economic Review recognizes MSUM Economics student’s research

Adam Schutt, a May 2019 MSUM Economics graduate, was recently notified that his undergraduate research was selected for publication in Undergraduate Economic Review. This publication marks the seventh time since 2005 that this journal has published undergraduate research from the MSUM Economics program. Schutt developed the paper, “Sanctuary Cities and Their Respective Effect on Crime Rates,” while working with Drs. […]

Faculty awarded $19,561 for ‘Shark Tank’ Presentation

MSUM faculty were awarded $19,561 (full funding) for their Minnesota Innovation Grant “Shark Tank” Presentation, “Finding Refuge: Using GIS Technology to unite natural, historical, cultural, and creative experiences in the Tamarac National Wildlife Refuge.” The Finding Refuge grant committee includes: Professor Travis Dolence (Distance Learning/Web Librarian), Professor Alex Fogarty (Graphic Communications), Professor Tonya “TJ” Hansen (Economics), Dr. David Kramer (Technical […]

MSUM Economics program participates in National Association for Business Economics Conference

MSUM students (Zain Afsheen, Heriberto Diaz, Sarocha Promsombat, McKenna Togstad, and Rebecca Weir) joined Economics faculty members T. J. Hansen and Gregory Stutes in attending the National Association for Business Economics (NABE) Conference in Denver, CO from October 6-8, 2019. Highlights of the conference included a presentation by Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell, and multiple sessions featuring leaders from private […]