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February 2024

Kelly Rae Kraemer, professor of peace studies, featured in Feb. 21 Augusta Free Press piece "Kelly Rae Kraemer: Remembering Johan Galtung, a voice for peace" This piece also ran in the Westside Gazette and Tennesse Tribune.

Jim Read, professor of political science, featured in Feb. 19 Alton Telegraph article "Insights from the Lincoln Symposium in Springfield"

The Record featured in Feb. 17 St. Joseph Newsleader article "Colleges’ newspaper wins 12 state awards"

CSB and SJU featured in Feb. 16 St. Joseph Newsleader article "‘The College Tour’ premieres at CSB art center"

Kathryn Boyer, CSB sophomore, featured in Feb. 7 Project Optimist article "Political polarization and climate change mitigation at COP28"

CSB and SJU featured on Feb. 7 WJON radio story "St. Johns and St. Bens Students Ready for TV Debut"

Derek Larson, professor of history and environmental studies, featured in Feb. 4 St. Cloud Times column "How do we prepare for climate change?"

January 2024

Strategic Communication Studies department featured on Jan. 31 WJON radio story "Name Changes at SJU/CSB Communications Department"

Dan Finn, William E. and Virginia Clemens professor of economics and the liberal arts and professor of theology, featured in Jan. 29 Our Sunday Visitor article "Is the federal budget a ‘moral document’?" This article also appeared in the Catholic Review.

Fine Arts Series Visual Arts event "The Healing Aqal" featured in Jan. 25 MinnPost article "Weekend Picks: The Great Northern Festival; Ifrah Mansour’s ‘The Healing Aqal’ gets first formal exhibit; photographer John Noltner’s book launch" 

Noreen Herzfeld, Nicholas and Bernice Reuter professor of science and religion, featured in Jan. 18 Commonweal article "AI & Personhood"

Kingshuk Mukherjee, associate professor of global business leadership, featured in Jan. 17 Star Tribune article "Edina firm plans to invest $3M in St. Cloud's Midtown Square mall"

Derek Larson, professor of history and environmental studies, featured in Jan. 8 St. Cloud Times column "The more things change, the more they stay the same"

December 2023

Brian Bruess, CSB and SJU president, featured on Dec. 25 Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal "Off the Record" podcast "Brian Bruess, Ph.D., president of the College of Saint Benedict and Saint John’s University, on creating environments for optimal growth"

The Saint John's Bible featured on Dec. 19 PBS NewsHour story "Church leader hopes hand-written and illustrated Bible can heal religious divides"

Nicholas Mertens, SJU senior, featured on Dec. 18 WJON radio story "Central Minnesota Students in Dubai to Witness Climate Change Discussions"

Finn Dolezal, SJU sophomore, featured on Dec. 14 MPR News Climate Cast story "St. John's student reflects on experience at COP28"

Jervon Sands '23 named a Rhodes Scholar Media Coverage: KARE-11 | KNSI radio | Star Tribune | Caribbean Broadcasting Corporation | The Tribune | The Nassau Guardian |The Washington Informer | St. Cloud Live | St. Joseph Newsleader | WJON radio | KNSI radio

McCarthy Lecture given by the Prime Minister of The Bahamas Media Coverage: The Tribune | KSTP-TV

Louis Johnston, professor of economics, featured in Dec. 8 WalletHub article "Cities with the Least Sustainable Credit Card Debt"

Louis Johnston, professor of economics, featured in Dec. 6 MinnPost article "Poll: Economy, inflation still a top concern for Minnesotans, who also say nation is ‘on the wrong track’"

Louis Johnston, professor of economics, featured in Dec. 5 Star Tribune article "Minnesota's economy is still growing, but lags the U.S. as a whole"

United Nations Climate Conference Media Coverage: WJON radio | KNSI radio

Derek Larson, professor of history and environmental studies, featured in Dec. 3 St. Cloud Times column "Link between shopping, Christmas only growing stronger"

November 2023

The Saint John's Bible featured in Nov. 24 The Church Times article "Photo story: Word made flesh"

Boz Bostrom, professor of accounting and finance, featured on Nov. 22 WJON radio story "A Special Breakfast At Sartell-St. Stephen High School Wednesday" 

Louis Johnston, professor of economics, featured on Nov. 17 TPT Almanac program "Record Employment Numbers"

Fine Arts Series Visual Arts event "At the Root: Materials and Power" featured on Nov. 17 MPR News story "Materials and power: Artist investigates labor rights and solidarity in textile exhibition" 

Chef Pedro Wolcott celebrity chef takeover Media Coverage: KARE-TV | St. Cloud Live

Louis Johnston, professor of economics, featured in Nov. 14 Star Tribune article "U.S. inflation continues to cool, but prices for services are still up"

The Saint John's Bible featured on Nov. 5 MPR News story "Rare St. John's Bible editions headed to England"

Brian Bruess, CSB and SJU president, featured in Nov. 4 St. Cloud Times column "Living in an innovated future"

Chef Yia Vang celebrity chef takeover Media Coverage: WCCO-TV | WJON radio | KNSI radio

October 2023

The Saint John's Bible featured on Oct. 31 WCCO-TV story "Minnesotans to deliver one-of-a-kind Bible to England"

Louis Johnston, professor of economics, featured on Oct. 30 WCCO radio segment "DriveTime with DeRusha"

Ted Gordon, director of the Initiative for Native Nation Relations, featured in Oct. 29 St. Cloud Live article "Public invited to Ptanyetu Powwow, a festival and family reunion"

Louis Johnston, professor of economics, featured on Oct. 27 TPT Almanac program "Good Economic News?"

Stephen Saupe, professor emeritus of biology, featured in Oct. 20 The Guardian article "A Mona Lisa made of seeds: the quirky craft of crop art"

The Saint John's Bible featured in Oct. 18 The Washington Times article "Washington National Cathedral gets high-tech copy of hand-lettered Bible"

The Saint John's Bible featured in Oct. 16 Episcopal News Service article "Washington National Cathedral acquires rare, handcrafted copy of Saint John’s Bible"

CSB and SJU featured in Oct. 14 St. Joseph Newsleader article "CSB/SJU to be featured on Amazon Prime show"

Boz Bostrom, professor of accounting and finance, featured in Oct. 13 Going Concern article "Does the 150 Hour Rule Provide Value to the Profession or to Students as Future CPAs? No, Says Professor"

Louis Johnston, professor of economics, featured in Oct. 11 Alexandria Echo Press article "In the Know column: Alexandria Senior College offers insights"

Gary Prevost, professor emeritus of political science, featured in Oct. 10 The Conversation article "Economic Freedom Fighters became South Africa’s third largest political party in just 10 years. What’s behind its electoral success"

Louis Johnston, professor of economics, featured in Oct. 6 Star Tribune article "Strong job growth in U.S. will likely extend to Minnesota"

The Saint John's Bible featured in Oct. 6 The Central Minnesota Catholic article "Community celebrates anniversary of commissioning of Saint John’s Bible"

Derek Larson, professor of history and environmental studies, featured in Oct. 1 St. Cloud Times column "A defining question of the 21st century"

September 2023

Presidential Inauguration Media Coverage: Star Tribune | Star Tribune op-ed | WCCO radio | KSTP-TV | KMSP-TV | PR Newswire | The Central Minnesota Catholic | St. Cloud Live | KNSI radio | WJON radio | KVSC radio

Cory Piper, dean of admissions, featured in September Minnesota Private College Council newsletter article "Private colleges welcome first-in-family students"

Louis Johnston, professor of economics, featured on Sept. 29 TPT Almanac program "Economy | Shutdown and Strikes"

Jim Read, professor of political science, featured in Sept. 29 CurrentPub story "REVIEW: Power to the People"

CSB and SJU featured on Sept. 29 WJON radio story "Amazon Prime Show Filming at St. Ben's, St. John's Next Week"

The Saint John's Bible featured in Sept. 21 The Central Minnesota Catholic article "Service on Oct. 5 marks 25 years since commissioning of ‘The Saint John’s Bible’"

David DeBlieck, visiting assistant professor of theater, featured in Sept. 21 MPR News story "Art Hounds: Shows that forge connections across the table — and across oceans"

Casey Gordon, chief information officer, featured in Sept. 19 Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal article "Winners named for the 2023 Minnesota ORBIE Awards"

Derek Larson, professor of history and environmental studies, featured in Sept. 10 St. Cloud Times column "Quest to extend human lifespan likely as old as humanity"

Tom Sibley, professor emeritus of mathematics, featured in Sept. 2 Star Tribune opinion piece "Going to College"

August 2023

Noreen Herzfeld, Nicholas and Bernice Reuter professor of science and religion, featured in Aug. 30 Sojourners article "AI Is Made In Our Image. Here's Why That's a Problem"

Kingshuk Mukherjee, associate professor of global business leadership, featured in Aug. 24 St. Cloud Shines video "My Shines Story: King Mukherjee"

Brittany Merritt, visiting assistant professor of history, featured in Aug. 24 Star Tribune article "Stearns County rejects proposal to waive fees for removing racial covenants"

Louis Johnston, professor of economics, featured on Aug. 18 TPT Almanac program "Economist Panel"

Aric Putnam, professor of communication, featured in Aug. 13 Star Tribune article "Farmers feel they finally have help on environmental pursuits"

Hansol Goo, assistant professor of liturgical theology, featured in Aug. 12 Catholic Star Herald article "WYD highlights young people’s commitment to Christ"

Molly Garry, CSB junior, featured on Aug. 3 KAAL TV story "The Hormel Institute celebrates summer interns"

July 2023

Kristin Colberg, associate professor of theology, featured in July 26 National Catholic Reporter article "Joy and hope amid struggle at Women of the Church event"

Dana Alcala, CSB senior, featured in July 20 Unite Cloud blog "About Me: Unite Cloud’s 2023 Summer Intern"

Louis Johnston, professor of economics, featured on July 14 TPT Almanac program "Economist Panel"

CSB and SJU featured on July 5 FOX 9 story "FOX 9 Town Ball Tour: College impact"

Christi Siver, professor of political science, featured in July 4 The Strategy Bridge article "Grand Strategy is What States Make of It: #Reviewing Wars of Revelation"

Derek Larson, professor of history and environmental studies, featured in July 2 St. Cloud Times column "Plenty to be concerned about, but climate change too far down the list for Americans"

June 2023

Corrie Grosse, associate professor of environmental studies, featured in June 27 Project Optimist article "Book excerpt: 'Working Across Lines: Resisting extreme energy extraction'"

Brian Bruess, CSB and SJU president, featured in June 25 St. Cloud Times column "Some people make widgets"

Aubrey Immelman, associate professor of psychology, featured in June 22 News on the Flipside article "Putin’s health reaching crisis point with president on ‘antipsychotic drugs’"

Louis Johnston, professor of economics, featured in June/July Twin Cities Business feature "Social Network"

Louis Johnston, professor of economics, featured in June 13 Star Tribune article "Twin Cities' inflation is lowest among a dozen U.S. cities and half the rate of the U.S."

Jennifer Peterson, assistant professor of nursing and chair of CSB's graduate nursing programs, featured in June 8 MinnPost opinion piece "It’s time to confront the nursing shortage"

May 2023

Derek Larson, professor of history and environmental studies, featured in May 7 St. Cloud Times column "Drops in college enrollment hurt St. Cloud community"

Louis Johnston, professor of economics, featured in May 6 Star Tribune editorial "Debt ceiling politics imperil U.S. economy"

CSB and SJU featured in May 5 St. Cloud Live article "St. Ben’s, St. John’s announce commencement speakers"

Louis Johnston, professor of economics, featured on May 5 TPT Almanac program "Economic Roundup"

Louis Johnston, professor of economics, featured on May 4 KNSI radio story "Regional Banks Hit Again After Another Rate Hike"

CSB and SJU featured in May 3 WJON radio story "St. Cloud Area College Commencements Announced"

The Saint John's Bible Heritage Edition featured in May 2 The Catholic Spirit article "The Saint John’s Bible – A shared experience at Shoreview parish"

Louis Johnston, professor of economics, featured in May 2 Star Tribune article "3M laying off 1,100 at Maplewood headquarters"

April 2023

The Saint John's Bible Heritage Edition featured in April 25 Colorado Springs Gazette article "Colorado Springs church hosts unique St. John's Illuminated Bible"

Louis Johnston, professor of economics, featured in April 20 Star Tribune article "St. Anthony: As I retire, I'm excited about Minnesota's future, its entrepreneurs and cleaner energy"

The Saint John's Bible Heritage Edition featured on April 20 KOAA-TV story "Rare handwritten illuminated Bible will have permanent display in Colorado Springs"

Dan Finn, William E. and Virginia Clemens professor of economics and the liberal arts and professor of theology, featured in April 19 Detroit Catholic article "Fed's war on inflation poses moral dilemma as rate hikes threaten 2 million workers"

Louis Johnston, professor of economics, featured on April 18 KSTP-TV story "Medtronic planning layoffs in coming months"

Liam Miller, SJU senior, featured in April 16 St. Cloud Times opinion piece "GDP does not give the full picture"

Brittany Merritt Nash, visiting assistant professor of history, and four Honors Scholars program students featured on April 5 MPR story "College students uncover history of racist housing deeds in Stearns County"

Louis Johnston, professor of economics, featured in April 5 WalletHub article "2023’s Most & Least Financially Literate States"

Fine Arts Series event "George Hinchliffe’s The Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain" featured in April 4 West Central Tribune article "The Brits and their ukuleles are coming to Saint Benedict's Escher Auditorium"

Kate Fenske, CSB senior, featured in April 3 Project Optimist article "Here’s how climate change will likely impact food security and public health"

Claire Boettcher, CSB senior, featured in April 3 Project Optimist article "Climate leaders mum on the impact of far-right populism. Here’s why we need to talk about it"

Landon Peterson, SJU junior, featured in April 3 Project Optimist article "2022 brought home the impact of climate change on home insurance premiums"

Blake Zavala, SJU senior, featured in April 2 The Central Minneosta Catholic article "Easter grace: St. John’s senior seeks deeper engagement in Church’s sacramental life"

Louis Johnston, professor of economics, featured in April 1 Star Tribune article "Minnesota's 30% budget jump is spend-it-while-you-can thinking"

March 2023

Jennifer Peterson, chair of CSB's graduate nursing programs, featured in March 30 St. Cloud Live article "Local colleges prep nurses to fill primary care roles"

Matt Lindstrom, Edward Henry professor of political science and director of the Eugene J. McCarthy Center for Public Policy and Civic Engagement, featured in March Minnesota Private College Council newsletter article "Minnesota’s private colleges lead on campus voter turnout"

Trevor Keyler, visiting assistant professor of biology, featured on March 28 KARE-TV story "Fish kill triggered by shutdown of Xcel power plant"

Sister Lois Wedl, OSB, featured in March 26 The Central Minnesota Catholic article "Bond between Benedictine sister, middle-school students still strong after 65 years"

Louis Johnston, professor of economics, featured on March 24 TPT Almanac program "Minnesota economy"

Louis Johnston, professor of economics, featured on March 21 KARE-TV story "Economists say rebate checks could raise inflation, but not by a lot"

Daniella Zsupan-Jerome, director of ministerial formation and field education at Saint John’s School of Theology and Seminary, featured in March 21 Our Sunday Visitor article "Lay group’s use of data to root out clergy sexual misconduct draws concern"

Louis Johnston, professor of economics, featured in March 20 Star Tribune article "Could Minnesota's proposed rebate checks fuel even higher inflation?"

Malik Stewart, director of Multicultural Student Services, featured in March 19 St. Cloud Times column "Backwards progress on women's rights shows need for Equal Rights Amendment"

Carol Bruess featured on March 14 NPR radio story "5 questions to ask each other before marriage"

Louis Johnston, professor of economics, featured on March 10 KNSI radio story "High-Profile Bank Failure Should Have Little To No Impact Locally"

Derek Larson, professor of history and environmental studies, featured in March 5 St. Cloud Times column "How will generational changes affect polls in the coming years?"

Noreen Herzfeld, Nicholas and Bernice Reuter professor of science and religion, featured in March 3 The Los Angeles Times article "Can religion save us from Artificial Intelligence?"

February 2023

Brian Bruess, CSB and SJU president, featured in Feb. 26 St. Cloud Times column "Pivoting toward a bright future"

Aubrey Immelman, associate professor of psychology, featured in Feb. 20 Digital Industry Wire article "Bombshell leaked spy docs present Putin’s OWN spooks consider he’s a ‘bullying narcissistic liar who can’t be trusted’"

Malik Stewart, director of Multicultural Student Services, featured in Feb. 19 St. Cloud Times column "For Black History month, we should seek truth despite attempts to block education"

CSB featured in Feb. 13 KNSI radio story "College of St. Benedict Earns Highest Ever Ranking Among Top Producing Schools for Fulbright Scholars in U.S."

CSB and SJU featured in Feb. 10 WJON radio story "SJU/CSB Wins at Minnesota Newspaper Association"

Noreen Herzfeld, Nicholas and Bernice Reuter professor of science and religion, featured in Feb. 9 The Duquesne Duke article "AI fails to fill the role of 'man's best friend’"

Gary Prevost, professor emeritus of political science, featured in Feb. 3 MinnPost column "Cuba does not belong on the State Sponsors of Terrorism list"

January 2023

Lauren Funke, CSB junior, featured in April 3 Project Optimist article "Emotional appeals at COP27 gave weight to the need for international funding"

Louis Johnston, professor of economics, featured on Jan. 20 TPT Almanac program "Federal Debt Ceiling"

Jervon Sands, SJU senior, featured in Jan. 18 Project Optimist article "Listen, act and hope: Insights from the small islanders most impacted by climate change"

Emma Rodeghier, CSB sophomore, featured in Jan. 18 Project Optimist article "Necessary and imperfect: Finance programs for countries hit hard by climate change"

Miriam Nelson, CSB senior, featured in Jan. 18 Project Optimist article "Policy, mapping and land management: Here’s how Indigenous groups can help the Amazon Rainforest survive"

Noreen Herzfeld, Nicholas and Bernice Reuter professor of science and religion, featured in Jan. 11 The Georgetowner article "Man, Machine, and God: Ignatius Forum Examines High-Tech Threats to National Security"

The Saint John's Bible Heritage Edition featured in Jan. 10 KSTP-TV story "Twin Cities printing company donates copy of Saint John’s Bible to Shoreview church"

The Saint John's Bible Heritage Edition featured in Jan. 6 Star Tribune article "Coon Rapids printing company donates valuable reproduction of St. John's Bible"

December 2022

Sister Lois Wedl, OSB, featured in Dec. 24 Star Tribune article "You think you're the best sports fan in Minnesota? You don't have a prayer of topping Sister Lois"

Malik Stewart, director of Multicultural Student Services, featured in Dec. 18 St. Cloud Times column "The biggest winner in midterm election was public education"

Saint John's featured on Dec. 16 TPT Almanac program "St. John's Abbey Pipe Organ"

Louis Johnston, professor of economics, featured in Dec. 15 MinPost article "After dying off in 2022 partisan gridlock, chances for ‘Walz checks’ good in 2023"

Brian Bruess, CSB and SJU president, featured in December Twin Cities Business story "TCB 100: Innovators and Newsmakers to Watch in 2023"

Louis Johnston, professor of economics, featured on Dec. 2 TPT Almanac program "Wrapping up 2022 economic news"

November 2022

Louis Johnston, professor of economics, featured on Nov. 30 MPR News story "Why has the U.S. House voted to block railroad workers from negotiating a new contract?"

Kristin Colberg, associate professor of theology, featured in Nov. 20 The Central Minnesota Catholic article "Synod: Entering a new phase"

Saint John's featured on Nov. 15 PBS NewsHour story "Monastery invests in craftsmanship by expanding its hand-crafted pipe organ"

Kate Fenske, CSB senior, featured in Nov. 11 The New York Times article "A student activist sees a near future in which people like her become climate decision-makers"

Kingshuk Mukherjee, associate professor of global business leadership, featured in Nov. 6 St. Cloud Times article "Global supply chain issues are changing business and economics classes in college" This article also ran in University Business.

Derek Larson, professor of history and environmental studies, featured in Nov. 6 St. Cloud Times column "Our shared climate future"

Nicholas Mertens, SJU sophomore, featured on Nov. 4 MPR News story "For some Minnesota college students, climate change is top issue on ballot"

CSB and SJU featured on Nov. 3 WJON radio story "CSB/SJU Offers New Climate Studies Minor"

Louis Johnston, professor of economics, featured on Nov. 3 KNSI radio story "Economics Professor Explains Link Between Interest Rates, Inflation"

Louis Johnston, professor of economics, featured in Nov. 1 Minnesota Reformer article "Walz: Minnesota is envy of the nation, still has room to grow" This story also ran on KIMT-TV.

October 2022

Brian Bruess, CSB and SJU president, featured in Oct. 30 The Central Minnesota Catholic feature "Meet the new CSB/SJU president"

CSB and SJU students featured in Oct. 30 The Central Minnesota Catholic article "CSB/SJU students visit couple’s Catholic Worker farm"

Henry Jakubowski, professor emeritus of chemistry, featured in Oct. 25 American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology magazine column "How to be a climate activist"

CSB and SJU students featured on Oct. 24 WJON radio story "College Students Help St. Joseph Residents Do House and Yard Work"

Daniella Zsupan-Jerome, director of ministerial formation and field education at Saint John’s School of Theology and Seminary, featured in Oct. 23 The Central Minnesota Catholic article "Eucharistic Revival: Two Regional Ministry Gatherings in November focus on Eucharist"

Brian Bruess, CSB and SJU president, featured in Oct. 23 St. Cloud Times column "Forward in partnership"

Brian Bruess, CSB and SJU president, featured in Fall Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities newsletter

Malik Stewart, director of Multicultural Student Services, featured in Oct. 16 St. Cloud Times column "How should we address crime?"

SJU featured on Oct. 14 WJON radio story "SJU Dedicates New Campus Housing"

Patrick Martin, SJU assistant director of campus ministry, and Courtney Huiras, CSB sophomore, featured in Oct. 13 America magazine article "Across the U.S., Catholic pilgrims are walking together for racial justice"

Louis Johnston, professor of economics, featured on Oct. 7 MPR News segment "Politics Friday: The economy, pardons for marijuana possession, and a 2nd District update"

Louis Johnston, professor of economics, featured in Oct. 7 Star Tribune article "Minnesota's economy shrank for a second quarter, meeting one definition of recession"

Brian Bruess, CSB and SJU president, featured on Oct. 5 WJON radio segment "New St. Ben's, St. John's President Settling In To Role"

Brian Bruess, CSB and SJU president, featured on Oct. 1 WCCO radio segment "Sheletta is live from St. John's University today"

September 2022

Pedro dos Santos, associate professor of political science, featured in Sept. 28 Star Tribune article "St. Ben's/St. John's prof named Distinguished Fulbright Scholar"

Kari-Shane Davis Zimmerman, associate professor of theology, featured in Sept. 28 KNSI radio story "TEDxStCloud Announces Speaker Line-up for 2022 Event"

CSB students featured on Sept. 19 KMSP-TV story "Queen Elizabeth II funeral: Minnesota students witness history in Britain"

Shannon Smith, associate professor of history, featured in Sept. 19 history.com story "The 1877 Strike That Brought US Railroads to a Standstill"

Fine Arts Series featured on Sept. 15 WJON radio story "CSB/SJU Releases 2022-23 Fine Arts Programming Series"

Louis Johnston, professor of economics, featured on Sept. 13 KNSI radio story "August Inflation Figure Surpasses Estimates"

CSB and SJU featured on Sept. 12 WJON radio story "SJU/CSB Offer New Data Science Major"

Kristin Colberg, associate professor of theology, featured in Sept. 8 Catholic News Agency article "Who is preparing the Synod on Synodality’s key working document?" This article also ran in the National Catholic Register, Catholic World Report and Before It’s News.

Art department featured in fall 2022 American Craft magazine article "Kilns that build community" 

CSB and SJU featured in Sept. 5 St. Cloud Times article "Students can major in Data Science at CSB and SJU this fall"

Derek Larson, professor of history and environmental studies, featured in Sept. 4 St. Cloud Times column "Where will our next generation of teachers come from?"

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