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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+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+SJU president, featured in Oct. 23 St. Cloud Times column "Forward in partnership"

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

Brian Bruess, CSB+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?"

August 2022

Octavius Wilson Jr., SJU senior, featured in August Minnesota Private College Council newsletter article "Students embrace summer internships"

Ashlee Vyskocil, CSB senior, featured in Aug. 29 Ventura County Star column "Invest in our next generation when it comes to homeownership"

CSB and SJU featured on Aug. 25 WJON radio story "SJU/CSB Move-In Day Friday"

Kari-Shane Davis Zimmerman, associate professor of theology, featured in Aug. 19 St. Cloud Times article "St. Cloud TEDx 2022 speakers announced"

Derek Larson, professor of history and environmental studies, featured in Aug. 6 St. Cloud Times column "What the Inflation Reduction Act means for climate change, health care"

July 2022

Louis Johnston, professor of economics, featured on July 28 KNSI radio story "Two Area Economists Say It’s Too Early To Call a Recession"

Aaron Voth, CSB director of campus ministry, featured in July 26 Interfaith America story "Curiosity on Campus: Extending Hospitality at a Catholic University"

Louis Johnston, professor of economics, featured on July 25 KMSP-TV story "How would Minnesota fare if the country goes into a recession?"

Saint John's School of Theology and Seminary Lilly Grant featured in July 24 The Central Minnesota Catholic story "St. John’s School of Theology and Seminary receives $5 million Lilly grant"

Louis Johnston, professor of economics, featured in July 23 Star Tribune article "Big Paydays in a Hot Stock Market"

Louis Johnston, professor of economics, featured on July 22 TPT Almanac segment "Record Low Jobless Rate"

Hill Museum & Manuscript Library featured in August Harper's Magazine story "Guardians of Memory"

Saint John's School of Theology and Seminary Lilly Grant featured on WJON radio and KNSI radio stories

Brian Bruess, CSB+SJU president, featured on July 15 WCCO radio segment "Drivetime With DeRusha: Brian Bruess"

Ted Gordon, Joseph P. Farry Professorship, featured in July 10 Inside Sources story "What If We’re Thinking About Credit Access All Wrong?"

Louis Johnston, professor of economics, featured on July 8 TPT Almanac segment "Inflation, Employment, and Recession Worries"

Pedro dos Santos, associate professor of political science, featured on July 6 WJON radio story "SJU/CSB Professor Named Fulbright Distinguished Scholar"

Louis Johnston, professor of economics, featured on July 6 KNSI radio story "Dollar Strength Will Affect Minnesota"

Derek Larson, professor of history and environmental studies, featured in July 2 St. Cloud Times column "What we can learn from eco-thriller 'Soylent Green' 50 years on"