Noteworthy 2019-20

A team of CSB/SJU librarians and instructional technologists has been awarded the Minnesota Library Association’s Minnesota Academic Innovators Award. Kelly Kraemer, Adam Konczewski, Ethan Wittrock and Sarah Gewirtz received this award in recognition for their work combining instructional technology with information literacy values.  

The Okee Dokee Brothers, which includes Joe Mailander ’08, have a new album coming out May 1, Songs for Singin’. Songs will be released each Tuesday throughout April on the band’s website, including the first song now available, “Hope Machine.”

Jason Schlude, associate professor of classics, published column "Rome, Iran, and the Specters of Antiquity" in Foreign Policy Journal

Pedro dos Santos, associate professor of political science, is co-author of a new book chapter "Religion and Political Parties in Brazil" in The Routledge Handbook to Religion and Political Parties

Matt Reichert, FYS and philosophy instructor, is co-author of the book A Future with Hope

Elisheva Perelman, assistant professor of history, is author of the book American Evangelists and Tuberculosis in Modern Japan 

Dan Finn, William E. and Virginia Clemens professor of economics and the liberal arts and professor of theology, is author of the book Consumer Ethics in a Global Economy

CSB students Michele Beadle, Sophia Buysse, Elise Miller and Ilyse Putz presented at the November monthly meeting of the Central Minnesota Audubon Society

Jim Read, professor of political science, published a book chapter "The Best of Both Worlds? John C. Calhoun's Federalism, the United States, and the European Union" in Theories of Modern Federalism

Michael Hemmesch, SJU senior director of public relations, presented "Higher Education at an Inflection Point" at the PRSA International Conference

Sheila Nelson, associate professor of sociology, was named recipient of the Mother Benedicta Riepp Award from Saint Benedict's Monastery