Friday, March 18, 2016

Pam Bjorklund, Professor, School of Nursing

Pam Bjorklund, Professor, School of Nursing recently had an article published in Advances in Nursing Science: Bjorklund, P. (2016). Gossamer threads: Commentary on the impact of digital technology on the developing brain and the capacity for empathyANS, 39(1), 71-84.   

The article will also be featured on the ANS blog site, starting on March 25, 2016.  ANS Blog:

Tuesday, February 23, 2016

Ryan Vine, Associate Professor, School of Arts and Letters

Ryan Vine, Associate Professor, School of Arts and Letters has new work forthcoming in Poetry Ireland and the Backwaters Press's twentieth anniversary anthology. Last semester, the Minnesota State Arts Board invited him to serve as a grant application review panelist and to read his poems at the Loft Literary Center. This semester, the English Department of St. Olaf invited him to serve as judge for their annual student writing competition and to give a public reading of his work on the St. Olaf campus in April.

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Ms. SueAnne Mattson, Assistant Professor, School of Nursing

SueAnne Mattson, Assistant Professor, School of Nursing took and passed the national certification exam by the Society for Simulation in Healthcare (SHS) and has earned the credential of Certified Healthcare Simulation Educator.  

Friday, February 5, 2016

Dr. Allen Chaparadza, Assistant Professor Chemistry, School of Sciences

Dr. Allen Chaparadza, Assistant Professor of Chemistry, School of Sciences, was awarded a $9,025 grant from the Pittsburgh Conference Memorial National College Grants Program (2016) to purchase a Time-resolved Electrochemical Quartz Crystal Microbalance to equip the chemistry labs and support a number of existing electrochemistry experiments, as well as new, interesting experiments that are currently not part of the curriculum.

Monday, December 14, 2015

Trans-cultural Nursing Philippines 2015-2016

This group of senior nursing students will be traveling to the Philippines with Gina Diaz, Assistant Professsor and Paula Byrne, Assistant Professor (Nursing Faculty) during winter break to learn and experience nursing in a different cultural setting. They will be bringing donated medical supplies and will be working with nursing students from Philippine Christian University-MaryJohnston College of Nursing in Manila. This trip is part of the Trans-cultural Nursing Elective-Philippines Experience.

Thursday, December 3, 2015

Dr. Guanshen Ren, School of Sciences

Dr. Guanshen Ren, Professor of Math, School of Sciences, has been invited by the Mathematics Magazine to be one of referees for the section of "Proof Without Words".  The Mathematics Magazine, one of the three official publications by the Mathematical Association of America, engages a wide audience of mathematicians at 4-year colleges and universities in USA as well as overseas."

Friday, September 25, 2015

Bill Hodapp, Professor, School of Arts & Letters

Bill Hodapp, Professor, School of Arts & Letters completed his stint as a US-UK Fulbright Scholar at Durham University in May, where he delivered a public lecture based on his archival research entitled“James I of Scotland’s Kingis Quair in Linguistic and Manuscript Contexts.” The Institute for Medieval and Early Modern Studies and the Department of English Studies, Durham University, co-sponsored the lecture. Bill also drafted a report on undergraduate English teaching based on his work with faculty in DU’s Department of English Studies. He has since shared this report with both DU’s Department of English Studies and his colleagues here at CSS. On another note: in June, his article “Shakespearean Medievalism in Performance: The Second Tetralogy” appeared in volume 29 of the The Year’s Work in Medievalism (1-8), an annual peer-reviewed journal sponsored by the International Society for the Study of Medievalism.