In the news...

Richard Bresnahan, artist-in-residence at The Saint John's Pottery, quoted in Saturday, Oct. 18 Star Tribune article "New tricks from an 'old Viking': The art of Nancy Randall at St. John's Abbey"

Fan Li, CSB sophomore, featured in Friday, Oct. 17 St. Cloud Times story "CSB student conveys Chinese cultures with music"

Louis Johnston, associate professor of economics, featured on Thursday, Oct. 16 WCCO radio program with John Hines

Lisa Scott, international student advisor, featured in Wednesday, Oct. 15 WJON radio article "Plagiarism Growing Concern With Central Minnesota International Students"

Louis Johnston, associate professor of economics, featured in Tuesday, Oct. 14 MinnPost.com column "Four charts showing that the labor market is utterly broken for men without a college degree"

Sanford Moskowitz, associate professor and department chair of global business leadership, featured in Sunday, Oct. 12 The Economist article "Revolution or evolution?"

More In the News


Noteworthy

Austria Faculty OEA Director Lisa Ohm, professor of languages and cultures at CSB and SJU, has received word that Austin Eighan '14 has received a scholarship from the German Federal Parliament to participate in its five-month long International Parliament Scholarship (IPS) starting in March 2015. Participants selected from around the world gather to pursue their research interests alongside practical work with members of the German government and attend lectures at Berlin universities. The IPS will give Eighan an opportunity to pursue further his research begun for his honors thesis on the success of middle-size corporations in Germany and supportive policies of the German government as well as social attitudes. Ohm was thesis adviser for this German and political science major.

P. Richard Bohr, CSB/SJU professor of history and director of Asian studies, was the featured speaker Sept. 10 at the Minnesota International Center for Global Conversations at the Minneapolis Central Library. The monthly program series focuses on issues critical to the United States' role in the global community. Bohr led a conversation on the rise of China as the dominant regional power in Asia and whether there are potential points of conflict with U.S. interests in the area. Global Conversations are cosponsored by the Friends of the Minneapolis Central Library.

SJU basketball coach Jim Smith will be honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award by the Elgin Sports Hall of Fame Foundation in Elgin, Ill. The recognition will take place Nov. 2 at the Elgin Sports Hall of Fame Foundation's annual induction ceremony. Smith was inducted in the hall of fame in 1993.

Dr. Rachel Brandwein, CSB/SJU harp instructor, won the 2014 Mu Phi Epsilon International Competition held at Sacramento State University on July 29. She performed her own compositions, which was a first for this competition. As the winner of this prestigious competition, she will be booked for the next two years on concert tours throughout the United States sponsored by Mu Phi Epsilon chapters. She will also do outreach programs of performances, workshops and master classes.

More Noteworthy Notes

Submit Noteworthy Items

Social Media

facebookyoutubetwitter
pinterestinstagram

Liberal Arts Success

As members of the Annapolis Group, CSB and SJU proudly share stories with Liberal Arts Success, a unique site promoting the value of a liberal arts education.


backforward

Community Newsroom

Featured Image for news storyCSB and SJU Theater Department opens fall production of “Ubu”

10/09/14 - The College of Saint Benedict and Saint John's University fall production of "Ubu" starts at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 16 in the Colman Black Box Theater in the Benedicta Arts Center on the CSB campus.
Full Text...

Featured Image for news storyCSB and SJU celebrate Food Week

10/17/14 - The College of Saint Benedict and Saint John's University will be celebrating Food Week Oct. 20 - 24. The week of events, which culminates in National Food Day Friday, Oct. 24, will include presentations by featured speakers, food booths featuring local, sustainable food options and a food drive.
Full Text...

Featured Image for news storyCritically acclaimed visual artist opens retrospective at Saint John's University

09/22/14 - The CSB/SJU Fine Arts Series presents Eschaton: Related Works, an exhibit by Nancy Randall. The exhibit will be on display from Friday, Oct. 10 - Sunday, Nov. 16 in the Saint John's University Arts Center.
Full Text...

Featured Image for news storyAuthor James Silas Rogers to visit campus and discuss new book

10/03/14 - James Silas Rogers, author of "Northern Orchards: Places Near the Dead," will be having an informal conversation about his new book at 4 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 23, at Saint John's Pottery on the Saint John's University campus.
Full Text...

Featured Image for news storyCatholic theologian to speak at SJU about interfaith encounters in India

10/07/14 - Bradley Malkovsky, associate professor of comparative religion at the University of Notre Dame, will present "God's Other Children: Personal Encounters with Faith, Love, and Holiness in Sacred India" at 4:15 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 28 at SJU.
Full Text...

Featured Image for news storyCSB/SJU to host 13th Annual Red Mass

10/14/14 - The 13th Annual College of Saint Benedict/Saint John's University Red Mass will be held at 5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 8 at Sacred Heart Chapel, Saint Benedict's Monastery, St. Joseph, Minn.
Full Text...

Featured Image for news storyCSB/SJU to Compete in National Outdoor Challenge

09/17/14 - Get outdoors. Win awesome gear. Help the College of Saint Benedict and Saint John's University be the National Outdoor Champion. The competition runs from Saturday, Sept. 27 through Saturday, Nov. 22.
Full Text...

Featured Image for news storyBonner Leader Program welcomes 11 CSB and SJU students

10/10/14 - Each year, the Bonner Leader Program at the College of Saint Benedict and Saint John's University inducts new members committed to civic engagement, international perspective and community building. This fall, 11 first-year students at CSB and SJU have been welcomed into the program.
Full Text...

More News Releases

Twitter Timeline

Announcements

Please save the date

Paul Gorski, a noted professor of integrative studies at George Mason University, will be on campus Nov. 13-14 to facilitate discussions on equity and diversity. His visit will include a workshop for faculty and one for student leaders.

Blood drive scheduled at CSB

Faculty and staff are invited to participate in the upcoming CSB Red Cross Blood Drive 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Friday, Oct. 31, at Alumnae Hall in the HCC. To make an appointment, click on "more information" and follow the link to the Red Cross donor site. Sponsor Code is StBens. If you have traveled abroad in the last year, please contact Red Cross at 866-236-3276 before scheduling your appointment to check if you are able to give blood. The drive is sponsored by AKS and CSB Campus Ministry. More Info

Upcoming Events

Martin Lam Ngyuen, C.S.C. - "Portraits"
Tuesday, October 21, 2014
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
BAC Gorecki Gall

Martin Lam Ngyuen, C.S.C. - "Portraits"
Tuesday, October 21, 2014
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
BAC Gallery Loun

Nancy Randall - "Eschelon"
Tuesday, October 21, 2014
12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Target Gallery

Full Events Calendar