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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?"

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"

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"

Jim Mullen, SJU transitional president, featured in June 26 St. Cloud Times column "Gratitude to Central Minnesota"

Louis Johnston, professor of economics, featured in June 25 Star Tribune article "Minnesota has the nation's second-lowest jobless rate. Is that good?"

Louis Johnston, professor of economics, featured in June 17 MinnPost column "Is the Fed risking a recession?"

Dan Finn, William E. and Virginia Clemens professor of economics and the liberal arts and professor of theology, featured in June 17 National Catholic Reporter article "Theological societies honor Network and economic ethics scholar"

Louis Johnston, professor of economics, featured on June 10 TPT Almanac segment "U.S. Inflation Hits New 40 Year High"

Steven Welch, professor of accounting & finance, featured in June 10 WalletHub article "4 Best Quick Loans"

Louis Johnston, professor of economics, featured in June 8 American Experiment article "Minnesotans incomes are falling"

Derek Larson, professor of history and environmental studies, featured in June 5 St. Cloud Times column "Inflation hits harder after decades of shrinking middle class"

CSB and SJU featured on May 26 WJON radio story "St. Johns's and St. Benedict's Named Best Value"

CSB and SJU featured on May 23 KNSI radio story "Saint John’s, Saint Benedict Score Highly In Another College Rating"

Daniella Zsupan-Jerome, director of ministerial formation and field education at Saint John’s School of Theology and Seminary, featured in May 22 The Central Minnesota Catholic article "Local team sheds light on National Eucharistic Revival"

Louis Johnston, professor of economics, featured in May 21 Star Tribune article "Four Minnesota public companies made $3B-plus M&A deals in 2021"

Louis Johnston, professor of economics, featured on May 18 KNSI radio story "Target Shares Plunge by Most in 35 Years"

Derek Larson, professor of history and environmental studies, featured in May 6 St. Cloud Times column "Roe v. Wade opinion and other hot issues could exacerbate The Big Sort"

Fr. Columba Stewart, OSB, Hill Museum & Manuscript Library executive director, featured on May 6 CBC radio program "Benedictine monk on why preserving ancient religious texts is vital"

Phil Kronebusch, professor of political science, featured on May 3 WJON radio story "Experts React to Leaked Supreme Court Decision"

Saint John's Abbey and University Church featured on May 2 KSTP-TV story "So Minnesota: St. John's Abbey Church"

Laurie Hamen, CSB transitional president, featured in April 22 St. Cloud Times column "College of St. Benedict transition comes from position of strength"

Sydney Walker, CSB junior, featured in April 15 WJON radio story "CSB Student Becomes 6th Truman Scholar in School History"

Louis Johnston, professor of economics, featured on April 15 KNSI radio story "Inflation’s Effects Being Felt by Businesses and Consumers Alike"

Sydney Walker, CSB junior, featured in April 14 KNSI radio story "CSB Junior Wins Prestigious Truman Scholarship"

Daniel Gullo, director of the Malta Study Center at HMML, was featured on the April 4 MPR News story "Minnesota archivist saves Ukrainian documents from destruction"

Derek Larson, professor of history and environmental studies, featured in April 1 St. Cloud Times column "Low wages, high prices drive multigenerational living - but there's a housing shortage"

Aubrey Immelman, associate professor of psychology, featured in April 1 The Newsleader article "Professor says Putin could become paranoid, delusional"

Joseph Luedke, SJU junior, featured on March 30 WJON radio story "SJU Students Develops, Launches New Golf Tool Product"

Boz Bostrom, professor of accounting and finance, featured on March 29 KNSI radio story "Financial Expert: Use Tax Refund To Build Emergency Fund, Pay Down Debt"

Louis Johnston, professor of economics, featured on March 25 TPT Almanac segment "Unemployment, Inflation and Global Instability"

Louis Johnston, professor of economics, featured on March 25 MPR News story "A conversation with Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz"

SJU featured in March 21 The Nassau Guardian article "St. John’s University students engage in service trip to The Bahamas" 

Louis Johnston, professor of economics, featured in March 20 Star Tribune article "High fuel costs threaten Minnesota economy"

Louis Johnston, professor of economics, featured in March 19 Star Tribune article "'Strained' Minnesota economy facing many challenges, professor warns"

Media coverage of Brian J. Bruess, Ph.D. being named CSB and SJU president

Mark Vande Hei '89 featured in March 12 Star Tribune article "Russia threatens to leave St. John's grad stranded in space"

Aubrey Immelman, associate professor of psychology, featured in March 11 Express.co.uk article "Putin's mental state could sink into 'paranoia and delusion' if humiliated in Ukraine"

Mark Vande Hei '89 featured on March 11 KARE-TV story "Twin Cities astronaut facing threats from Russian Space Agency"

Mark Vande Hei '89 featured on March 10 KSTP-TV story "Fate of Minnesota astronaut’s return remains up in the air"

Pedro dos Santos, associate professor of political science, featured in March 8 Washington Post article "It’s International Women’s Day. How much political power have women gained around the globe?"

Ron Pagnucco, associate professor of peace studies, featured in March 7 Religion News Service article "Catholic theologians question the morality of Ukraine’s violent resistance"

"Ice Mass" featured in March 1 Catholic News Service article "‘Ice Mass’ on frozen campus lake in Minnesota draws hundreds of students"

Jim Mullen, SJU transitional president, featured in Feb. 27 St. Cloud Times column "Benedictine Volunteer Corps is an emblem of St. John’s University values"

Nick Hayes, professor of history and University Chair in Critical Thinking, featured on Feb. 25 WCCO-TV story "Expert On ‘The Heart Of The Matter’ Of Russian Invasion Of Ukraine"

Louis Johnston, professor of economics, featured in Feb. 24 Star Tribune article "Gas, food prices expected to rise in Minnesota due to Russian attack on Ukraine"

Louis Johnston, professor of economics, featured in Feb. 12 Star Tribune article "Help wanted, needed, filling the worker shortage"

Boz Bostrom, professor of accounting and finance, featured in February/March Minnesota Society of Certified Public Accountants Footnote Magazine article "Striving to make accounting cool"

Derek Larson, professor of history and environmental studies, featured in Feb. 4 St. Cloud Times column "Coordinated efforts to ban books deprive students of vital 'discomfort'"

Louis Johnston, professor of economics, featured in Jan. 29 Star Tribune article "Inflation hits Minnesota's smaller cities and rural areas harder than Twin Cities"

Louis Johnston, professor of economics, featured in Jan. 11 CNN Business article "This is the worst inflation in nearly 40 years. But it was so much worse back then"

Saint John's Abbey and University Church featured in Jan. 3 Classical MPR Pipedreams program "At the Abbey"

Derek Larson, professor of history and environmental studies, featured in Dec. 31 St. Cloud Times column "Slow population growth isn't a crisis, it's an opportunity"

Laurie Hamen, CSB transitional president, featured in Dec. 26 St. Cloud Times column "To a Higher Degree: Building a new way forward"

Louis Johnston, professor of economics, featured in Dec. 22 MinnPost column "An overlooked piece of good economic news: Minnesota incomes are rising"

2017 Clemens Lecture mentioned in Dec. 17 The New York Times column "What Economists Think About Immigration Doesn’t Really Matter"

Louis Johnston, professor of economics, featured in Dec. 15 MinnPost column "The Fed is meeting to decide on interest rates. Here’s why they should ignore inflation fears."

Louis Johnston, professor of economics, featured in Dec. 6 MinnPost column "Long-term thinking is they key to Minnesota’s economic prosperity"

Derek Larson, professor of history and environmental studies, featured in Dec. 3 St. Cloud Times column "It's time to bring youth to the table, for all of our sakes"

Louis Johnston, professor of economics, featured on Dec. 3 TPT Almanac segment "A Weak Federal Jobs Report"

Jim Mullen, SJU transitional president, featured in Nov. 30 Capital Analytics Associates article "Spotlight On: James Mullen, Transitional President, St. John’s University"

Louis Johnston, professor of economics, featured in Nov. 29 MinnPost column "Let’s not fight the last (inflation) war"

Kristin Colberg, associate professor of theology, featured in Nov. 21 The Central Minnesota Catholic article "The synod process: What it means for you, our diocese and the global Church"

Louis Johnston, professor of economics, featured in Nov. 20 Star Tribune article "Lee Schafer: Invest in small business"

Louis Johnston, professor of economics, featured in Nov. 19 MinnPost column "Why today’s inflation is nothing like the inflation of the 1970s"

Jennifer Peterson, chair of CSB's graduate nursing programs, featured on Nov. 18 KARE-11 story "Two central Minnesota colleges work to bring more advanced health providers to areas in need"

CSB featured in Nov. 15 Star Tribune article "New nursing programs aim to attract rural providers to central Minnesota"

Derek Larson, professor of history and environmental studies, featured in Nov. 5 St. Cloud Times column "Disagreement in American life is not new, Gallup shows us"

CSB featured on Nov. 3 WJON radio story "St. Ben's Honored for Gilman Scholarship Winners"