ST. PAUL (Feb. 24, 2014) — Minnesota Undergraduate Scholars, a consortium of Minnesota State Colleges and Universities (MnSCU) institutions that supports research, scholarly works and creative activity of undergraduates, is hosting the first Posters at Saint Paul.
The poster session allows undergraduate students to share the results of their work with leaders in state government and highlight the exciting work being done on MnSCU campuses throughout the state.
The multidisciplinary poster presentation is at the State Capitol in Saint Paul on Feb. 26, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Rotunda.
Participating campuses include: Metropolitan State University; Minnesota State University, Mankato; Minnesota State University Moorhead; St. Cloud State University; Southwest Minnesota State University; Bemidji State University; Winona State University; Rochester Community and Technical College; Anoka-Ramsey Community College; Inver Hills Community College; Minneapolis Community and Technical College; and North Hennepin Community College.
Five students from Metropolitan State present their work: Troy Brule, Farmington, and Haan Van Der Wege, Saint Paul, psychology: “Planting Seeds of Inspiration and Hope in Newtown, Conn.: How 60 Fruit Trees Helped to Rebuild a Community” (Dr. August Hoffman, faculty advisor); Anthony Coffey, Saint Paul, chemistry: “Analysis of Conventional Undergraduate Lab Experiements for PicoSpin Compatibility” (Dr. Sarah Dimick-Gray, faculty advisor); Deb Conley, Roseville, history: “Embodied Astronautics in the United States” (Dr. Sumiko Otsubo, faculty advisor); Kathleen Donovan, Saint Paul, literature and language: “More Than Christian: The Multi-cultural and Pagan Roots of the Book of Kells” (Dr. Tammy Durant, faculty advisor).
Metropolitan State University, a member of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system, is America’s premier university for lifelong learning, providing unsurpassed, competitive academic and professional degree programs at the bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral levels while maintaining affordability.