New blog makes science accessible to all
Dec06

New blog makes science accessible to all

After three years in development, Saint Mary’s University piloted a student-led science blog dedicated to exploring topics in the sciences in an approachable, easy-to-read way. The blog, MindBlown, is the product of the Director of Writing Services, Dr. Peggy Johnson’s, imagination and her collaboration with the science department, specifically with the Dean of Sciences and Health Professions, Dr. Todd Reinhart. With MindBlown,...

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Talented students participate in Undergraduate Art Exhibit
Dec06

Talented students participate in Undergraduate Art Exhibit

The Saint Mary’s University Undergraduate Art Exhibit opened to the public with a welcome reception on Thursday, Nov. 16, in the Toner Center gallery featuring student-submitted pieces. The show is an annual exhibit that displays artwork of any type, created by students in any major. Students who participated were allowed to submit up to three pieces. The show consisted of work from roughly 45 students, and represented 11...

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Students learn from X Games Director
Nov30

Students learn from X Games Director

Ever wondered what it’s like to work at ESPN? Students at Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota (SMU) no longer have to wonder. That’s because the Director of Business Operations for ESPN X Games, Brad Florian, gave them an overview of his work at ESPN and some advice about entering the workforce when he flew from headquarters in Bristol, Connecticut to visit the Winona campus on Monday, Nov. 13. Florian has been with ESPN for almost...

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Sigma Tau Delta to host book drive
Nov29

Sigma Tau Delta to host book drive

Have textbooks or other books that you’re looking to get off your hands? Sigma Tau Delta, the English Honor Society, is holding a book drive that continues until the end of the semester. The annual drive is organized in partnership with Better World Books, an organization that donates most of the proceeds from resales to charities associated with reading and literacy. Sigma Tau Delta also receives a small portion of the profits....

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Entrepreneur emphasizes finding excitement in a career
Nov07

Entrepreneur emphasizes finding excitement in a career

Be comfortable with trying new things, take chances, it might not be right the first time, were the pieces of advice a business owner and entrepreneur gave to students for finding the right career path at a October 27 presentation. Meredith Speier, founder of market research company called InSpeier, expressed her passion for the business world and how different entrepreneurs have helped shape her career, “My story is a story of...

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Winona launches ‘1 Million Cups’ to educate, connect local entrepreneurs
Oct30

Winona launches ‘1 Million Cups’ to educate, connect local entrepreneurs

Winona soon will be the newest home of a national program to engage, educate, and connect local entrepreneurs. Founded by the Kauffman Foundation, 1 Million Cups is based on the notion that entrepreneurs network and discover solutions over a million cups of coffee. The free, monthly gatherings help build startup communities on a grassroots level. Beginning November 8, 2017, entrepreneurs, innovators, funders, and other interested...

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