Animals in the Classroom, Provide Hands-on Experience

Animals in the Classroom, Provide Hands-on Experience

Dogs, horses, and guinea pigs were part of the learning experience for students in the Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota Twin Cities Campus classrooms this summer. Animals have long been associated with helping people. For example, dogs have traditionally been...
Saint Mary’s at the State Fair

Saint Mary’s at the State Fair

While you’re at the Minnesota State Fair, visit our Saint Mary’s University booth and connect with us — we’d love to get to know you better. From Aug. 27 through Sept. 7, we’ll be at the “Great Minnesota Get-Together” in the Education building on the Fair’s east side....
Paving the way in research for male school nurses

Paving the way in research for male school nurses

When Tom Stinson began the literary review for his doctoral dissertation topic—male school nurses working in public schools—he found almost no existing research to study. That just meant he would have to create his own. As just one of three males out of 130 school...
Anderson finds a natural fit with GIS research

Anderson finds a natural fit with GIS research

Brie Anderson grew up with the outdoors as her playground. As she got older, she loved going hunting with her father and brothers and surveying the marshlands and wildlife as they looked for ducks. It’s no surprise that she focused the capstone component of her Master...
Studying effects of collaboration on philanthropy

Studying effects of collaboration on philanthropy

Cathy Mann listened as a panel of accomplished fundraisers answered questions from the audience. Someone asked, “Why were you drawn to fundraising?” And one by one, each panelist answered, “Because we get to make a difference.” Mann nodded in agreement. It was her own...
Using research to help put students on right career path

Using research to help put students on right career path

When Sean Olson was in college, he switched his major three times by the end of his sophomore year. Now, as interim director of admissions and outreach at North Hennepin Community College, his goal is to save future students from going through similar experiences. As...
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