• Stephen Burks, associate professor of economics and management, received the University of Minnesota, Morris Faculty Distinguished Research Award. • Sheri Breen, assistant professor of political science, received the 2014 University of Minnesota, Morris Alumni Association Teaching Award. • Jordan Wente ’15, Dodge Center, received a 2014 Harry S. Truman Scholarship. He was one of just 59 students selected from across the United States. • Natalie Hoidal ’15, Forest Lake, was named a 2014 Udall Scholar. She received one of only 50 scholarships awarded this year by the Udall Foundation.
Science and Mathematics • Ellie Hofer ’15, Sioux Falls, South Dakota, was one of only a few students nationwide selected for the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) Exceptional Research Opportunities Program. • Professor of Chemistry Nancy Carpenter’s latest book, Chemistry of Sustainable Energy, was released by Chapman and Hall/CRC. • The National Science Foundation awarded Michael Ceballos, assistant professor of biology, a research grant to help fund a Research Experience for Undergraduates program. • Twenty-one students and 11 faculty members collaborated on HHMI Summer Research Opportunities projects.
Summer/Fall 2014 Profile
Published on Jul 23, 2014