January 2010 Archives

SASE/Jerome Finalists Include MFAs

Of the twelve 2010 SASE/Jerome finalists just announced, five are MFA alumni/ae or current candidates. Poetry finalists include alumnus Mike Rollin and current candidates Brian Laidlaw and Kevin O'Rourke. MFA alumnae Kate Hopper and Margie Newman are among the creative nonfiction candidates. The SASE/Jerome grants award up to $5,000 for emerging MN writers. Congratulations and good luck!

Community Involvement Fair

When? Wednesday, February 3rd
10:00 am to 2:30 pm

Where? Coffman Memorial Union, Great Hall

Click here for more details!

You can make a difference in the Twin Cities community! This event
provides students a chance to learn about local volunteer and
internship opportunities. Talk to representatives from more than 90
organizations to find a position that matches your major and/or
interests. This fair is coordinated by the Community Service-Learning Center (formerly part of the Career and Community Learning Center) and
sponsored by the Minnesota Student Association.

David Treuer Top "Under 40" Scholar

Cover image of Diverse magazineAssociate Professor of English David Treuer has been named a "Top 'Under 40' Scholar" by Diverse: Issues In Higher Education Magazine in its annual edition recognizing rising stars in the academy. The January 7 Diverse profiles 12 under 40 American scholars "who are making their mark in the academy through teaching, research and service." Professor Treuer noted that the honor also goes to "my family, community, teachers, colleagues, and most of all, my students (who have asked and pushed and questioned all these years). I thank each and every one of them and am grateful for the chance to teach and learn." Professor Treuer won a Guggenheim Fellowship in 2007, among other awards.


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