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September 17, 2012

Brian Kays awarded Lilly Lorénzen Scholarship

Brian Kays (Scandinavian Languages & Finnish major) has received the Lilly Lorénzen Scholarship for 2012, which is awarded annually by the American Swedish Institute. The scholarship is awarded to Minnesota residents who plan to carry out scholarly or creative studies in Sweden. Kays will be studying at Umeå University.


Helga Thorson (Ph.D., 1996) Granted Tenure, Awarded Faculty of Humanities Award for Excellence in Teaching

Helga Thorson (Ph.D., 1996) was granted tenure at the University of Victoria, British Columbia (on Vancouver Island off the west coast of Canada) effective July 1, 2012. She is also the 2012 recipient for the Faculty of Humanities Award for Excellence in Teaching.

September 5, 2012

Christine Allen Awared Kaler Family Scholarship

Congratulations to Christine Allen, double major in German Studies and Animal Science, who has been awarded the Kaler Family Scholarship for Fall 2012.