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Four Days – Resources

submitted by pippert@augsburg.edu

Resources from several of the Four Days in May sessions have been collected and can be found in the folder below. Eventually, the resources and the sessions that were recorded will also be posted on the CTL website in a more organized fashion.

We also invite you to provide your feedback for Four Days in May. Please refer to “Four Days in May – Evaluations” in today’s A-mail and let us know what you thought about the sessions.

Four Days Resources

Four Days – Evaluation

submitted by pippert@augsburg.edu

The CTL Fellows invite you to provide your feedback for Four Days in May. Everyone that RSVPd to at least one session was sent an evaluation on Friday as we are interested in your input. If you missed the email, please use the link below.

Also, resources from several sessions have been collected. You can find a link to the resources in today’s A-mail under “Four Days – Resources.” Eventually, the resources and the sessions that were recorded will also be posted on the CTL website in a more organized fashion.

Four Days Evaluation

General Announcements

Introducing the 2018 McNair Summer Researchers

submitted by crombie@augsburg.edu

Joel Enriquez Blas
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Ben Denkinger, Psychology
Library Mentor: Stacy Cutinella
“Age-Related Changes in Emotion Facial Recognition”

Nasro Omar
Faculty Mentor: Dr. James Vela-McConnell, Sociology
Library Mentor: Stewart Van Cleve
“The Somali American Immigration and Assimilation Experience:
Diaspora and Global Migration”

Sam Rosario
Faculty Mentor Ana Ribeiro, Exercise Science
Library Mentor: Stacy Cutinella
“Effect of Hip Tightness on Running Mechanics in DIII Cross Country and Track and Field Runners”

Breanne Sande-Martin
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Ben Denkinger, Psychology
Library Mentor: Stacy Cutinella
“The Impact of Smartphone Salience and Vibration and Its Effect on Cognitive Performance”

Gisel Suarez Bonilla
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Stacy Freiheit, Psychology
Library Mentor: Stacy Cutinella
“The utilization of evidence-based treatments for anxiety disorders: Has it changed over the last 15 years?”

Andy Thao
Faculty Mentor: Dr. David Crowe, Biology
Faculty Mentor: Micheal Bloomberg
“A Comparison of Neural Activity in Wild-type and Dgcr8 Mice in Relation to Schizophrenia”

Sunny Thao
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Maheen Zaman
Library Mentor: Rebecca Ganzel
“Following the patterns: Exploring the myths of stitching patterns in Hmong textile”

Cody Thompson
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Ankita Deka, Social Work
Library Mentor: Stacy Cutinella
Research Title: “Exploring community supports for South-Asian women experiencing domestic violence: Narratives from survivors”

Anna Vang
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Nidanie Henderson-Stull, Biology
Library Mentor: Micheal Bloomberg
Research Title: “Evaluating the drug-sensitivity of Bcr-Abl-induced leukemias in a fission yeast cell-based assay”

Salena Yang
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Vivian Feng, Chemistry
Library Mentor: Micheal Bloomberg
Research Title: “Investigation of toxicity mechanism of cationic diamond nanoparticle (DNP) on Ralstonia sp.”

TRIO McNair Scholars Program Website

Food resources for students, staff & faculty

submitted by nguyenj@augsburg.edu

Hello everyone!
Campus Cupboard is open for the summer on Thursdays from 9 a.m.–4 p.m. (hours subject to change). We will be open tomorrow, Thursday 5/17. Please come in and check out what we have stocked. Students should have their student ID when coming to the Cupboard. Limit 5 items per student.
In addition to Campus Cupboard, there are several different food resources relatively close to Augsburg students/staff/faculty can utilize if needed. The link is down below.
We understand that summer payroll hasn’t kicked in yet for some students, so accessibility to food may be an issue.
Please don’t hesitate to reach out to me or Campus Kitchen with questions, comments, or concerns.

Food resources around Augsburg

Faculty & Staff Hosts for International Student Orientation

submitted by bonfigli@augsburg.edu

International Student Orientation: International Student and Scholar Services is looking for Faculty & Staff who are willing to host new international & exchange students for a meal in their home. Approximately 25 new students will be arriving to Minneapolis in late August for orientation. Towards the end of their week, we would love to have students have the opportunity to connect more with a faculty or staff on campus, make connections, and have the chance to be in someone’s home.

Here are the details:
You will meet your students at 5:30 p.m. in the Oyate Commons on Thursday, August 30. We are asking for you to host 3-4 students and drive them to your home for a meal. We ask that you bring them back by around 8:30 p.m. If you are interested, please email Angela Bonfiglio, International Student Advisor at bonfigli@augsburg.edu. We are looking for around 8 hosts.

Event Announcements

Lunch and Learn with Thrivent Financial – Wed., May 23

submitted by garvey@augsburg.edu

Thrivent Financial advisors Ted Nielsen and Alex Gonzalez, will briefly discuss topics for new and mid-career professionals such as managing debt, care for young children, saving for further education, as well as planning for retirement. You can leave with valuable information and resources. Co-hosted through our Wellness program, Student Affairs, and Thrivent Financial. Lunch is provided.

12–1:15 p.m. in the Marshall room

To ensure we have enough space and food, and to see about dietary needs, please go to https://goo.gl/forms/fdhruJniWDrFrg9B2

Questions? Contact Ann Garvey at garvey@augsburg.edu

Yoga Today

submitted by lamberte@augsburg.edu

Good Morning. I will be teaching yoga at Augsburg this summer until June 27. Please join us TODAY from 12:15–1 p.m. in Si-Melby 128.
We will practice flowing breath to movement, staying in the present moment, and challenging our bodies through different poses during this 45 minute yoga practice. Mats will be available if you do not have your own mat. Open to all students, staff, faculty, and any others part of the Augsburg community. Private sessions are available as well, let me know if you are interested. Please e-mail me if you have any questions or suggestions at lamberte@augsburg.edu.

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