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Musical passions and a carefully trained ear take Jason Berken ’95 on tour with the greatest songwriter of our time. (pg. 27)
Entertainment, editing, eye-tracking technology: Real-world applications across the breadth of human experience were the focus for computer science seniors this year as they finished up their capstone projects.
With a chance to celebrate a major anniversary together (safely, outdoors) and an in-person Commencement coming right up, life at St. Norbert is beginning to feel more like its old self.
The latest episodes of St. Norbert College's new video series Behind the Arch are bringing campus history to light through conversation.
A mountainside heart attack had Jim Sutton '68 hitting pause - but not for long. At a time when many of us are feeling that our lives have been derailed, we touch base with four alumni who have already experienced life events that stopped them in their tracks.
Brig. Gen. Jill Lannan '85 is the first female SNC graduate to earn the rank of general, but she originally had no intention of joining the military.
College during COVID: We're getting it done. Whether in-person, in lockdown or just plain interrupted, SNC students have managed to stay on track; more, they've excelled themselves at living and learning responsibly for the good of all.
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Miss hitting the books? In this new occasional feature, your St. Norbert education continues as we profile a course or lecture taught by our own faculty.
A new partnership with Bryn Mawr aims to continue support of faculty in the classroom and provide more opportunity for fostering innovative, technology-centered teaching techniques.
Sabbaticals can be solitary endeavors, as faculty work to write books or conduct experiments in labs. But for Yi-Lan Niu (Music), it was a collaborative journey. Niu's sabbatical project was two parts: Produce a music album and develop a website for promotion - the latter being something her students frequently ask for help with, but, until now, she didn't have experience to share.
Ben Geisler, a software-engineer-turned-professor who joined the St. Norbert faculty this summer, has helped bring dozens of popular video games to life.
Steel-toed boots and an old St. Norbert College sweatshirt. That's what Cassie (Herrmann) Wenzel '07 wears to work pretty much every morning, and she wouldn't want it any other way. "It's not a glamorous life by any means, but it's a life I really enjoy," she says.
Durkin attended St. Norbert from 1968-73, but he left the college just two courses shy of completing his degree. He built a successful career in sportscasting, calling more than 80,000 horse races in America and Europe, including the infamous Triple Crown races - the Kentucky Derby, Preakness and Belmont Stakes.
Deciding on a college is a fulfilling next step for many high schoolers, but for twins, the process can be-come a family affair full of conversations about whether they should attend the same school. For Ian Rathburn ’22 and his twin brother, Drew, their strong family connection to St. Norbert College also became part of that experience.
While the CVC and St. Norbert are leading the charge, they've partnered with other organizations to bring this event to campus; in the region, Lawrence University, Northeast Wisconsin Technical College, Schreiber and Associated Bank; and nationally with the Washington D.C.-based Human Rights Campaign Foundation.
For the first time ever, the annual Great Decisions Lecture Series at St. Norbert College will be free to all. Coordinated by the college's Center for Global Engagement (CGE), this eight-part lecture series begins in early February and will give the college and members of the community a chance to learn and discuss global affairs that currently affect the United States and other nations around the world.
Miracle Kid Melissa Bruebach '15 made sure Dance Marathon was part of her wedding-day planning.
Anderson was chosen this past spring as one of 20 advocates - out of more than 500 applicants - for the Advocacy Corps, a Quaker program founded in 1943.
Unpacking a Plesiosaur Confirming a new species is not something that happens in a lightbulb moment, and no one knows this better than Rebecca (Schmeisser) McKean '04 (Geology).
St. Norbert Abbey's new northeast entrance is now officially open to the De Pere community and beyond.
A showcase of stories that have been recorded by St. Norbert friends so far with the help of the Cassandra Voss Center (CVC) and the StoryCorps organization.
Spring semester will reveal some new changes, which will be implemented when students return. The team plans to relocate the Tech Bar to Cofrin Hall in order for student consultants to be closer to the main ITS department. They're also considering a shift in some operating hours to accommodate students' busy schedules.
Whether or not your student elects to use the Research Center, simply chatting with one of the librarians is often helpful, says Nick Schmudlach '19. " They expanded my understanding of the number of [research] options out there," he says.
Students at St. Norbert College not only build expertise in specific areas of study or while collaborating on projects in class, but they also learn through core courses in ways that prepare them to thrive in a rapidly changing world.
Every May the St. Norbert College community says goodbye to another graduating class and here at the Mulva Library, we do the same.
Students in HIST 211 – Research Methods in History – are learning a variety of strategies related to historical research, including ways to explore primary sources and evaluate the relevancy of materials they discover.
When Young-Im Lee (Political Science) first reached out to Christine Moeller (Mulva Library) this January, her intention was to invite a librarian to step in and teach one of her class sessions.
As future employers of SNC students start to incorporate cutting-edge technologies like virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR), and expect even more tech-related skills from new graduates, the academic technology team in Information Technology Services (ITS) has a clear mission in mind.
A light-activated alarm clock. A plant health monitor. A hand-held weather station. These are just a few of the projects that students of Michael Olson (Physics) built in his class this semester.
You did it! Last Wednesday, more than 800 members of our community contributed $210,370 to the St. Norbert Fund, blowing out of the water our previous one-day record of $112,500 (set in November 2013).
Wednesday, April 29, is All Hands on Deck Day: A day we will call on those in our community – students, parents, alumni, faculty, staff and friends – to support the college by contributing to the St. Norbert Fund.
On Sunday, May 17, the Class of 2015 shifted their graduation cap tassels from right to left and exited Schuldes Sports Center as new alumni of St. Norbert College.
Working in tandem this spring to recruit students from Saudi Arabia will be Kit Klepinger ’99 (Center for International Education) and Robert Kramer (History).
A Franciscan sister on her way to sainthood stands among four artists of faith celebrated in a series of statues commissioned for Birder Hall.
The Class of 2014 brought 45 new teachers to schools across Wisconsin and the United States. Many new teachers strive for an entry-level position to start their career, but in the past few years, some St. Norbert College alums have been able to find truly unique opportunities in the teaching field.
Each May, SNC graduates walk across the Commencement stage to receive their diplomas after four years of hard work and determination.
As recent graduates move on to graduate school, some of them are finding different ways to experience this next chapter in their education.
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A postcard inviting faculty to a Research Center open house.
A poster sharing information about each staff member.
A twist on “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” to promote research help from librarians at St. Norbert College.
A handout detailing the strategic priorities of the Mulva Library.
A handout detailing a typical year in the library for first-year students.
A rack card showcasing library spaces.