Scholar Series: Bryan Newland presents Blood Feud: The Ethics of Researching Native American Genetics

Our Scholar Series, will open with a short screening of the PBS-produced short, Informed Consent and Medical Research which introduces the issues related to medical research and Native American genetics; following the video, Bay Mills Indian Community’s Chairman Bryan Newland will present a lecture titled, “Blood Feud: The Ethics of Researching Native American Genetics,” that will…

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Dr. John Griffioen – One Health: Connecting and Protecting Human, Animal and Environment Health as an Aquatic Animal Veterinarian

Among many honors, Dr. Giffioen was 2018 class valedictorian at North Carolina College of Veterinary Medicine , and is now a veterinary intern at the Mystic Aquarium in Connecticut. Dr. Giffioen was recognized as an advocate for total health at  NCCVM  https://cvm.ncsu.edu/alum-griffioen-18-honored-as-a-strong-voice-for-student-wellness/ As a freshman at LSSU, John established the marine aquarium in the Crawford Hall…

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Scholar Series: Wil Rankinen – UP English Eh?

Have you ever wondered why we sound Canadian to many outsiders? Where is the UP is “sauna” pronounced the Finnish way and where is it not? Join us for the latest in our Scholar Series.  Dr. Wil Rankinen, Grand Valley State University, has been studying the “Yooper” dialect and will discuss these points and more…

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Mark Dunn – Making Place: How Poetry Invents the World

Click here to access the closed captioned version of this presentation. A reflection on the interplay between environment and writing. To what extent do writers’ works respond to and create the regions with which they are associated? The talk will consider how our concepts of place are invented by text and how the environment influences…

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Team SEA Senior Project

LSSU Engineering Senior Projects 2017-18: Superior Engineering and Automation Team SEA worked on a project for Nexteer Automotive, developing an automated robotics system to measure how much effort it takes to push a steering column in and pull it out. Team members: Sarah Becks (CE), Scott Lordson (CE), Jacob Kline (ME), Roberto Valdez (ME); Faculty…

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Team KRU Senior Project

LSSU Engineering Senior Projects 2017-18: Team KRU Team KRU’s project was to work on improving the KUKA line in the LSSU Robotics Lab. Team members: Jordan Dasuqi (CE), Jacob Grover (MfgET), Kevin Krieg (ME), Lindsey Pajot (ME), Andrew Purcell (EE), Ben Woods (MfgET); Faculty Advisor: Jim Devaprasad; Industrial Contact: Eric Becks Click here to access…

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