Campus Colloquium: Professor Ray DeWitt presents “The Relationship Between Cognition and the Affective Domain (especially self-confidence) in Mathematics”

Dr. DeWitt will discuss the development of the affective domain (feelings and emotions) with learners.  Then he will discuss the relationship between cognition and this affective domain, as it pertains to mathematics, and the recent findings of his research here at Lake Superior State University. Friday, January 24, 2020, at 3 pm in the LSSU…

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Campus Event: The Mystical Arts of Tibet

The Mystical Arts of Tibet Featuring the Tibetan Monks of Drepung Loesling Monastery Opening Ceremony The week long residency of The Mystical Arts of Tibet begins with opening ceremonies at noon on October 28 at Lake Superior State University, and culminates in a not to be missed performance of Sacred Music Sacred Dance for World Healing on November…

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Colloquium: Kathryn “Kat” Rocheford-Drones, Mapping, and Spatial Analytics: Geospatial Technologies at LSSU

Does your discipline/industry utilize unmanned aerial vehicles, aka drones? Do you analyze data patterns? Do you collect samples from the environment? Is your discipline one of the following: Engineering/Robotics, Criminal Justice, Fisheries & Wildlife, Mathematics, Business/Marketing, Conservation Biology, Geology, or Environmental Science? If you answered yes to any of these questions then you may benefit…

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Dr. Madan Saluja Recognized for 50 Years of Teaching

The statue of Dr. Madan Saluja was funded by a group of his loyal alumni in recognition of his 50 years of teaching at Lake Superior State University.  The statue unveiling was conducted on October 12, 2019, during LSSU’s Great Lake State Weekend. Click here to access the closed captioned version of this presentation.

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Sustainability Series: Tony Anthony – Emerging Contaminants

PFAS, or polyfluoroalkyd substances, are all over the news these days as the newest environmental concern. Tony Anthony, Principal Consultant with national environmental consulting firm AKT Peerless, will talk about this newest issue, and address how the uncertainty surrounding PFAS contamination is creating challenges for municipal leaders and their communities. Click here to access the…

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Colloquium: Jason Garvon-Million Dollar Birdie

Dr. Garvon has been active with the Great Lakes Piping Plover recovery effort since 2007 when he volunteered as a monitor and LSSU was subcontracted for one monitor position. Since that time they have successfully written grants and have become the primary monitoring organization of the U.P. In this presentation, Dr. Garvon will discuss the…

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Scholar Series: Dr. Russ Searight – The Institutionalization of Elsie Lacks: Psychiatry, Social Control, and the African-American Community

Psychiatrists during the slavery era described a syndrome “Drapetomia” a syndrome found among slaves – the principal symptom being a desire for freedom.  Others used psychiatric diagnoses to account for the civil rights movement. In his talk, Dr. Searight will explore how psychiatry has been used and misused through American history, often to the detriment…

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