Criminal Justice MS info sessions

Metropolitan State’s School of Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice offers two drop-in information sessions for a master of science in criminal justice on Wednesday, Feb. 4 from 6–8 p.m. and Saturday, Feb. 7 from 9:30–11:30 a.m. in Room 104 at the Brooklyn Park Campus, 9110 Brooklyn Blvd, Brooklyn Park. James Densley, interim program director, is available to answer questions. No RSVP is required.  Continue reading Criminal Justice MS info sessions

Important information about Metropolitan State data breach and web site impact

Metropolitan State University has recently learned of a computer security intrusion and a likely data breach. The university is investigating the scope of what appears to be unauthorized access to a university server that contained personal information of faculty, staff and students. It is not believed this server contained any financial data or credit card information, but several databases included Continue reading Important information about Metropolitan State data breach and web site impact

Winter Extravaganza 2015 Schedule of Events

UABMetropolitan State’s University Activities Board (UAB) presents Winter Extravaganza 2015 during the first week of February.

Thursday, Feb. 5: Saint Paul Campus

Hot beverages buffet and goodies served, as well as winter caricature drawings.

Friday, Feb. 6: Saint Paul Campus

“Metro State’s Got Talent” showcase followed by after party with dancing lessons. Talent show information and registration Continue reading Winter Extravaganza 2015 Schedule of Events

Student research displayed in library

university_archivesMetropolitan State’s Library and Learning Center is highlighting the work of psychology students that was presented at the Fourth Annual Psychology Research Colloquium. The students’ original research posters are now on display on the second floor of the Library and Learning Center and are available for viewing during normal library hours.

Faculty with students working on research are encouraged to have their students’ work displayed. Interested faculty may contact their department’s library liaison.

Gordon Parks Gallery announces art exhibit and reception

sleeping_giantMetropolitan State’s Gordon Parks Gallery presents Sleeping Giant. The exhibit opens with a reception from 5–7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 29 and continues through Feb. 27. The reception includes a gallery talk from 7–7:30 p.m. The gallery is located in the Library and Learning Center, 645 East Seventh Street, at the university’s Saint Paul Campus. Gallery hours are Continue reading Gordon Parks Gallery announces art exhibit and reception

Paid tutoring positions available

Metropolitan State’s Institute for Community Engagement and Scholarship announces paid tutoring opportunities with Saint Paul Public Schools. Tutors are paid $11 per hour. Hours and schools vary. Potential candidates must complete a background check.

For more information, contact Kristen Butler with St. Paul Public Schools AVID program at kristen.butler@spps.org or call 651-744-1342.

Ask a Public Health Nurse: Flu facts and guidelines

PHN-RedCross copyBy Debra Eardley, DNP, RN, PHN, assistant professor, Metropolitan State University.

Public Health Nurses partner with state and federal epidemiologists and health experts to protect, and promote the public’s health. I hope you find the following information helpful during “the flu season”. Much of the information presented here has been retrieved from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). If you have any additional questions, contact me at debra.eardley@metrostate.eduContinue reading Ask a Public Health Nurse: Flu facts and guidelines

Science students acquire hands-on experience with new equipment accessory

FTIR-1Metropolitan State’s Natural Science Department has acquired a new equipment accessory that allows students and staff to more easily prepare samples for analyzing in an FTIR Spectrometer—an instrument used by chemists to identify substances.

The department has had an FTIR Continue reading Science students acquire hands-on experience with new equipment accessory

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