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International and Local Journalists Tackle ‘Anti-media’ World and Ethics at Oct. 15 St. Thomas Forum

St. Thomas' Department of Emerging Media and the World Press Institute are hosting "Reporting in an 'Anti-media' World" on Oct. 15, which will bring together local investigative reporters and international journalists to consider restrictions and barriers to press freedom as well the role of ethics in these challenging times.
Playful Learning Lab student Kristina Harmann, right, talks with OK GO Sandbox Art in Space winner Alexandra Slabakis in the create [space] in the Anderson Student Center in St. Paul.

OK Go Sandbox Art in Space Winners Visit, Develop Project St. Thomas

One of the winning student teams of the OK Go Sandbox Art in Space contest came to St. Thomas on Sept. 12-13 for two full days of project development work, exposure to what it looks like to be a college engineering, and work with Playful Learning Lab projects and students. 
Dr. Detra Price-Dennis, an award-winning researcher at Columbia University; lead a discussion on the topic of “Cultivating Racial Literacy in the Digital Age" as part of the School of Education's Dean's Forum on Jan. 23, 2019 at Opus Hall.

First School of Education Dean’s Forum of New School Year Happening Tuesday

Last November, School of Education Dean Kathlene Holmes Campbell launched the Dean’s Forum. Building off the work of Teachers College, Columbia University's Racial Literacy Lecture Series, the Dean’s Forum series features candid conversations on race, equity and education. The first Dean’s Forum of the new school year will take place on the Minneapolis campus at 5 p.m. Tuesday (Opus Hall rooms 201 and 202).