A late start to the GROW-IT season
Construction workers install new acrylic panels on the roof of the GROW-IT Center on the St. Paul campus on May 23, 2019. The Center was once a pest control research facility owned by the Minnesota Department of Agriculture. It is being renovated to house Metropolitan State University classes, research and community outreach activities. (April Carlson / The Metropolitan)

A late start to the GROW-IT season

University greenhouse project postponed due to construction costs. Trump tariffs part of the trouble.

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Brain Awareness Week fills heads with new knowledge
Dr. Cynthia Harley, assistant professor of natural sciences, delivers the Brain Awareness Week lecture to members of the Metro State Psychology Club and guests in the Student Center on March 13, 2019. Photo by Ranessa Tsinnijinnie / Psychology Club

Brain Awareness Week fills heads with new knowledge

The Psychology Club celebrated Brain Awareness Week with a guest lecture, hands-on brain games and optical illusions.

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Thinking caps on for Brain Awareness Week
Attendees at the Brain Awareness Week seminar hosted by the Psychology Club and THEM on March 14, 2018 in the Student Center. Photo by Elizabeth Todd

Thinking caps on for Brain Awareness Week

Metropolitan State University’s Psychology Club and the Transforming Health and Empowering Minds (THEM) student organization teamed up to promote Brain Awareness Week (BAW) and educate others on how to increase their brain power.

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‘Philando Feeds the Children’ distributes first funds to J.J. Hill Elementary
Pamela Fergus, some of her students in PSYC 212, and Nutrition Services staff pose for photos at J.J. Hill Montessori in St. Paul on Oct. 13, 2017. The class presented a check for $10,000 to the school to pay off more than a year’s worth of student lunch debt. Photo by Kathryn Ganfield.

‘Philando Feeds the Children’ distributes first funds to J.J. Hill Elementary

Psychology students raise $94,000 to eliminate lunch debt for St. Paul schools.

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