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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Pride and purpose link Lavender Bridge students
Casey Landrum, left, and Jay Olivares at a Lavender Bridge meeting on Jan. 16, 2019. Club members meet in the Women’s and LGBTQ+ Resource Center in Founders Hall, room 140. (Scott Lindell / The Metropolitan)

Pride and purpose link Lavender Bridge students

LGBTQ+ students build inclusive, all-embracing, celebratory club on campus.

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‘Let us be amazing’: Workshop series helps students step up as leaders
Students and staff gather around Professor Raj Sethuraju, center, at his “Step In, Step Out, Step Up” leadership workshop in the Student Center on Nov. 14, 2018. (Scott Lindell / The Metropolitan)

‘Let us be amazing’: Workshop series helps students step up as leaders

“We don’t have to be CEOs to make a difference.” That was the message of Professor Raj Sethuraju at a leadership development workshop for Metro State students.

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Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist to headline Metro State’s Career Ideas Festival
George Anders, author and editor-at-large at LinkedIn, is the keynote speaker for Metro State’s Career Ideas Festival on March 29, 2019. The first 100 people to register and attend the event will receive a free copy of his most recent book “You Can Do Anything.” It was published in 2017 by Little, Brown and Company. Photo courtesy of George Anders / georgeandersbooks.com

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist to headline Metro State’s Career Ideas Festival

Keynote speaker will uplift liberal arts education at Metro State's Career Ideas Festival on March 29.

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Speaker series lets students set sights on UX careers
Designers of smartphones, tablets and computers employ the principles of user experience, or UX. A new speaker series at Metro State will bring Twin Cities-area UX professionals to campus. Photo credit: Canva

Speaker series lets students set sights on UX careers

A new speaker series is bringing user experience professionals into Metro State classrooms.

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Minding the digital literacy gap at Metro State
Emily Myanna welcomes students to Game Night in the Library and Learning Center lounge on Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018. Myanna is an AmeriCorps member who offers computer skill tutoring to students and library patrons. Photo by Kathryn Ganfield

Minding the digital literacy gap at Metro State

Library adds AmeriCorps member to the team to teach tech to students.

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Metro State students spot cybersecurity careers in their futures
Twin Cities employers meet cybersecurity job candidates and Metro State students at the MN Cyber Career Expo June 27, 2018 on the St. Paul campus. Employers in attendance included 3M, Ameriprise Financial, Azule, Diversant, Experis-Manpower Group, IDEMIA, Mayo Clinic, Metro Transit, Minnesota IT Services (MNIT), Optum, Protocol 46, RSM Technology and Management Consulting, Talent Software Services, Target, US Bank and Xcel Energy. Photo by Scott Lindell

Metro State students spot cybersecurity careers in their futures

The 2018 MN Cyber Career Expo offered students and job candidates a chance to chat with tech company representatives.

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Casual career event aims to put Metro State students at ease
Students mingle with company representatives at “Meet the Employers” event in the Student Center on May 31, 2018. Photo by Scott Lindell.

Casual career event aims to put Metro State students at ease

Some students are wary of traditional job fairs. So the Career Center put on a more easygoing event of informational interviews at "Meet the Employers" on May 31.

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