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Consortium Events and News

Scientific Instrumentation in the Undergraduate Curriculum

Event date: Sun Jun 21st 2015 - Tue Jun 23rd 2015
Faculty Development Workshop June 21-23, 2015

This summer, the Midstates Consortium for Math and Science will hold a faculty development workshop about scientific instrumentation in the undergraduate curriculum. Registration is open now through June 7. (If you are interested in presenting, please register by June 1.)

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2015 Workshop for Early Career Success

Event date: Fri Jul 10th 2015 - Sun Jul 12th 2015
for new faculty, and for senior graduate students and postdocs seeking a faculty career in the liberal arts

This summer's workshop for early career faculty, post-docs and graduate students will be held in St. Peter, MN on the beautiful campus of Gustavus Adolphus College on the weekend of July 10-12. 

Online registration is now open and will continue through FridayJune 26. Advanced graduate students and postdocs interested in teaching at liberal arts colleges, newly hired tenure-track or term appointment faculty, and faculty just completing their first or second years are encouraged to participate.

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2015 Janet Andersen Award

nominations due by April 10 - deadline extended!

We are now accepting nominations for the 2015 Janet Andersen Lecture Award. We encourage nominations of faculty members who


  • ·      have vigorous research programs involving undergraduates
  • ·      are exceptional mentors for undergraduate research students
  • ·      are engaged and skilled teachers, and/or
  • ·      create interdisciplinary research opportunities for undergraduate students.


Faculty of any rank at Consortium member institutions are eligible for this award. Read more  


Looking for a new Director!

a note from current director Brandy Russell

The Executive Committee is currently accepting applications for the next Director. The Director facilitates Consortium programming and seeks to form connections among faculty, students, staff, and administrators on the 13 member campuses. 

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Congratulations 2014 Janet Andersen Award Winners

Winners will give keynote lectures at 2014 Undergraduate Research Symposia

The 2014 Janet Andersen Award winners have been selected:

  • Dr. Phoebe Lostroh (Biology, Colorado College)
  • Dr. Kevin Crosby (Physics & Computer Science, Carthage College)

see for details

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