Three Augsburg students participated in the Minnesota Private College’s 2008 Scholars Day at the Capitol last week. The poster session, held in the Capitol rotunda, highlighted the work of undergraduate students who contributed new knowledge to their fields or advanced their own creativity in exceptional ways. The Augsburg presentations were:
Kari Aanestad with English professor Dal Liddle — Ragnvald Aanestad and the Lutheran Sermon
Examines Ragnvald Aanestad’s attempts to interpret world events of the 1940s and 1950s to a small, traditional Lutheran congregation in the Midwest.
Chau Nguyen with business administration professor Steven Zitnick — Economic Impact of Vietnamese Businesses in Minnesota
Considers the impact of Vietnamese businesses to Minnesota’s economy finding that they benefit by supplying and creating new jobs for Vietnamese immigrants.
Holly Tapani (pictured) with music therapy professor Roberta Kagin — Supporting College Students with Brain Injury through Music and Movement
Identifies the need for intentional social mentoring for college students with brain injury and highlights alternative learning approaches using music and movement.