Prof. James Cassarino (music) conducted a choral festival sponsored by the Minnesota State Welsh Association in Mankato over the weekend of September 24-25. Nearly 200 singers from Minnesota and Wisconsin sang under his direction during the event. Jim also taught the singers how to sing in Welsh and provided commentary on Welsh-American culture.
On September 24th prof. Sam Edwards (environmental studies and animal conservation and care) presented a paper, Labeling for Good: Legal, Policy, and Market Dimensions of Sustainable Food & Agricultural Certification and Standards at the Seventh Colloquium on Environmental Scholarship at Vermont Law School. This research is a joint project with prof. Jacob Park (sustainable business). Professors Park and Edwards will present this research at a faculty colloquium November 9th.