• Malvern Madondo

    Malvern Madondo

    Harare, Zimbabwe
    Mathematics & Computer Science

    Malvern's Bio:
    I have heard that the average human being uses 10% of their brain's potential. Whether that's true or not, this blog is a mirror of at least part of my brain's functionality and activity. It is an outlet through which I share my experiences and escapades here at CSS. I hope that in between the mixed metaphors and rambling in my posts, you find something valuable. I have an overwhelming interest learning new things and expanding my horizons (which is why I am here). Wait, I just lost my train of thought... Welcome to my 'Pensieve' ~ thinking out loud..

  • Kathryn McCarrick

    Saint Paul, MN
    Elementary Education

    Yael Ikoba-Ndjip

    Brussels, Belgium
    Accounting Major; Finance minor

    Jin Baek

    Aurora, CO
    Biology and Chemistry (Pre-Med)

    Brooke Elvehjem

    Mora, MN

  • Bryan Chavez

    Richfield, MN
    Accounting and Finance

    Takudzwa Munjanja

    Gweru, Zimbabwe
    Health Information Management, CIS minor

    Neena Koslowski

    Apple Valley, MN

    Shivani Singh

    Mumbai, India
    Management & Marketing

  • Halle Nystrom

    Graduate Student
    Fargo, ND
    M.S. Health Information Management

    Laila Zemar

    Casablanca, Morocco
    Biochemistry, Biology and Pre-med

    Katelyn Gehling

    East Bethel, MN
    Exercise Physiology for Pre-Physical Therapy

    Daniela Moreno Gomez

    San Salvador, El Salvador
    Computer Information Systems and Finance

  • Jason Chavez

    Minneapolis, MN
    Psychology, Organizational Behavior, and Social Work

    Shauney Moen

    Graduate Student
    Oak Grove, MN
    Doctorate of Physical Therapy

    Malvern Madondo

    Harare, Zimbabwe
    Mathematics & Computer Science

    Laura Salazar

    Bogotá, Colombia
    Marketing and Business Management

  • Conrado Eiroa Solans

    Madrid, Spain
    Psychology Major, Biology minor

Climate Change Specialist visits CSS!

Yesterday, in my Honors class – “Politics of Science in the US”, we were graced by Tansey Smith, the Climate Change Specialist at the Duluth-based 1854 Treaty Authority! This was the last guest lecture in a series of five that we have had this semester. Tansey spoke widely on various issues surrounding policies and projects designed and being implemented in Minnesota to curb climate change effects. We also got to ask questions about the work being done and the outlook of climate change in Minnesota in the next few years. For good or for worse, temperatures are projected to increase as well as precipitation, affecting many species that relied on the cooler (cold) Minnesotan clime for survival such as moose.

The past guest lectures also touched on various issues around science policy and administration. I am thankful that we get such opportunities to learn from specialists and experts in various fields. It is a good opportunity to think of ways to help save the planet and be good custodians of natural resources for our own sake and for the sake of future generations.

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