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Minnesota State University, Mankato

Minnesota State University, Mankato

Brown Bag Series

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Join us for a one-hour lunchtime discussion (12:00-1:00 p.m.) on a variety of themes. You can attend the entire series or just come to one of the discussions depending on your schedule.  Bring your lunch, and bring your friends!


Register for any of these sessions on the Systemwide Training & Registration System (STARS).

SPRING Schedule

Miscellaneous Tuesday Brown Bags, 12:00-1:00 p.m., ML 94B - TelePresence Conference Room and Edina Room 306, Suite A unless otherwise stated.

  • January 14: How to Use the IRBNet Site, Dr. Mary Hadley
  • January 21: Completing the Institutional Review Board (IRB) Application Form, Dr. Mary Hadley
  • January 28: Institutional Review Board Requirements for Consent and Assent Forms, Dr. Mary Hadley
  • February 4: Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID) Teaching Strategies - Cornell Note-Taking, Part 1
  • February 11: AVID Teaching Strategies - Cornell Note-Taking, Part 2
  • February 18: AVID Teaching Strategies - Levels of Inquiry
  • February 25: AVID Teaching Strategies - Philosphical Chairs
  • Watch this site for more Brown Bag Discussions!

Scholars-At-Work Brown Bag Discussions, 3:00-4:00 P.M., ML 94B TelePresence Conference Room and Edina Room 306, Suite A, unless otherwise stated.

(Wednesdays, beginning January 22 through April.) Each week a MSU faculty member will share their expertise in areas of interest. Work towards a Build-Your-Own Certificate.

  • January 22: Book Discussion, Generation on a Tightrope
  • January 29: Book Discussion, Generations on a Tightrope
  • February 5: Book Discussion, Generations on a Tightrope
  • February 26: Researching Higher Education’s Thorny Issues, Kellian Clink
  • March 5: Excellence in Teaching: How You Can Make a Difference, Patricia Hoffman
  • April 2: Challenging Our Best & Brightest Students, Giovanna Walters
  • April 9: The Center Sounding Board: We want to hear your ideas on how The Center for Excellence & Innovation can best meet the needs of faculty and staff.
  • April 16: Introducing MavScholar, BrowZine, and other new technologies from Library Services, Bobby Bothmann
  • April 23: Use of eBooks in an Online Course, Bruce Poburka
  • April 30: Cornerstone - Perserving the Scholarly and Creative Achievements, Research and History of MSU, Mankato! Heidi Southworth