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SNC Learns

What St. Norbert students need to know and how they learn it is undergoing a remarkable change, propelled by the college’s Digital Learning Initiative.

SchneiderA Fine Place to Do Business 
The Donald J. Schneider School of Business & Economics will soon become a reality at St. Norbert through the generosity of the family of one of northeast Wisconsin’s legendary business leaders and entrepreneurs. Pat Schneider, wife of the late Donald J. Schneider ’57, has donated $7 million to establish the school, as well as to found a new MBA program. >>MORE

Passages of ArtPassages of Art
Art is more than the images that enrich our lives. Art also records our passages through time and place, says Jesse Borlen ’14. His independent research has taken him deep into three paintings in the college’s own collection. >>MORE

News of St. Norbert

A Kazakhstani Conversation Connects Two-and-a-Half Green Knights
A St. Norbert thread draws together a young Kazakhstani alum and a 10-year-old looking for answers about the country of his birth. >>MORE
Coaches Talk Basketball With Notre Dame’s Muffet McGraw
The coach of Notre Dame’s storied women’s basketball team brought Division I skills to a coaches clinic at Schuldes. >>MORE
Planting Begins for Community Garden’s Second Season
The green thumbs of some Green Knights are providing food for the community and the college. >>MORE
Canonical Social Justice Scholar Visits St. Norbert College
A “year of bell hooks” on campus culminated in a two-day visit by the cultural critic. Hooks gave an evening of reading and dialog on “The End of Domination,” a reading from her children’s books and an interview for “Conversations from St. Norbert College.” >>MORE
Student-Athlete Doubles up on National Appearances
Elly Wiebusch ’14 represented the Green Knights in both the NCAA Division III women’s soccer tournament and the Mock Trial National Tournament. >>MORE
Brewers’ Pup Enjoys New Digs
Hank settles into life with Green Knight Marti Wronski ’94 and her family. Wronski, who works for the baseball team, has given the pup his new Milwaukee home. >>MORE
Men’s Hockey Brings Home Fourth National Title in Seven Years
The Green Knights triumphed over UW-Stevens Point 3-1 in an All-Wisconsin joust for the Division III championship. The title game was played in Lewiston, Maine, March 22. >>MORE
Equally at Home at St. Norbert
Amanda Kim, senior adviser for equity, diversity and inclusion, says the college already has experience of a changing culture, and is nearing an interesting tipping point. >>MORE
Guardian of the Gridiron

New football coach Steve Opgenorth arrives at St. Norbert with a résumé filled with successful recruiting experiences. >>MORE

An Education in Earth Science

It’s unusual for the National Science Foundation to provide funding specific to teacher preparation in geology, and at the K-8 level. But a $190,386 grant is giving a pilot group of students the chance to graduate with a thoroughgoing knowledge of what it means to do science in elementary education. >>MORE

Two Brothers, One Calling

On the Feast of St. Augustine, Frater Michael Brennan, O.Praem., ’99 professed Simple Vows at St. Norbert Abbey. Fewer than four weeks before, his brother Christopher had professed First Vows – as a novice of the Congregation of the Holy Cross. >>MORE

TRIPS Students Serve With Alumni

Through the college’s service break program, education majors can now sign on to work with teachers at St. Anthony’s School in Milwaukee. The school’s professional staff includes an astounding 12 St. Norbert alumni. >>MORE

Regular Features

President’s Message

President Tom Kunkel enjoys the “dizzying ballet of the construction trades” that is taking place inside the emerging Gehl-Mulva Science Center, and looks forward to 2015, when the gleaming new building will open as a landmark in science and medical education on campus. >>MORE

Personally Speaking/Transcending Space

Technology and a shared workshop experience brought together pre-service teachers in classrooms separated by a continent, to learn about spatial literacy and its importance in the classroom. >>MORE

Treasure/Right Field for a Baseball Fan

Sports economist Keith Sherony says baseball offers a wealth of data for his research – as well as yielding the collection of baseballs housed in his office: “It sure is nice to be able to have your scholarship focus on something you really enjoy.” >>MORE

Alumni Profile/Hunting for Stories, Fishing for Tales

Outdoorsman and broadcaster Bill Sherck ’94 doesn’t get to fish for fun on the job – but, all the same, he’d love to return to the Fox River to shoot a show. >>MORE