The Impact of Research
Research creates real-world experiences for our students and faculty, and allows them to explore their big ideas in a way that contributes to greater academic conversations. Hear from campus leaders on the importance of research at Minnesota State Mankato and learn about the impact it has on our students and society.
Dr. David Hood, Provost & Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs at Minnesota State University, Mankato discusses how research and experiential learning should be integral to every student’s experience to be prepared for the next step in their life.
Dr. Jean Haar, Dean of the College of Education at Minnesota State University, Mankato examines how research can contribute to racial equity knowledge and identify gaps in education. She also explains how research goes beyond theory into actual application.
Dr. Aaron Budge, Dean of the College of Science, Engineering & Technology at Minnesota State University, Mankato talks about how research prepares people for innovation and “the next thing” across many fields.
Dr. Patricia Marincic, Dean of the College of Allied Health and Nursing at Minnesota State University, Mankato, explains that when it comes to health, research is a critical aspect of how students are able to better serve their rural and urban communities.
Dr. Christopher Brown, Dean of the College of Humanities & Social Sciences at Minnesota State University, Mankato discusses how research spans many topics and engages the human experience.
Dr. Brenda Flannery, Dean of the College of Business discusses how research prepares both faculty and students professionally and creatively to address issues of diversity and sustainability.