Minnesota Regional Network

Cathy Manduca, Carleton College
Mary Walczak, St. Olaf College
Paul Jackson, St. Olaf College
Jill Dietz, St. Olaf College
Gina Samuelson, College of St. Catherine
Jeff Dahlseid, Gustavus Adolphus College
Jon Grinnell, Gustavus Adolphus College
Noel Petit, Augsburg College


  1. Organize research opportunities and student "labor" - some schools have more money, other more students looking

  2. Communication on student research activities to allow coordination, local-regional symposia, transportation of groups to meetings

  3. Web-based coordination and data-entry automated updating

  4. Organize mutual-interest subgroups (quantitative skills, K-12, mentoring, etc)



Set up web site to automate updates


1-2 planning and coordination meetings initially)


Follow-up & as needed meetings


Total budget not to exceed $2,000 in the first year and $1,000 in the second year