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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato

Fall 2010

Page address: http://grad.mnsu.edu/research/frontiers/fall2010/

Fall 2009 Issue

Frontiers Magazine

Contents

Changing Ghana's Urban Landscape

Changing Ghana's Urban Landscape

Raymond Asomani-Boateng’s research proved that his idea to turn commodity waste from urban markets into high-quality compost could work for Ghana. His research continues with efforts to help develop a market for the compost.

 
Going Above and Beyond

Going Above and Beyond

The College of Graduate Studies and Research proudly announces the recipients of the 2010 Distinguished Faculty Scholar Awards: Steve Buechler, Daniel Cronn-Mills, and Brian Frink.

 
Marketing Gender Inequality

Marketing Gender Inequality

Sport management graduate student Kelly Fallon was intrigued by the assigned readings on gender representation in her sport psychology class. When professors invited her to join their research on the topic, she immediately accepted.

 
Tuning in to Human Behavior

Tuning in to Human Behavior

Three Psychology Department faculty members tap their colleagues’ ingenuity and expertise to produce a new radio show, “Psychological Frontiers: Exploring human behaviors,” which airs twice weekly on KMSU.

 
Engineering Award-Winning Research

Engineering Award-Winning Research

A typical dose of the common antibiotic amoxicillin is 500mg, yet a person only absorbs 280mg. Four civil engineering students conducted award-winning research to determine if, and how, the antibiotics that pass through a body unchanged affect a septic system’s delicate balance of decomposing microbes.

 
Defying Traditional Logic

Defying Traditional Logic

Minnesota State Mankato information systems and technology professor Cyrus Azarbod hopes to use fuzzy logic to identify patterns and offer solutions to social and educational issues.

 
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