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2017 Issue of Inspired Released

By Elizabeth Tollefson on
Thursday, February 1, 2018

The University of Minnesota Crookston held a release party for the 2017 issue of Inspired, a creative writing and art journal. Submissions for the journal include original fiction, non-fiction, poetry, photography, and other visual artwork. The journal, created in 2010 and published Inspired journal annually, contains contributions from more than 20 U of M Crookston students, faculty and staff.

In the photo at the release party, left to right, are Ariel LaPlante, contributor and a senior majoring in English from Fisher, Minn.; Allison Haas, editor and writing center coordinator; Jed Shanley, layout and digital design and teaching specialist, Nataki Morris, contributor and student services professional; Noah Roseen, contributor and a senior majoring in natural resources from Chippewa, Wis.; Maddy Witt, copy editor and a senior majoring in natural resources from Forest Park, Ill.

The University of Minnesota Crookston now delivers 34 bachelor's degree programs, 22 minors, and 40 areas of emphasis on campus as well as 14 degree programs entirely online.  These degrees are offered in the areas of agriculture and natural resources; business; liberal arts and education; and math, science and technology.  With an enrollment of 1,800 undergraduates from more than 20 countries and 40 states, the Crookston campus offers a supportive, close-knit atmosphere that leads to a prestigious University of Minnesota degree.  "Small Campus. Big Degree."  To learn more, visit


Elizabeth Tollefson

University Relations


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