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Welcome to my crib: Political Science professor Patrick Schmidt
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Welcome to my crib: Political Science professor Patrick Schmidt

The first things you notice upon walking into Patrick Schmidt’s office are the two opposing couches—one orange, the other blue, in the center of the room. Patrick Schmidt, Chair of the Political Science department, has ambient lighting on almost every surface to create a very welcoming environment. Schmidt happily gestured to the blue couch, as…

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When worlds collide: Patrick Schmidt and President Brian Rosenberg co-teach an FYC

For the first time in his twelve years at Macalester College, President Brian Rosenberg, or perhaps Professor Brian Rosenberg, is teaching a class. Previously unable to dedicate himself to teaching due to his many other responsibilities, Rosenberg has guest lectured but never before taught an official class at Macalester. This year, however, Political Science Professor…