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Richard Heller

Instructor, Accounting Richard Heller has over 36 years of professional accounting experience. He has worked with companies such as Northwest Airlines, Burlington Northern, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Minnesota. A winner of the 2014 Minnesota School of Business employee of the year, Richard has been teaching for 8+ years with specialties in accounting, capstone, and
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Aneesa Adams

Instructor, Art History, Visual Art, Global Citizenship Aneesa Adams grew up in the Minneapolis arts scene as the daughter of an active visual artist. She is a classically-trained artist and has been teaching since 2003. She has exhibited her work throughout Minnesota and Wisconsin and currently exhibits her work in and around Minneapolis. While her
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Portia Heller

Instructor, Social Sciences Portia hails from Indianapolis, IN, and is currently the president of Engineering Products Associates, Inc./Bortech Sales, Inc., a manufacturer’s representative and distributor in electronic test equipment and power supplies. She started as a regional representative for EPA in 1981, became Sales Manager in 1987, and eventually assumed the helm of the company
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Nell Morningstar Ubbelohde

Instructor, Communications, Humanities Nell Morningstar Ubbelohde started writing when she was eight years old. In her early twenties, she was a published poet and essayist before she fell in love with film. Pursuing an undergraduate degree in film and photography led to almost twenty years of work in the commercial film and photography industries. Toward
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Marius Stefan

Mathematics A PhD in mathematics, Marius comes to IPR by way of Los Angeles, Iowa, and Bucharest, Romania. He has published several scholarly articles in the field of mathematics and spends his free time playing online chess. Education PhD in Mathematics, University of Iowa MS in Mathematics, University of Bucharest, Romania BS in Mathematics, University
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Mike Trojan

Earth Science, Environmental Issues Hydrologist with the State of Minnesota. Primary interest includes understanding fate and transport of pollutants in the environment. Have worked in a variety of environmental research, monitoring and regulatory programs for past 25+ years. Education PHD in soil science, University of Minnesota MS in forest hydrology, University of Minnesota BS in
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Trey Wodele

Associate Campus Director Program Chair: Digital Video and Media Production Trey is one of the Twin Cities’ leading educators and advocates for youth in digital arts. He was a Coordinator and founding teacher at the Digital Media Academy, a digital arts program for Minneapolis high school students. Under his leadership the academy grew from a
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