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On March 31, 2011, the College honored 20 alumni who have made remarkable contributions or attained significant achievements in their fields.

Paradise Found?

History professor Tracey Deutsch traces the evolution of the grocery store, and finds that food shopping is still hard work.

Veni, Vidi, Ricci

An Italian Jesuit's Chinese map of the world has captured the imagination of CLA's scholars of Chinese culture and history.

This summer former CLA art student Miles Mendenhall is a contestant on Bravo's reality show "Work of Art: The Next Great Artist."

On April 6, 2010, the College honored 21 alumni who have made remarkable contributions or attained significant achievements in their fields.

Join us on LinkedIn!

Social media is everywhere. Many of you are probably already using it to keep in touch with friends and family, to share opinions, links, photos, and videos. Of course, some of you may also be using it for professional networking and job searches. The College of Liberal Arts has recently launched a LinkedIn site for current students and alumni to connect professionally.

You make this possible: Thank you!

This past year many of you cheered and volunteered to support CLA and its students. Thank you! The CLA Alumni Society wants to thank you and to let everyone know about a new way to connect to other CLA alums and students: we've launched a LinkedIn group.

Puzzles of Antiquity

By Kelly O'Brien

The Dead Sea Scrolls, both mysterious and revealing, continue to fascinate Professor Alex Jassen. In an exhibition at the Science Museum of Minnesota, the public can learn more about these ancient documents that connected the dots between the Old Testament and early rabbinic Judaism and Christianity.

Axes of evolution

80x80biface.jpgTostevin will use his Imagine Fund grant to acquire 3-D models of actual flint flakes found in Europe for further studies Continue reading...

Calendar Politics

Professor Keith Mayes publishes the first scholarly book connecting Kwanzaa and the Black Power movement.

CLA Alumni Honored for Leadership and Service

In October three CLA alumni received the prestigious Alumni Service Award from the University of Minnesota for their long-time service and legacy of volunteerism. The awards were presented at a celebration hosted by the University of Minnesota Alumni Association.

Site Visits Help CLA Students Understand the Work World

Since November 2008, CLA's Career and Community Learning Center (CCLC) and the CLA Alumni Society have partnered on an initiative for CLA students to learn more about networking and work places through company site visits.

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