University of Minnesota sociologists have found that the U.S. high school dropout rate is considerably higher than most people think -- with one in four students not graduating -- and has not improved appreciably in recent decades.
His Majesty King Harald V of Norway has appointed Robert Berthel Kvavik Knight First Class of the Royal Norwegian Order of Merit for his promotion of research and university collaboration between the United States and Norway.
U professor's book adapted to film; hits cinemas September 28.
"All our tenure-track art faculty are participating in this exhibit [that runs through Thursday, October 4, at the Katherine E. Nash Gallery on the West Bank Arts Quarter in Minneapolis]," says Nick Shank, gallery director.
History is being made at the University of Minnesota this fall in professor Mai Na Lee's Hmong History Across the Globe class.
To ensure the discussion about diversity is not lost in the dizzying array of dialogues taking place at the University, five scholars will be welcomed to Twin Cities campus this fall.
New regents professor Elaine Tyler May explores the links between politics and family life.
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