February 2011 Archives
On Wed. Feb. 16 in Iran, opposition activists and government supports clashed at a funeral for a student who was killed during protests. In light of the conflict, FOX 9 News invited professor William Beeman, chair of the University of Minnesota's anthropology department. to discuss his experiences in the country this past summer.
V.V. Chari, founding director of the Heller-Hurwicz Economics Institute at the U, hopes to make the Minnesota think tank a global center for economic theory that will lead to policies and institutions that address major socioeconomic problems. The institute will hold its first public debate on Feb. 9.