A new wave of U.S. Census Bureau data reveals some interesting trends in marriage and divorce rates by region. Ray Suarez of PBS News Hour discusses the new data with David Blankenhorn of the Institute for American Values and Elaine Tyler May of the University of Minnesota.
After a year of renovation, the University of Minnesota Folwell Hall will be open to the public this month.
The University of Minnesota Marching Band started Spat Camp. This Week@Minnesota has a short preview.
William Beeman, an expert in U.S./Iranian relations and chair of the anthropology department, discusses what will happen next to the detainees.
Professor William Beeman, chair of the anthropology department, said the United States has an interest in getting Moammar Gadhafi out of Libya, but it mostly comes down to one thing: Oil.
Marvin Taylor, a PhD candidate in the Department of Geography, discusses the need to close the employment and wealth gaps in Minnesota. His research focuses on the historical and economic geography of the state.
Along the Mississippi, U archaeologists unearth records of civilizations past.
Two professors of sociology, David Pellow and Lisa Sun-Hee Park, have written a scathing analysis of Aspen's use of immigrant labor to service its wealthy visitors and property owners.
A new study by Nicholas R. Eaton, a research assistant in the Department of Psychology, finds that mental illnesses appear to be influenced by gender, or more specifically, the ability to internalize or externalize emotions.
President Obama's recent trip to Minnesota has people wondering how often presidents usually travel. Political science professor Kathryn Pearson provides some answers.
Riv-Ellen Prell, a professor of American Studies who has studied Jewish camping, says Jewish camps succeed because "they effectively create a sense of the importance of Jewish life and learning through performance, creativity and physical activity."
According to Abdi Ismail Samatar, a professor of geography at the U, droughts have not caused famine in the Horn of Africa, but politics have.
Political science professor Kathryn Pearson says Tim Pawlenty bet heavily on a good showing in Iowa. After finishing third in the Iowa Straw Poll, Pawlenty announced his withdrawal from the race.
"The answer may be, there's not an easy answer," said University of Minnesota Associate Professor of Political Science Ben Ansell.
Somali novelist and playwright Nuruddin Farah, who the Department of English is hosting during his three years as CLA Winton Chair, discusses the famine crisis in Somalia.
Judith Brin Ingber, a teacher in the Department of Theatre Arts and Dance, has published a new book, "Seeing Israel and Jewish Dance." The book features a collection of essays and photographs that explore the evolution of Jewish dance.
U of M geography professor Abdi Samatar says there are several reasons why the terrorist group al-Shabab has retreated from the Somali capital of Mogadishu.
Economics professor VV Chari offers some advice for Minnesotans who watched stocks plunge last week.
In a lower-level rehearsal space of the West Bank's Rarig Hall, University of Minnesota theater senior Mel Day is enduring the final hellish throes of rehearsal for her Fringe Festival directorial debut.
A new exhibit at the Katherine E. Nash gallery at the University of Minnesota is shedding light on vital aspects of Chinese culture. The exhibit will be on display through Aug. 25.
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