The University of Minnesota Heller-Hurwicz Economics Institute (HHEI) will hold its first annual policy forum Nov. 16-17 at Coffman Union.
First Amendment scholar and Furman University President Rodney Smolla will deliver a keynote lecture about Minnesota's role in First Amendment law at 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 14, to kick off a weeklong event focusing on the First Amendment.
Political scientist Kathryn Pearson talks about campaign 2012 and the fierce debate over the stadium here in Minnesota.
Psychology professor Shmuel Lissek on the reasons we enjoy being scared.
U professors Carl Flink and David Odde have discovered that skilled dancers can test a scientist's model of a cell's inner life more quickly than a computer can.
Tetsuya Yamada, University of Minnesota associate professor in the Department of Art, has been awarded the grand prize at Gyeonggi Ceramix International, held in Gwangju, South Korea.
The Washington Post has reviewed political science professor Kathryn Sikkink's book that examines what the impact is of putting former national leaders on trial for massive violations of human rights.
Christopher Phelan, economics professor at the University of Minnesota spoke with Fox 9 News on a flat tax plan proposed by Texas Governor Rick Perry.
Tuesday night's GOP debate was full of heated exchanges. In some cases, their body language got more attention than their words. Ronald Greene, communications professor and deputy liaison of the U's debate team, talks body politics.
Logan spoke with Fox 9 news on Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain.
Archie Givens, Jr. will be honored by the University of Minnesota Alumni Association Oct. 20 for his outstanding volunteer service and leadership to the organization.
Two former U of M Department of Economics faculty - Thomas Sargent of New York University and Christopher Sims of Princeton University - have been awarded the 2011 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences "for their empirical research on cause and effect in the macroeconomy."
Jane Kirtley, director of the Silha Center for the Study of Media Ethics and Law at the University of Minnesota, comments on how we understand the First Amendment.
Minnesotan Bob Dylan did not receive the Nobel prize for literature. Music professor and Dylan scholar Alex Lubet comments on Dylan's work.
Professor Robert Rosen's theater students will embark on a journey through civilization with masks.
The University of Minnesota College of Liberal Arts' Human Rights and Creative Writing programs will sponsor a daylong conference on writing about human rights issues on Monday, Oct. 10.
What is needed to be a musician in the 21st century? As Director of the University of Minnesota School of Music, David Myers lives this question every day.
Today the College of Liberal Arts and the University mourn the loss of Professor Judith Martin, who passed away early Monday morning.
The U of M School of Journalism and Mass Communication will hold an essay contest in which students are asked to respond to the question, "How should communities deal with hate speech?"
The University of Minnesota School of Music has finalized its fall 2011 event offerings.
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