"Parables," a timely artistic response to racial and religious intolerance around the globe, promises to be a powerful experience for audiences. Each of the work's seven sections tells a unique story, or parable, featuring the intertwining of Christianity, Judaism, and Islam.
"The Ojibwe Peoples Dictionary" opens doors to the sounds and context of the indigenous Ojibwe language and will help preserve it.
Timothy Johnson is a University of Minnesota political science professor. Along with a team of linguists, he's researched Supreme Court oral arguments going back to 1979.
The new digital dictionary contains more than 30,000 words -- groundbreaking for the language.
Sitting through stuffy lectures with a monotonous teacher is a student's worst nightmare. But Pinterest may be changing that. For example, University of Minnesota adjunct instructor Leslie Plesser is using Pinterest in her basic media graphics class.
You might say Louis Mendoza tells a higher-education story of birth, survival and hope. What he's describing is the establishment 40 years ago of the Chicano Studies Department at the University of Minnesota, its efforts to hold steady against cold economic winds and its hope for the future.
Ed Schiappa, chairman of the Communications Studies department at the University of Minnesota, said supporters of voter ID will likely use what he calls a campaign of fear about voter abuse and fraud.
At 7 p.m. Thursday, April 5, U of M School of Journalism and Mass Communication associate professor and social media expert Heather LaMarre will discuss how this "new public square" is impacting global geopolitics and the American presidential campaign.
With help from elders, a University of Minnesota professor and students have created the first online talking dictionary of Ojibwe.
Joshua Page, assistant professor of sociology at the University of Minnesota, discusses prison education with Minnesota Public Radio.
The University of Minnesota School of Journalism and Mass Communication will host advertising legend George Lois, who will present keynote address at the third annual See Change conference, Tuesday, May 15.
University of Minnesota professor Jane Kirtley speaks at the Minnesota History Center's "History Forum: We the People: Americans and the Constitution."
The event will feature Ernesto Zedillo, director of the Yale Center for the Study of Globalization and former president of Mexico, and Timothy Kehoe, a Distinguished McKnight University Professor and adviser to the Federal Bank of Minneapolis.
Musicians from at least three states and two countries will converge Saturday night on the stage of the Adler Theatre and Sunday afternoon at Augustana College's Centennial Hall for a huge collaborative endeavor.
One hundred immigrants from more than 25 countries will take part in the ceremony, which takes place on Friday, March 2.
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