The Department of Sociology professor Douglas Hartmann reports a strong and positive correlation between high school sport participation and academic achievement.
The Supreme Court could overturn its 2003 decision in Grutter v. Bollinger, which upheld affirmative action in admissions at the University of Michigan Law School.
Nuruddin Farah, one of Africa's most important writers, discusses "Crossbones" on October 29th. His novel "Crossbones" tells the story of Somalia's long civil war.
U of M professor Louis Mendoza biked 8,000 miles across the US to expose the personal stories behind immigration.
Dan Sullivan of the U of M School of Journalism led a team that researched the impact of newspapers in education.
The discussion will focus on how religion affects the 2012 presidential election cycle. The free event is 4-5 p.m. Monday, Oct. 29.
U of M School of Journalism Professor John Eighmey discusses the need for regulation in a complex economy.
The new Huntley House provides a place for black male students to find companions and support.
The U of M School of Music presents Collage Concert featuring Pulitzer-Prize winning Dominick Argento's work on Oct. 20.
University of Minnesota political science associate professor Kathryn Pearson talks about her reactions to the second presidential debate.
University of Minnesota history professor Dr. Donna Gabaccia will give the 23rd annual lecture on immigration history, hosted by Augustana's Swenson Swedish Immigration Research Center.
After suffering a heart attack, University of Minnesota psychology alumnus John Carter Holmes had a tough time getting around his home. A group of University students came to help.
The nationally-acclaimed playwright Lee Blessing, a Minneapolis native, came to campus to rehearse his new play Courting Harry with the U of M's Theatre Arts and Dance Department.
Jeffrey M. Pilcher, a history professor at the U of M talks about his new book, Planet Taco: A Global History of Mexican Food.
U of M political science professor Kathryn Pearson analyzes the attack strategies Michelle Bachmann is using against her opponent Jim Graves.
On October 11th, U of M Jazz Ensemble I presented "New Voices - Modern Works for Big Band," cosponsored by the Twin Cities Jazz Society as part of the "Jazz from J to Z" series.
Kelly C. Berg of the Department of Psychiatry recently led a study in an attempt to discover the cause of eating disorders.
Angus MacDonald III is a professor of psychology at the University of Minnesota, where he teaches the occasional course on the science of happiness. The key to understanding this subject, he said, lies in the human capacity for adaptation to change.
According to psychology professor Angus W. MacDonald, people in their 50s, 60s and 70s are in better spirits than younger adults.
Balancing the life of a fulltime musician and an active Legal Aid attorney, pianist Larry McDonough conveys spirited equilibrium in his far-ranging compositions and off-beat arrangements.
John Rash, an adjunct professor at the Journalism school, writes about the dispute between the State Department and CNN over the private journal of Chris Stevens, the slain U.S. ambassador to Libya. Jane Kirtley of the journalism school also weighs in.
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