Barbara Frey, the director of the human rights program at the U of M's Institute for Global Studies joins other panelists in a discussion of the controversy over Susan Rice, the ethics of drones and other foreign policy challenges on Minnesota Public Radio.
The CLA Human Rights Program and the Human rights Center in the Law School have received a grant from the United States Agency for International Development to create a human rights law school partnership between law schools at the U and in Colombia.
Sociology professor John Robert Warren conducted a national study on students who repeat grades in school.
Alexander Matson, economics senior and president of the University's Cycling Team and geography doctoral candidate Bill Lindeke, who specializes in non-motorized transportation weigh in on the Nice Ride program.
Louis Mendoza, chair of the Department of Chicano and Latino Studies, took part in the NY Times' "Room for Debate" discussion on immigration last week.
Amid violence in the Middle East, pro-Palestinian and Israeli groups held demonstrations in front of Coffman Union on Friday -- at one point nearing confrontation. CLA students Natalie Miller and David Axelrod each supported a different side.
The University of Minnesota alumnus and author, Jon Lurie, is awaiting a heart transplant after a three-year battle with a rare autoimmune disorder. His publisher, Milkweed Editions, hosted a benefit for Lurie at the Loft Literary Center on Saturday night.
John Warren, a sociology professor, and graduate student James Saliba measured retention rates in public school students in grades one through eight--the first study of its kind.
Darlene St. Clair, a Dakota scholar and a visiting professor in the University of Minnesota's Department of American Indian Studies says it's important to observe the 150th anniversary of the war.
Journalism school professor Jane Kirtly, who teaches media ethics and law, comments about the Petraeus scandal and the email discoveries.
U of M biomedical engineer David Odde and the head of the Department of Theatre Arts & Dance, Carl Flink, collaborated on a paper linking dance and molecules.
November 8th and 9th marked the 74th anniversary of Kristallnacht. Alejandro Baer, the director at the Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies, writes about its significance.
Amelia Rivera-Barreto, a sophomore Guatemalan student studying anthropology and music, says why international students should attend the U.
Retired University of Minnesota History Professor Hy Berman ties the current political issues to history.
CLA student Sidney Usem describes his first voting experience.
Studentst Alina Moua and Jia Nacon discuss why they chose to study science in CLA.
Ed Schiappa, chair of the U of M Communications Department discusses the history of same-sex marriage campaigns and the current movement.
CLA student and vice president of the College Democrats, Daveen Trentman, describes the event.
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