Two CLA alumni, Jimmy Ennen and Travis Brew, created a business called Face to Face selling lip balm and donating one dollar from each sale toward providing healthcare to children with facial deformities in Africa.
African American and African studies professors John Wright and Keith Mayes believe in the importance of teaching black history.
Shayla Thiel-Stern, professor in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication, discusses ways in which people use social media get their message out to large numbers of the population.
The study about employee performance, which was recently published in the Human Performance Journal, was co-authored by Paul Sackett of the University of Minnesota.
Associate professor of Spanish and Portuguese Studies Joanna O'Connell pushed her tenure decision date past the typical six years so she could care for her parents. Many women take longer for childcare reasons.
The University of Minnesota is at the forefront of developing a male birth control pill, and Dr. Elaine Tyler May, who specializes in gender, sexuality and culture at the U, offers insight on Fox9 News.
Kathryn Pearson, a University of Minnesota political science professor, discusses the
apparent second round of debates surrounding same-sex marriage.
Thomas Sargent won the Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences in 2011 along with Christopher Sims, both former faculty members in the University's Department of Economics. The University presented Sargent with a Doctor of Science degree -- the highest award given by the University Board of Regents.
Lesa Nord was one of two U students on the Twin Cities campus to receive a highly competitive Fulbright Scholarship this year to the United Kingdom, where she is completing an interdisciplinary degree in humanitarianism and conflict response at the University of Manchester.
Of the fall 2012 Twin Cities campus freshman class of more than 5,000 students, 3.4 percent identified as black, causing students and community members to urge the University to take more action to diversify campus.
The former professor received the Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences in 2011.
U alum Lesa Nord talks about her Fulbright Scholar experience in the United Kingdom, where she is completing an interdisciplinary degree in humanitarianism and conflict response at the University of Manchester.
On Feb. 4 the University of Minnesota conferred an honorary degree on Nobel Prize-winning economist and longtime U of M faculty member Thomas Sargent.
Rep. Tony Cornish, R-Vernon Center, plans to introduce legislation this week that would allow anyone who is 21 years old and has a handgun permit to carry a gun on campus. University political science professor Wendy Rahn said she expects significant pushback if Cornish's bills pass.
Drew Coveyou, Abdul Omari and Chris Tastad are all looking to fill the open at-large position on the Board of Regents reserved for a student.Drew Coveyou is the youngest regent candidate and the only one not from Minnesota.
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