Seniors Claire Grasse and Emilie Sieker are taking their accounting skills global.
May 2011 Archives
Director of Medical Industry Leadership Institute to testifies before House Subcommittee on Health.
GBCC Director to chair membership committee.
Recognized for year's most significant article in human resource management.
Fulbright alumni are the recipients of 39 Nobel Prizes, 65 Pulitzer Prizes, 24 MacArthur Foundation Awards, and 15 U.S. Presidential Medals of Freedom.
Chris Sacca shares advice on the path to happiness.
"Do We Unconsciously Design Buildings So That They Encourage Certain Types of Thinking?"
Started in 1929, award honors graduating senior who has exemplified high performance and outstanding service.
The "Who Built the Capitol?" project is off and running. David Riehle, experienced local labor historian, has plunged into the archives at the Minnesota History Center and the Minnesota State Capitol to find original sources about the workers who participated in the construction of the building between 1896 and 1907, as well as workers who have continued to do restoration and maintenance on the statehouse up to the present.
The University of Minnesota Labor Education Service, which trains thousands of people every year in topics ranging from collective bargaining to global economics, has revamped its programs to meet the challenges facing workers and their organizations.
Address in Estonia to reflect on building a community of engaged scholars.
Commissioner for Economic and Trade Affairs shares what makes Hong Kong tick with students and faculty.
Associate Dean of Faculty and Research to assume new role June 20.
Bruce Tait will discuss "Leadership Brands--How the Right Strategy Wins in any Economy" on June 7.
People who bottle up emotions all day may be more at risk for aggressive behaviors
Professorships made possible thanks to continued generosity of Board of Overseers and alumni.
Explores Carlson School's connection with the community.
Carlson School students team with professionals on Habitat for Humanity project.
By Tony DeAngelis
As 2009 ends and 2010 begins, I'd like to take a look back at an event that took place a century ago.
Building on historic tradition, IWW opens Minneapolis office
In 1905, William Bradley and Fred Henion, two railroad workers from Northeast Minneapolis, attended a conference in Chicago that led to the founding of the Industrial Workers of the World. Now, more than a century later, the IWW has opened an office steps away from where Bradley and Henion used to work.
Artistry and activism: Stonecutters have made their mark in communities, workplaces
The elegant statue of a woman, holding a lily - symbol of rebirth - in one hand and gesturing with delicate flower petals in the other, stands in St. Paul's Calvary Cemetery.
Book Review: 'Embedded with Organized Labor'
Since his first job as a staff reporter for the United Mine Workers Journal in the 1970s, Steve Early has written about the pressing issues facing organized labor, often to the delight of rank and file activists - and sometimes to the dismay of a labor leader or two.
Viewpoint: When it comes to Employee Free Choice, some don't let the truth get in the way
Recently, I overheard a conversation between two ostensibly pro-union people discussing the Employee Free Choice Act. One of them kept insisting that the problem with the Free Choice Act was that it would abolish secret ballots. "You can't get rid of secret ballots!" He argued. "It's un-American!"
Viewpoint: In health care debate, don't fall prey to the politics of exclusion
The health care debate, rather than focusing on how to expand health insurance access to everyone who needs it, is now preoccupied with how to exclude one group: immigrants.
Viewpoint: Revised election rule would restore democracy for air, rail workers
The federal government is poised to make a decision that will dramatically improve the ability of workers at Delta Airlines to win union representation and mark a historic change for thousands of air and rail transportation workers.
Landmark 'Minnesota At Work' program makes transition to the Web
In 1984 a groundbreaking new television program appeared on local cable channels in the Twin Cities. Produced by the Labor Education Service in cooperation with the Minnesota AFL-CIO, "Minnesota Labor '84" made its debut on half-a-dozen channels on cable systems in the Twin Cities.
Some 800 Teamsters, in the Twin Cities for a national Teamsters Women's Conference, filled Peavey Plaza Friday to protest corporate greed and call for action to address the nation's unemployment crisis.
Assistant Professor Lisa Leslie of the Center for Human Resources and Labor Studies finds the reason for negative reactions to affirmative action plans is more complicated than racism.