November 2010 Archives

Child Abuse cases dropping in MN

Associate Professor Ross Macmillan was featured recently in a story on MN Public Radio. "Crime is about as low as it's been in the last 50 or 60 years ... " Ross is studying how the child abuse numbers fit within the larger pattern of the drop in violent crime in Hennepin County.

Somalis in Twin Cities Shaken by Charges of Sex Trafficking

Assistant Prof. Cawo Abdi was recently featured in an article in the New York Times about a federal indictment that charged 29 Somalis and Somali-Americans with various crimes including drawing young girls into prostitution over the last decade.

A Leader in the College

Professor Chris Uggen was recently featured in the University MN Brief highlighting his research, writing, service, and leadership. He is co-editor of Contexts with Doug Hartmann and was co-chair/author of the just released CLA 2015 Final Report. Chris is featured in local press coverage of the report in the Star Tribune and on MPR.


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