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September 23, 2008

Laura Gurak: Teen Tech Experiment

Prof. and Chair Laura Gurak was recently interviewed for a story about teens and cell phone use.

Teen Tech Experiment: Can teens survive without their cell phones?

The history of the Boys and Girls Clubs goes back about 150 years. ... "I don't
know what they're going to do with their time," says Laura Gurak, a professor at
the University of Minnesota. ... "They're increasingly mobile, they increasingly
want immediate communication and they want to use multi-media technologies,"
says the U of M's Christine Greenhow.

To view: http://www.kare11.com/news/news_article.aspx?storyid=524397&catid=2

September 5, 2008

Carol Berkenkotter: So, What Are U Working On?

Professor Carol Berkenkotter was featured in the latest issue of "UWomen," a special section in the Minnesota Women's Press.