The College of Liberal Arts will be holding its first Arts Quarter Festival on Wednesday, October 5 from 6:00 to 9:00pm in the West Bank Arts Quarter at 21st Avenue and 4th Street in Minneapolis. The festival will bring together artists and performers of dance, music, and theatre arts for an evening that showcases student and faculty talent. The event is free and open to the public.
Pa Eh Soe was a little girl when her family left a refugee camp in Thailand for the United States, and she had to leave her best friend behind. But Soe, now a high school student in St. Paul, never forgot her friend, and a brief story about the bond they shared is now part of the archives at the University of Minnesota.
Human rights abuses worldwide damage and destroy the lives of millions. Barbara Frey prepares advocates to ensure that governments everywhere make good on their promises to uphold justice and human dignity for all.
What does it mean to be an entrepreneur? For Minneapolis-based rapper, social entrepreneur and record label president Dessa, entrepreneurship means the ability to spread her passion—her music and writing—with as many people as she can.
Featured Student: Chris Bell is a PhD student who is breaking boundaries and reshaping the way we understand interdisciplinary relationships in academia with his research in both theatre and food studies.
The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation announced on Thursday that theatre arts and dance alumna Anne Basting has been awarded their prestigious 'Genius' Grant for her extraordinary work as a theatre artist and educator.
Nearly half a century after the University of Minnesota Marching Band begrudgingly welcomed its first female percussionist, a woman is running the show. Betsy McCann is the first female marching and athletic bands director in the University band’s 125-year history — and the first woman to lead a marching band in the Big Ten Conference.
When the world is filled with violence — both physical and psychological — how do you take care of yourself? That question is at the heart of a dance performance. "Horidraa: Golden Healing," a new piece by Ananya Dance Theatre, celebrates the healing power of indigenous wisdom and the love of community.
Geography professor and new associate dean Steven Manson uses his fascination with data to create better human and environmental systems. “The way we solve our problems today,” he says, “will determine whether or not our great-great-great grandchildren will live in a livable and equitable world.”
As an international student and psychology major, Carrie Kuang (BA ’16) was prepared to study the culture around her. But what started as a natural consequence of moving from China to Minnesota, became a full-fledged honors project: What exactly is Minnesota Nice?