Assistant Professor Lorena Muñoz in the Department of Gender, Women, and Sexuality Studies and American Studies at the University of Minnesota was recently awarded a second year of funding from the Healthy Foods, Healthy Lives Institute's Community-University Partnership Grant Program to support the Urban Farming Institute.
CLA alumnae Kate Beane and Carly Bad Heart Bull have brought positive change and representation by restoring the name Bde Maka Ska to the lake previously named for the infamous secessionist John C. Calhoun.
Beginning in high school, American studies professor Bianet Castellanos had an interest in the history and the culture of the indigenous people of Mexico. That particular history wasn’t easy to explore.
As an undergraduate in the Department of American Studies, Jessica Hobson took advantage of one of the hands-on programs outside of the classroom that prepared her to work as a professional in the museum field.