Saymoukda Vongsay (Asian American Studies) has won the a Sally Award from the Ordway Center for the Performing Arts which recognizes individuals and organizations who strengthen and enrich Minnesota through their commitment to the arts and arts education.
As the school year progresses, the Liberal Education Redesign Committee faces difficult conversations about what changes to make to the liberal education requirements at the University of Minnesota. An online forum made available this semester has allowed faculty to publish critiques and support for the different plans.
Net neutrality received a very mixed ruling from the DC Circuit Court of Appeals last week. Professor Christoper Terry of the Hubbard School of Journalism and Mass Communications explains the implications this ruling has on net neutrality on this podcast.
Ajay Skaria, Professor of the Department of History and author of Unconditional Equality: Gandhi's Religion of Resistance, elaborates on the meaning of moral courage and the evil of inequality in this article.
The College of Liberal Arts is now accepting nominations for the Arthur “Red” Motley Exemplary Teaching Award. The award recognizes faculty who exemplify the highest standards of teaching and scholarship and who have enhanced the lives of University of Minnesota Twin Cities College of Liberal Arts students.
Each year, University of Minnesota alumni and networks are recognized for their contributions at our Alumni Awards Affair during Homecoming week. Congratulations to four CLA alumni who have earned Alumni Service Awards for 2019.
The Micronesian community in Milan launched a handmade, outrigger canoe on Lac qui Parle Lake on Sept. 28. Vincente Diaz, an associate professor of American Indian studies, elaborates on the launch event.
In recognition of the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall uprising and the first gay liberation organization at the University of Minnesota, the Katherine E. Nash gallery presents “Queer Forms.” The multidisciplinary art exhibition features 100 artists celebrating queer identity including Corinne Teed, an assistant professor of art.
The United States and China are in the midst of a tariff battle that has roiled markets. There are also signs that the world economy is slowing, and that’s prompted fears of recession. University of Minnesota Professor of Economics Timothy Kehoe discusses trade tensions, their impact on Minnesota-based companies such as Best Buy and Target, and the overall state of the economy.
A unique collaboration between two public-serving institutions is celebrating 50 years of shedding light on complex economic challenges. The University of Minnesota’s Department of Economics and the Minneapolis Fed have worked together on economics research since the late 1960s, providing relevant and nonpartisan economic insights to inform policy decisions that protect the financial system and promote economic growth.