Psychology Professor Bob Krueger and an international consortium of psychologists and psychiatrists have developed a new diagnostic system that views mental health on a spectrum--and could make the venerated DSM a tool of the past.
The e-mails started flooding historian Erika Lee’s inbox the week after the election of Donald J. Trump. Lee, who is director of the Immigration History Research Center at the University of Minnesota and has written extensively about US immigration history, recalls that her fellow scholars had “questions like ‘what are we going to do when the deportation trains start running again?’”
Theatre artist Anne Basting, PhD, who was awarded the McArthur Foundation Genius Award in 2016 returns for a combination homecoming celebration and to speak at free public presentation about her unusual work.
Associate professor and mezzo soprano Adriana Zabala has become widely known for her work creating new roles in opera. As she prepared for the international premiere of Dinner at Eight at the Minnesota Opera on March 11, we sat down with her to hear about how the joys of collaborating on new work inspires her teaching of voice students in the School of Music.
After working with Latino school kids and parents in Minneapolis, U of M student Antonio Elias and Minneapolis public school employee Mitch Roldán wanted to give local Latinos a new platform for news. They created Hablando Franco — a Spanish-language podcast featuring news and commentary.
Every year, more than half a million inmates are released from prison. For many, the transition is not easy. Nearly two thirds of those who are released will be arrested again within three years. Sociologist Chris Uggen discusses the issues behind these numbers with MPR News host Kerri Miller.
Schools, nutritionists, and behavioral scientists are putting science to work to figure out how to get children to reach for a carrot instead of a candy bar. Psychology professor Traci Mann talks about some methods schools are trying.
It was 1969. Racial unrest and violence were popping up on university campuses all over the country. And a group of African-American students at the University of Minnesota decided they would change the course of history for all students of color at their school.
While writing has always been a passion for Erik Williams, being able to ask the good questions—such as, "What is really going on here?"—has been a powerful tool for him to help leaders find the best people to staff their teams.
Assistant Professor Terrion Williamson talks about her research and her upbringing in Peoria, Illinois. "Once I hit college, I left town and never really came back," she says. But she took the south side of Peoria with her.
Graduate choral conducting student Amanda Weber gave a TEDx talk on how she brought music behind the walls of the Minnesota Correctional Facility in Shakopee. She is a student of Kathy Saltzman Romey and Matthew Mehaffey.