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.
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 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.
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.
The work of Ben Toff, an assistant professor at the U of M’s Hubbard School of Journalism & Mass Communication, raises a troubling question: How much difference does good or bad journalism make if people don’t want to read, watch or listen to it?
Associate professor of American Indian Studies Vicente Diaz, among others, led a team to bring Dakota, Micronesian and Ojibwe communities together while advancing science and technology in a project called “Back to Indigenous Futures.”
In a properly functioning democracy, what is supposed to come first, a voter’s beliefs about what kinds of government policies would be best for oneself, or for the nation, or for one’s party? Howard Lavine, Associate Dean of the Social Sciences in the College of Liberal Arts and Arleen C. Carlson Professor of Political Science and Psychology, elaborates in this article.
Associate Professor Enid Logan’s past research has been on blackness and the African American experience. Her latest project explores the processes of American Indian racialization through a similar sociological lens.