Broad-ranging genetic effects first came to light in a landmark study -- Minnesota Twin Family Study -- conducted from 1979 to 1999, which followed identical and fraternal twins who were separated at an early age. Researchers at the University of Minnesota, led by Thomas Bouchard, launched the landmark study in 1979.
The Interfaith Conversation Cafe in St. Paul, which gathers people of many religions for a monthly discussion, is now open to non-religions. U of M College of Liberal Arts' Penny Edgell comments on her research, which finds the public is increasingly accepting of various religions, but not of atheists.August 16, 2014
CLA grad students are tackling such important issues of our time as climate change, human rights, immigration, water scarcity, and mental health. They are the leaders and visionaries our world needs now.