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  • Causing ripples, making waves

    Chris LarsonAfter more than 50 years, Professor Irv Gottesman is still changing how we think about nature and nurture. He remembers the course he took that started it all and looks to the future. Learn more

  • Chris Larson: The Whitney, the Walker, the U

    Chris LarsonMinnesota-inspired artist and assistant professor Chris Larson always seems to be animated by myriad passions. One of his solo works is on display through May 28 in New York at the Whitney Biennial, one of the world's most prestigious exhibits of contemporary art. Learn more

  • Happy Birthday, Will! You Haven't Aged a Day

    William Shakespeare

    Shakespeare has thrived from handwritten script to wireless keyboard, so timeless and global that the world is celebrating his 450th birthday this spring. The University of Minnesota is joining the party, too, producing three of his tragedies, culminating with Hamlet April 17-27, and hosting an outdoor birthday bash on April 23. Learn more

  • 2014 Dean's Medalist: Rose Brewer

    Rose Brewer

    Rose M. Brewer is the newest recipient of the Dean's Medal. She is widely honored for her scholarship and is a leader in the movement to create multicultural curricula. She is also a nationally recognized speaker on the issues of race, gender, and class. Learn more

  • Immigrant Women: the Powerful and the Powerless

    Portrait: Luz HernandezUsing linguistics to investigate social issues can help us examine the relationship between power and the powerless. Luz Hernandez of the Hispanic linguistics program is analyzing interviews with detained undocumented workers to help advocacy groups and immigration offcials. Learn more

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Featured Events

Photo by Janaki Ranpura of a young man and woman looking at a laptopSep 2 - Dec 13: thinking making living
Location: Katherine E. Nash Gallery, West Bank

Graphic for the Road Ahead and Big Questions event, a hand holding a lightbulb with a road and tree insideOct 22: The Road Ahead and Big Questions
Location: McNamara Alumni Center

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