University of Minnesota

Hiding in Plain Sight: Nuruddin Farah reads from new novel

11/13/2014 - 7:30pm - 9:30pm

Somali novelist Nuruddin Farah returns to Minneapolis to launch his 12th novel. Hiding in Plain Sight (Riverhead, 2014) follows an international fash

Worries linger over Postsecondary Teaching and Learning closing

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When the Department of Postsecondary Teaching and Learning announced last week that it will shutter in two years, it left some faculty members worried about their future in the college.


University of Minnesota to close Postsecondary Teaching and Learning

The University of Minnesota will close its Department of Postsecondary Teaching and Learning in two years, school officials announced Tuesday.


Diversity efforts spur campus-wide discussions at University of Minnesota

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Nya Lony lounged on a couch in the Black Student Union’s office in Coffman Union on Tuesday afternoon, surrounded by a buzz of students who were studying and chatting.


SEIU's faculty union effort may face hurdles at University of Minnesota

One of the country’s largest labor organizations’ efforts to unionize faculty at the University of Minnesota may need a clearer focus to make any headway at the school.


Some school and state officials call tuition freezes a 'Band-Aid' solution

A day after University of Minnesota President Eric Kaler proposed to continue a two-year tuition freeze earlier this month, the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system announced a similar extension.


Poet Jamaal May Reads

11/12/2014 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Poet Jamaal May won the Beatrice Hawley Award from Alice James Books for his first book, Hum (2013).

Seventh Annual Hunger Relief Benefit with Jess Row and Charles Baxter

11/03/2014 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Guest reader Jess Row joins Creative Writing faculty readers to raise money for Second Harvest Heartland, the Upper Midwest’s largest hunger relief organization: This is the Seventh Annual Hunger R

John Berryman at 100 Conference

10/24/2014 - 1:00pm - 10/26/2014 - 1:00pm

A recipient of both the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award, the poet John Berryman taught at the University of Minnesota from 1955 until his death in 1972.

Novelist Stacey D'Erasmo Reads

10/14/2014 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Novelist Stacey D'Erasmo is the author most recently of Wonderland, the tale of a fortysomething woman rock star on the comeback trail. She has published three other novels.

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