The past year has been filled with media reports of attacks against Muslims. These acts of violence have permeated the minds of the entire student body, making us question the future implications of continuing higher education in a safe environment.
We often talk about what colleges are doing wrong and where they're falling short. From sexual assault to mental health, the consequences can be tragic when student health isn't prioritized - high drop-out rates, life-long trauma, even death.
You are now at your lowest academia, and I want you back to brilliance. I, and the world, deeply cherished the freedom that you provide, but the moment that hiding behind your freedom gives people a shield to support your disgraces, you have failed.
On Feb. 9, 13 students were arrested for a peaceful sit-in at the office of University of Minnesota President Eric Kaler. These students are part of an autonomous, on-campus organization called Whose Diversity?
For decades the environmental justice movement has insisted that pollution is just another form of racism. Now a University of Minnesota study is conclusively confirming this painful reality.
Some of us predicted when Condi Rice left office that she would become intent on revising history. Faustian bargains don't end that quickly!
It seems like ever since the inception of the Maui Invitational, one can expect to see teams playing in Hawaii during November and December still playing in late March en route to the National Championship.
For almost three decades, population experts have pointed to the US Census data and other federal sources of information about divorce and concluded that the divorce rate peaked in the late 1970s and has been declining since then. This seems to be wrong.
Two weeks ago the University of Minnesota was defeated 3-2 in hockey by the University of North Dakota. Twenty-two months earlier on February 17, 2012...
Tomorrow is World Vegetarian Day, kicking off a whole month of meatless joy and awareness. Just in time, too, because honey, people need some of both....
It wasn't until my 40th birthday that I redefined success for myself... and quitting my job was just part of that journey.
Being aware of the environmental costs that unsustainable farming and eating practices can have on the environment, and making food choices accordingly, can help to fight climate change and protect the environment.
See the WWW Conference as an educational wake-up call. School should be about equipping students not just with the skills, but also with the self-confidence to pursue their passions, regardless of what others may think.
The old Joni Mitchell line, "You don't know what you've got till it's gone" applies to public higher education these days. Most states have dramatically cut financial support of their research universities.
University administrators have exercised numerous opportunities to have their say against unionization; they should now let the workers' voices be heard by letting the state count the cards.
In the tradition of "No Scrubs," "Single Ladies" and "Gold Digger," researchers have found scientific "proof" that when men compete for women, money and status are key.