U in the News

Tuesday, September 9, 2014

The Star Tribune reports that more than 35,000 people have signed up for Prof. Brad Hokanson’s online course, "Creative Problem Solving"; U of M College of Liberal Arts anthropology professor Gilliane Monnier comments in National Geographic on newly-discovered engravings from the Neanderthal era; the Wall Street Journal speaks with U of M economics professor Faith Guvenen on the Twin Cities diverse job market; professor and Bell Museum of Natural History curator Robert Zink comments in the Pioneer Press on the extinction of passenger pigeons one century ago; sociology professor Erin Kelly comments in The New York Times on her research about flexible work arrangements and stress; and U of M School of Public Health assistant professor Katy Kozhimmannil and Department of Pediatric assistant professor Rebecca Shlafer comment in the Star Tribune on the recent Minnesota ban on the use of restraints while inmates are giving birth.