Education
A drop of liquid hangs from the tip of a glass pipette over an assembly of test tubes.

High Honor for Young Chemist

Erin Carlson, an associate professor of chemistry, has received the federal government’s highest award for science and engineering professionals in the early stages of their careers.
https://twin-cities.umn.edu/news-events/high-honor-young-chemist
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
04/06/2016
A group of people walks toward the Minnesota State Capitol.

Building a Better U

The University is advancing this year’s capital request to the Minnesota Legislature for six projects that will renovate facilities and provide students access to 21st-century learning tools. 
https://twin-cities.umn.edu/news-events/building-better-u
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
03/29/2016

University of Minnesota Twin Cities and Rochester Campuses Meet All 21 Accreditation Requirements

The University of Minnesota recently received news from the Higher Learning Commission that the commission has formally accepted the conclusions of the accreditation team that visited the Twin Cities and Rochester campuses last October.
https://twin-cities.umn.edu/news-events/university-minnesota-twin-cities-and-rochester-campuses-meet-all-21-accreditation
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
01/25/2018

U of M Twin Cities Recognized as Top-Producer of Fulbright Student Awards

In a recent announcement by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, the University of Minnesota Twin Cities ranks sixth in the nation among public universities in the number of 2015-2016 Fulbright Program student awards.
https://twin-cities.umn.edu/news-events/u-m-twin-cities-recognized-top-producer-fulbright-student-awards-0
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
01/25/2018
Maria and Miller Williams

‘Tiny Curators’ Pay It Forward to the Bell

Siblings Maria and Miller Williams recently staged a “Tiny Natural History Museum” and donated half of their profits to the Bell Museum of Natural History. The Bell responded with gifts for the kids and a special behind-the-scenes tour. 
https://twin-cities.umn.edu/news-events/%E2%80%98tiny-curators%E2%80%99-pay-it-forward-bell
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
02/20/2016
Sammy Shaker in a lab

In the Pursuit of Science

Sammy Shaker is 20 years old, graduating, and heading overseas after receiving one of the most prestigious scholarships in the United States.
https://twin-cities.umn.edu/news-events/pursuit-science
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
03/02/2016
Education
Ann S. Masten
Ann S. Masten
Professor
College of Education and Human Development
612-624-0215
  • Resilience in children
  • Homeless children
  • Children in disaster
  • Children in war
  • Interventions to promote resilience in children
Education
Nicole M. LaVoi
Nicole M. LaVoi
Senior Lecturer and Associate Director
Tucker Center for Research on Girls & Women in Sport
College of Education and Human Development
612-626-6055
  • Coach behavior and its impacts on athletes, ethics, and women in coaching
  • Sportsmanship and/or bad behavior of athletes
  • Sport parent behavior on youth sport sidelines
  • Sport participation and gender equity
  • Benefits for girls and women in sport, gender equity
  • Media coverage of female athletes
Education
Kyla L. Wahlstrom
Kyla L. Wahlstrom
Senior Research Fellow
College of Education and Human Development
612-624-1890
  • School leadership
  • Educational reform policies
  • Later school start times
  • Teens and sleep
  • Teacher professional development

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