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U of M research team tracks complex web of monetary sanctions in Minnesota


Minnesota researchers join a multi-state study to examine monetary sanctions in the criminal justice system.

U of M renames journalism school after Hubbard Broadcasting family

Journalism students

The name change honors the family that founded, owns and continues to operate Hubbard Broadcasting. 

A teddy in the trunk

Police officer standing at the driver's window of a car.

Tiffany Hamidjaja conducts research into the trauma of parental arrest on children.

Immigration History Research Center launches new website, curriculum

Thiago Heilman

The projects serve teachers nationwide and empower immigrants to tell their own stories. 

U of M’s Immigration History Research Center launches #ImmigrationSyllabus


Created by historians nationwide, #ImmigrationSyllabus responds to current debates with a history lesson for the public.

An activist and a scholar

Student Raven Ziegler

Raven Ziegler’s activism is an inspiration for the next generation of Native American youth.

Elisia Cohen named director of School of Journalism & Mass Communication

Elisia Cohen

Elisia Cohen will be the next director of the School of Journalism and Mass Communication, effective June 30, 2017.

From You Betcha to Kon'nichiwa

carrie kuang

In exploring a new culture, honors student Carrie Kuang found a career.

Atheists remain most disliked religious minority in the U.S.

Johnston Hall

Ten years after landmark study, researchers find Americans consider religion central to morality and national identity.


Department of Philosophy receives largest donation in its history


Gift from PrairieCare president Stephen R. Setterberg will support teaching and research

Christopher Uggen named Regents professor

Headshot of Regents Professor Christopher Uggen

The University of Minnesota Board of Regents has named Christopher Uggen as a Regents Professor of Sociology and Law.