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Students with laptops in a classroom setting
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Biostatistics goes to high school

Through a School of Public Health partnership with St. Paul Public Schools, ninth grade students are exposed to data science via an interactive (and dare-we-say-fun) curriculum.

 

Marti DeLiema
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Talking aging family planning with U of M

Marti DeLiema Ph.D., an assistant professor in the College of Education and Human Development, shares tips on how older adults can have meaningful conversations with adult family members. 

Šišókaduta Joe Bendisckson
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Šišókaduta: A keeper of the language

Curious about his Native language as a teenager, Šišókaduta Joe Bendickson learned Dakota at the U of M and now teaches the language to the next generation. He feels he’s in a race against time.

Saida Abdi
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Supporting Afghan Refugees

Saida Abdi, an assistant professor in the School of Social Work in the College of Education and Human Development, provides expert comment on supporting Afghan refugees as they relocate to the United States.
 

Jodi Dworkin on the left and a girl looking at a screen on the right.
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Talking limiting screen time with U of M

University of Minnesota Professor Jodi Dworkin speaks to how screen time usage has changed, provides advice for parents, and the importance of screen-free time for families.

Hands holding a piggy bank.
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Talking financial literacy with U of M

This Financial Literacy Month, University of Minnesota Professor Joyce Serido explains what financial literacy is, ways to build a better understanding of personal finances, and how to get young people engaged in thinking about finances.

Lulete Mola wearing leather skirt and dark suit jacket in front of dark blue cloudy background
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Who SHE is

Lulete Mola’s purpose is to build power with individuals, families, and communities for real change.

Bryant Jones wearing face mask in greenhouse with seedlings on wooden table
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From planted seeds

While cooking for 20-hour days to feed the thousands who gathered after George Floyd’s killing, Bryant Jones was struck by an idea that grew into a garden ... and a community.

James Baldwin smiling and leaning on tree
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Encountering Baldwin

Megan Finch reads James Baldwin “to think rather than to substitute thought.”