Professor Peter Calow wrote this letter to the editor, which was published in the Star Tribune, responding to an earlier commentary discussing whether American society is relying too much on experts to guide public policy.
Associate Professor Dipali Mukhopadhyay authored this essay examining the Taliban's rule in Afghanistan since the U.S. troop withdrawal in August of last year. She says the Taliban remains an extremist regime that is pushing the country to the brink.
The nonprofit said it will use the gift to promote affordable home ownership, particularly for Black families. Professor Ed Goetz provided some historical context to the racial disparities in home ownership in Minnesota.
Professor Larry Jacobs observes that President Biden can’t seem to catch a break, as he has grappled with COVID-19, inflation, the Russia-Ukraine war, and rising energy prices over his 14 months in office.
Professor Larry Jacobs says it's not surprising that former MN GOP Chair and widow of U.S. Rep. Jim Hagedorn is running in the special election to fill his seat in Congress. Hagedorn, a Republican who represented the 1st Congressional District, died of cancer in February.
Julia Quanrud, a Master of Public Affairs student, was interviewed for this story on a program she runs to attract more teachers of color to Minnesota schools. Quanrud supervises Reading Corps and Math Corps programs.