The 45th Annual Iron Pour is scheduled to take place on Friday, April 25 from 10 a.m.- 3 p.m., at the Regis Center for Art Foundry, University of Minnesota. Students and visiting artists will work together to perform an aesthetic, athletic, pyrotechnic event, pouring molten iron into sand molds to make cast iron sculptures.
University of Minnesota President Eric W. Kaler has been elected a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, one of the nation’s most prestigious academic honorary societies, Don Randel, chair of the Academy’s Board of Directors, announced today.
April 22, 2014
Approximately one in four Americans struggle with mental illness every year. To raise awareness about this No. 1 public health issue on the University of Minnesota's Twin Cities campus, Mental Health Awareness Day will be held Wednesday, April 23, from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Northrop Plaza, 84 Church St. S.E., Minneapolis.
April 21, 2014
The University of Minnesota China Center welcomes Jon Huntsman former U.S. ambassador to China and twice-elected Utah governor, as keynote speaker at the annual Bob and Kim Griffin “Building U.S. - China Bridges Lecture.”
April 21, 2014
The University of Minnesota is opening a new state-of-the-art Physics and Nanotechnology Building and is letting the public have a first look during an open house and public tours from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. and 4-7 p.m. Thursday, April 24, 115 Union St. S.E., Minneapolis. Enjoy self-guided tours with faculty, staff and students at various stations throughout the building to answer questions.
What does education look like in remote mountain villages where electricity is nonexistent or unreliable? How does a developing country seeking to grow its economy, boost tourism and expand its infrastructure do so sustainably? Earthducation Expedition 6 aims to find out — and share what it learns with teachers and students around the world.
Four-hundred-and-fifty years after his birth, William Shakespeare remains a cultural giant. While the title of bard in centuries past represented all poets, today Shakespeare is recognizable simply as, “The Bard.” His works have inspired, brought tears and laughter, and been appreciated by untold millions, updated and adapted through the span of six centuries.