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September 2, 2016

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Find out what some motivated IBH students and alumni have been up to recently.

Virajita Singh

Passionate about art and design, Assistant Vice Provost in the Office for Equity and Diversity Virajita Singh, is "on a mission to ignite creativity in young and old alike." This is just one of the reasons she was eager to teach for LearningLife this past July. Little did Singh, who also is a senior research fellow and adjunct assistant professor in the College of Design, know that the experience would reignite her own creativity and inspire her to have even higher expectations for her teaching.

Debra Wamsley

Debra Wamsley brings a wealth of addiction studies knowledge and experience as a clinician to the College.

July 25, 2016

student and tutor

According to Experience Corps Volunteer Coordinator Erin Simon, "The students get to go to school knowing that there will be another caring adult who is excited to see them and cheer them on as they go about the work of becoming readers and scholars. At the same time, the adult volunteers have the opportunity to share their curiosity and love of learning with the next generation."

MELP Activities

In this short video, international MELP students share what they like to do with their friends on campus. 

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In this short video, international MELP students share what they like to eat on campus, from falafel to pizza. 

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In this short video, international MELP students share how they get around campus, from bikes to buses. 

July 11, 2016


U of M's astrophysicist Bob Gehrz studies the universe and specializes in infrared astronomy.

June 27, 2016

Sue McClernon

Sue McClernon, the HSM Faculty Director, took a moment to talk about the program, responding to questions like how the HSM program prepares students to tackle grand challenges and how the internship requirement guarantees students’ problem solving in the real world.

vintage rock and roll

Music geeks: get schooled in Minnesota's explosive musical history, from exciting new bands to ambitious studios and radio stations.