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Fall 2011

Eric Kaler: Happy to Be Back
Alumnus Eric Kaler (Ph.D. ’82), named 16th president of the University of Minnesota, expects to remove barriers for qualified students to attend the U and for every college, school, and program to be among the best.
By Shelly Fling


History: King's Speech
One hundred years after the event that ignited the U.S. Civil War, rising civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. came to campus to address the quest for racial justice in America. 
By Tim Brady


2011 Gopher Football Preview
Everything you need to know about the dawn of a new era of Gopher football: Jerry and the Playmakers, Teamwork Well-Done, Kick-off Confidential
by Cynthia Scott


Campus Seen
The Dairy Store on the St. Paul campus
Photograph by Jayme Halbritter


Off the Shelf: Fall 2011
Sisterhood of War and Voyageur Skies




Alumni Profile: Juan Ramirez
Juan Ramirez mentors eighth-grade students on business and biculturalism.


Alumni Association Angle
Health club for the mind, Outstanding Undergrads, network over breakfast, and more.


First Person: Human Tackling Dummy
"Human Tackling Dummy," by David Butwin


National Board Chair
Meet Maureen Reed, the new chair of the Alumni Association national board.


About Campus: Fall 2011
A $51 million boon to collaborative research, seasonal abundance on Church Street, and pedal power


President and CEO: Fall 2011
A Momentous Autumn
By Phil Esten (Ph.D. ’03)


Editor's Note: Fall 2011
What's with 1959?
By Shelly Fling


Discoveries
Neighborliness saves lives, a down-to-earth discovery, and wealth by chance


Letters: Fall 2011
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