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Winter 2012
 
Feature Articles

Before Bilbao
Celebrated architect Frank Gehry returned to the University to complete the Weisman Art Museum.
By Matt Tyrnauer


Figuring Out Flavor
University of Minnesota food scientists are using “flavoromics” to solve taste challenges.
By Greg Breining


Is the Death Penalty Unconstitutional?
Law professor and University alumnus John Bessler argues for abolishing the death penalty.
By J. Trout Lowen


Pigeon Patriot
Famed behavioral psychologist B.F. Skinner's plan to defeat Nazi Germany in World War II was so unusual it just might have worked.
By Tim Brady


  

Columns and Departments

President and CEO's Column
Many Ways to Connect to the U
By Phil Esten


Editor's Note
Why I Love the Weisman
By Shelly Fling


About Campus
The Kaler era begins, a schoolteacher's legacy, and don't let the bedbugs bite


Discoveries
The light within the blob, dial up the dialysis, and progress in ovarian cancer treatment


First Person: Right Angles Are Boring
How the Weisman inspired me to think, an essay by Christy DeSmith


Gopher Sports
Basketball's Nicole Mastey, hockey's border-to-border domination, portrayals of female athletes, and more Gopher sports news


Alumni Profile
Tiya Miles, natural scholar and genius; a social journalist to “like”; and other notable alumni


Alumni Association Angle
News from the University of Minnesota Alumni Association


National Board Chair's Column
What Excellence Looks Like
By Maureen Reed


Campus Seen
Phi Kappa Alpha's award-winning Homecoming decor
Photograph by Sher Stoneman


Alumni Association 2011 Annual Report
Our annual report to alumni and members.


  

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