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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

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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

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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