TRIO alumni win MN TRIO Achiever awards

Two University of MN TRIO alumni have won 2014 MN TRIO Achiever awards. Kao Kalia Yang is a Student Support Services alumna from Carleton College and a McNair Scholars alumna from the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities. Her first book, The Latehomecomer: A Hmong Family Memoir, is the best-selling book in Coffee House Press history and […]

U of M welcomes Chinese Olympic athletes to Twin Cities as part of CHINA CHAMPIONS program

To foster an exchange of culture, education and sport, the University of Minnesota will host 10 Chinese Olympic and world champion athletes and one Olympic-level coach as part of the CHINA CHAMPIONS program (CCP), arriving October 16th. Led by the U’s School of Kinesiology, in collaboration with Beijing Sport University and supported by the China […]

King gives keynote presentations on evaluation in Hawai’i and Australia

Dr. Jean King is a professor in the Department of Organizational Leadership, Policy, and Development (OLPD) and director of the Minnesota Evaluation Studies Institute (MESI). She is currently on sabbatical and has recently given multiple keynote presentations and workshops on evaluation: Hawaiʻi-Pacific Evaluation Association (H-PEA) annual conference held on September 4-5, 2014 in Honolulu, Hawai’i. […]