Local Alzheimer's Association Chapter Focuses On Diversity At ConferenceJust about everybody knows someone who has been touched by dementia. But did you know that Hispanics/Latinos and African-Americans in the United States are at a higher risk for Alzheimer's Disease?
Largest, Most Diverse Incoming Class At UW-SuperiorUniversity of Wisconsin-Superior administrators say this year's enrollment increase can be attributed, in part, to a record influx of international students. Overall enrollment at the Superior campus is up 13 percent this year.
Guy On A Bike: Increasing Diversity in CyclingMinneapolis consistently ranks among the best cities for cycling in the United States. But as I tool around on my steel horse I can’t help but notice that most of the other cyclists I encounter look like me: a white, middle-class male.
Dayton Ponders State High Court Diversity In Upcoming PicksGov. Mark Dayton says he's "conscious of the diversity factor" as he considers who will fill two upcoming openings on the Minnesota Supreme Court.
13 Arrested In Student Sit-In At UMinn.A call for more diversity at the University of Minnesota resulted in 13 demonstrators being arrested. Around 60 students gathered outside Morrill Hall Monday. They were trying to stage a sit-in inside President Eric Kaler's office.
Racial Activist Group Hosts Sit-In At U Of M The student led group Whose Diversity? is hosting a sit-in on the University of Minnesota's Twin Cities campus Monday. According to a statement released by the group, Whose Diversity? is holding the sit-in in President Kaler's office in an effort to persuade change on campus.
Dayton Creates Council To Boost State Government DiversityGov. Mark Dayton is trying to make the state's workforce more diverse. The state's new Diversity and Inclusion Council aims to better recruit and retain employees from diverse backgrounds. The governor signed an executive order Tuesday creating the council. Dayton's administration has also hired a full-time recruiter dedicated to the task.
Achieving Diversity In Police Ranks No Easy Task When he took over as police chief last year in the St. Louis suburb of Maryland Heights, it didn't take Bill Carson long to see he had a serious diversity problem. Of the department's 79 sworn officers, just one was black and one Hispanic.
Good Question: How Diverse Is Minnesota? In the land of lutefisk and Uff-da, it appears there are fewer Sven and Oles. According to new data released by the U.S. Census, the faces of Minnesota are changing.
Tom Brokaw's New DocumentaryTom Brokaw joins Chad to discuss his latest documentary, airing tomorrow night (6pm) on USA Network.