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The University will receive more than $315,000 from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to conduct a career-diversity workshop, plus faculty will be eligible to apply for $150,000 research grants. The IAS will begin offering seed grants and activities this fall.
The IAS is coordinating proposals from the UMN for the new Mellon Just Futures Initiative, which will offer grants of up to $5 million for 2–3 years. Expressions of Interest are due August 28; proposals are due September 17.
The Institute for Advanced Study invites applications for a two-year appointment for an early-career scholar as part of the Environmental Stewardship, Place, and Community Initiative. The position is open until filled.
Join the IAS on Thursday afternoons for our eclectic, wide-ranging, discussion series designed for scholars from all walks of life.
During the summer of 2020, as a fellow of Human in the Data MNDrive program, I am working on developing an article that critically engages with the changing legal terrain of healthcare in Serbia.
As a community scientist standing with urban growers in Minneapolis/St. Paul, my research focuses on integrating grower knowledge and science to both support their growing practices AND advocate for policy/systems change. During my time as a Human in the Data fellow...
Yuming Fang is studying the role social media bots have in the amplification of anti vaccination conversations on social media platforms.
Rebecca Walker is using cartography to highlight inequalities in environmental and health decision making and to empower suppressed community voices.
An artist duo—Prerna and Hayden—are committed to interdisciplinary practices spanning the humanities and social and physical sciences, they have collaborated and independently worked on projects examining the actualization of invisible or virtual boundaries within cultural production.
Johnathan Hardy is hoping to rewrite the methodological foundation for researchers with the help of birds from the Qing Dynasty.