News & Stories

Meet IAS Residential Fellow Sean Drysdale Walsh

September 21, 2021
by altravis

Sean Drysdale Walsh joins the IAS as a scholar in residence for Fall 2021 to work on his project “Moral Psychology and the Ethics of Perpetrator Risk.” Read on to learn more about Sean’s project (and how reducing perpetrator risk is different from someone just being... a good person), and more!

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IAS in the News: August 2021

August 31, 2021
by altravis

A collection of recent news featuring IAS community members and programs.

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Meet an IAS Staff Member: Angela Carter

August 31, 2021
by altravis

We are thrilled to welcome Angela Carter to the team, who recently joined the Mellon-funded initiative Minnesota Transform as Access and Inclusion Pedagogy Specialist. 

Announcing the Fall 2021 IAS Thursdays Schedule

August 25, 2021
by altravis

Registration is now open for our full semester of IAS Thursday events! Join us for a full season of eclectic, wide-ranging, discussions designed for scholars from all walks of life. Featured guests include Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison, independent journalist Georgia Fort, NASA scientist Kate Marvel, Pulitzer Prize-finalist composer Lei Liang, and many others!

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The 2021–2022 Spotlight Series: Reconsidering Patriotism, Public Service, and Civic Engagement

August 24, 2021
by altravis

We are pleased to announce the 2021–2022 Spotlight Series: Reconsidering Patriotism, Public Service, and Civic Engagement. The series is FREE and open to the public (registration requested), and will be held online via Zoom and in person at Northrop. Learn more about the year’s six events here, and register now!

Categories: IAS Thursdays

Meet an IAS Staff Member: Skyler Dorr

August 17, 2021
by altravis

Please help us welcome Skyler Dorr, who is joining us as a project specialist and front desk receptionist. Skyler will also be supporting the Heritage Studies and Public History master’s program.

Meet a MnDRIVE Human in the Data Fellow: Christian Bell

August 12, 2021
by altravis

Meet Christian Bell, a performance practitioner and scholar working with Citizen Science data and site-specific performances. Christian is a summer 2021 MnDRIVE Human in the Data Fellow, working in the MnDRIVE category of global food.

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Meet a MnDRIVE Human in the Data Fellow: Adam Negri

August 05, 2021
by altravis

Meet Adam Negri, who is studying traumatic brain injury diagnosis and health inequities. Adam is a summer 2021 MnDRIVE Human in the Data Fellow, working in the MnDRIVE category of brain conditions.

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Meet a MnDRIVE Human in the Data Fellow: Stephanie Lindquist

August 03, 2021
by altravis

Meet Stephanie Lindquist, an artist and urban farmer working on food sovereignty. Stephanie is a summer 2021 MnDRIVE Human in the Data Fellow, working in the MnDRIVE category of global food.

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Meet a MnDRIVE Human in the Data Fellow: Snigdha Kumar

July 29, 2021
by altravis

Meet Snigdha Kumar, a PhD candidate in Sociology working with Big Data and finance. Snigdha is a summer 2021 MnDRIVE Human in the Data Fellow, working in the MnDRIVE category of robotics.

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