Join the IAS on Thursday afternoons for our eclectic, wide-ranging, discussion series designed for scholars from all walks of life.
The IAS is pleased to introduce Minnesota Transform: A Just University for Just Futures, a $5 million higher education initiative that will address transformational decolonial and racial justice in the University, Twin Cities, and state through public humanities projects.
Issue Seventeen (Fall 2020) of Open Rivers was created in connection with the Mellon Environmental Stewardship, Place, and Community Initiative.
- Current IAS Residential Faculty Fellow Rachel Hardeman (Health Policy & Management) spoke to NPR about the impact police violence is having on pregnant Black women and their babies.
Join the IAS for four conversations on environmental stewardship, culminating in our final IAS Thursday event of the semester!
- Current IAS Residential Faculty Fellow Rachel Hardeman, PhD, MPH (Health Policy & Management, School of Public Health) has been honored with the Planned Parenthood Courage Award. Her work illustrates and examines racism as a public health crisis. Congratulations, Rachel!
Karen Kinoshita is retiring from the University on October 6, 2020. For the many faculty, students, staff, and visitors who have passed through the IAS, Karen has been the first person they encountered at the Institute. The IAS’s reputation for being a welcoming and supportive place is in no small way thanks to Karen, who joined the staff in December 2005, three months after the IAS first opened its doors.
The Humanities Without Walls initiative has been awarded a $5 million grant renewal from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
The Institute for Advanced Study is coordinating proposals from the University of Minnesota for the new Mellon Just Futures Initiative. Grants of up to $5 million for 2–3 years are available.