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Patrick Van Beek, president of Midwest ENERGY Association , an energy delivery trade association founded in 1905, announced the appointment of Tom Halek as its new Vice President of Marketing Patrick Van Beek, president of Midwest ENERGY Association , an energy delivery trade association founded in 1905, announced the appointment of Tom Halek as its new Vice President of Marketing. Tom joined MEA on September 15. Mr. Halek is a lifelong resident of the Twin Cities and brings extensive experience in Marketing, Sales and Business Development across a variety of industries, including 13 years with a major natural gas delivery company.
Tonight in a public question-and-answer session at the University of Minnesota Law School, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was asked about the likelihood that the Court would take up the question of same-sex marriage this Term. Justice Ginsburg responded that all three appellate courts to address the issue so far have struck down state laws limiting marriage to opposite-sex couples.
The Board of Regents reviews University President Eric Kaler's 2016-17 biennial budget proposal on Sept. 12, 2014, at the McNamara Alumni Center.
Amanda DuPont could sense right away that something was wrong. In the first weeks of her freshman year at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse, she began to question if she had chosen the right school for her.
It's been hard lately not to notice the bite of fall in the air most mornings and evenings, which means that it's time to start thinking about fall festivities. One place that's open for business and ready to supply all your autumnal demands is Sever's in Shakopee.
As youth obesity levels in America remain at record high levels, health professionals and policymakers continue to search for solutions to this national health issue. Now, researchers at the University of Missouri and the University of Minnesota have found that local governments can help reduce youth obesity levels by increasing the amount and type of public lands available for recreation.
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was to be at the University of Minnesota's Law School on Tuesday as part of a lecture series. Ginsburg has been on the court for two decades and is one of its most senior members.
People with leg pain related to back problems had more short-term relief if they received chiropractic care along with exercise and advice, rather than exercise and advice alone, a new study has found. Increasingly, spinal manipulative therapy by chiropractors, exercise and self-management are being recommended as low-risk strategies for back-related leg pain, but good research studies have been lacking, experts say.
Today, the Ebola virus spreads only through direct contact with bodily fluids, such as blood and vomit. But some of the nation's top infectious disease experts worry that this deadly virus could mutate and be transmitted just by a cough or a sneeze.
Supporters of gay marriage have been on a roll : In the past year, federal courts across the country have nullified same-sex marriage bans in more than a dozen states. Yet these victories are complicated by the lack of a national legal standard on gay marriage: For now, it remains a state-level question.
Award-winning author and journalist, Isabel Wilkerson, will be giving a lecture on Wednesday, Oct. 1 at the University of Minnesota's Coffman Memorial Union on her internationally-acclaimed book, "The Warmth of Other Suns: Telling the Human Story of an Epic Migration." The event kicks off the Discovery Series of lectures sponsored by the Friends of the University of Minnesota Libraries.
They manage millions of dollars, control how some of the biggest institutions invest their money and have a homework? Student-managed investment funds offer future investment professionals a chance to manage real money while earning their degrees. With some schools managing tens of millions of dollars, student funds are hardly kid's stuff.
Keir Johnson's lifelong interest in history and philosophy and his professional experience in venue management have aligned in his new role as director of the Minnesota Masonic Heritage Center in Bloomington . Johnson will manage the center, which will include a 425-seat auditorium and a Masonic museum, library, conference rooms and dining facility, set to open in early 2016.
Liberty Diversified International , New Hope, named Larry Newell vice president, paper manufacturing. Newell has worked for LDI for 20 years and serves on the advisory council board of director for the University of Minnesota's Department of Bioproducts and Biosystems Engineering.
Hotel developers Minesh Patel, left, and Harshal Patel have acquired the foreclosed Federal Plaza for $1 million and plan to convert it to a 40-plus room boutique hotel. Federal Plaza is a century-old building in downtown Minneapolis.
Duane Halverson used to be good at long-range planning - at being a visionary executive for companies such as Land O'Lakes . The devastating effects of suicide on those left behind was a common theme for Halverson and four others who spoke at the University of Minnesota this week at an event marking the U.S. release of the World Health Organization's first-ever World Suicide Report.
Updated: Wed Sep 17, 2014 01:49 am
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