Kissing really does spread mono
Mono lives up to its name as the "kissing disease," a [U of M] study says. The research, which followed 546 college students from freshman to senior year, found the only factor that increased the risk for catching mono was deep kissing. The study was published online Oct. 24 in the Journal of Infectious Diseases.
My Health Daily News
Commentary and Opinion
Our view: Moose protection makes much more sense
The editorial board at the Duluth News Tribune says the DNR's decision to list the moose as an "official species of concern" is a welcome designation in order to help save the creature. Ron Moen, a wildlife biologist studying moose at the Natural Resources Research Institute at UMD, is quoted in the commentary.
Duluth News Tribune
Updates and Events
As musician lockouts drag on, some wonder what resolution will look like
With musician lockouts at the Minnesota Orchestra and the St. Paul Chamber Orchestra entering their fourth month, many observers are wondering how they will be resolved. ...Art Rolnick, a senior fellow at the Humphrey School of Public Affairs at the University of Minnesota, analyzes the situation.
To Listen: http://minnesota.publicradio.org/display/web/2012/12/26/arts/minnesota-orchestra-spco-musician-lockout-resolution/
Newtown overwhelmed by memorials
Pauline Boss, a professor of psychology at the University of Minnesota who specializes in grief therapy, said memorials are an important part of helping communities [like Newtown, Conn.] grieve after tragedies.
San Francisco Chronicle
Dollars into Sense classes at two locations
Anoka County Extension staff and Dollar Works volunteers will present a free Dollars into Sense class Tuesday, Jan. 15, 10 a.m., at the Bunker Hills Activities Center, 550 Bunker Lake Blvd., Andover, and again at 7 p.m. at the Anoka County Human Services Center, 1201 89th Ave. N.E., Blaine.
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Morris named a 'Best Value Public College' by Kiplinger's Personal Finance
The University of Minnesota, Morris has again been named to the Kiplinger’s Personal Finance list of 100 best values in public colleges for 2012-13. The ranking cites four-year schools that combine outstanding education with economic value.