Chun-Jo "CJ" Liu, a longtime professor at the University of Minnesota who spent much of her life building bridges between China and the United States, died of congestive heart failure Sept. 24 at a Minneapolis care facility. She was 90, and had lived in Minneapolis for decades.
Updated: October 08, 2012, - 09:24 PM
Vera Schletzer was a professor and activist on behalf of women's rights well before the movement was widespread.
Updated: September 22, 2012, - 05:57 PM
The Rev. James Lavin nurtured generations of students with peanut butter and prayer.
Updated: September 18, 2012, - 10:35 PM
The Indiana native had studied civil engineering before enlisting in 2008. He was based in Italy.
Updated: September 16, 2012, - 08:00 PM
With his ever-present microscope, he did pioneering research on skin diseases.
Updated: August 27, 2012, - 08:48 PM
Jean Bauer, a family social science professor at the University of Minnesota, specialized in research that helped low-income rural families maximize their resources.
Updated: July 30, 2012, - 09:22 PM
Despite lifelong deafness, St. Paul native was highly social, and used his privilege and talents to benefit many people and institutions.
Updated: July 21, 2012, - 09:29 PM
Three Minnesotans aboard two Delta Air Lines flights from Amsterdam on Sunday bit into turkey sandwiches that contained inch-long needles, prompting an international investigation led by the FBI.
Updated: July 17, 2012, - 07:33 AM
Michael Baynes was a well-loved administrator and adjunct professor on the university's Minneapolis campus.
Updated: July 14, 2012, - 09:20 PM