Those who don't fit anywhere are freer to shape their own destinies, says a writer who has spent her life doing just that.
Updated: October 20, 2012, - 03:19 PM
Kelly Lund, who loved running so much that he finished the 2011 Twin Cities Marathon despite terminal brain cancer, died Oct. 4 at his Eden Prairie home. He was 54, and before his diagnosis two years ago had worked as chief anesthetist at Fairview Southdale Hospital in Edina.
Updated: October 15, 2012, - 09:40 PM
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