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Had a great time at March for Science MN last weekend. (The fact that it was in the 70s and sunny didn’t hurt!) Here are some photos. Some more posters I liked but didn’t get good photos of included … Continue reading
Until a colleague told me about it, I had not known that there is a Gauss family connection to Minnesota: Carl Friedrich’s second son (first by his second wife) Eugene had a falling out with his father, came to America, … Continue reading
This very strange story has finally been resolved, more or less: the mother has been convicted, with sentencing and the trials of the co-conspirators still to come. The extra-special highlight is that Michelle MacDonald, her crazy lawyer, is running again … Continue reading
You show up at 6:45 for an event that is scheduled to begin at 7. The line is already 2 blocks long. In the time it takes you to lock up your bicycle, another 30 people have joined the line. … Continue reading
Faculty at the University of Minnesota are filing to form a union! It’s a group consisting of tenured, tenure-track, and contingent (adjunct) faculty, looking to join the SEIU education local. This is the same union that organized Hamline adjuncts in … Continue reading
Number of days spent in the NY area this winter: 12 Number of those days on which I wore my winter coat: 1 Number of those days on which I needed to wear my winter coat: 0 Temperature on Christmas … Continue reading
The clerical, janitorial and other workers at the U, who have been in contract negotiations for months, have won what look like strong contracts: nontrivial pay raises, including a minimum of $15/hour, six weeks maternity leave (giving them parity with … Continue reading