Fall 2020/Special Issue

Special Issue: Racism, Resilience, and Resolve

Lived experiences
Caring for our community
Commitment and action

Connect Cover Fall 2017
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Connect 2017 Spring summer
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Winter 2014


STEAM team
The science of movement
Light from Norris Hall
College for all
Leadership for change

Fall 2013

Smart Space

Smart space
Never lose hope
The principal difference
Leadership, state by state
Triangles for change: Uganda


Spring/Summer 2013

Working IN the Achievement Gap

Working in the achievement gap
Closing the teacher preparation gap
Heeding the signs
Collaborative to the core
Dreaming at the library


Winter 2013

Coming Home

Coming home to families
Legacy of a dream
A long winter’s nap
Autism spectrum disorder: Learning the facts and how to respond


Fall 2012

Textbook Revolution

Open-book test
Emblems of learning
A building of their own: Norris Hall and Title IX
STEM lessons
Land-grant means access
A FAST read


Spring/Summer 2012

Diplomacy of sport

The diplomacy of sport
A trifecta for kids
How i3 came to Minnesota
The power of two: co-teaching
I am here to hear your story
London’s Olympic history


Winter 2012

Culture Matters

Culture matters
Opening the door: Listening for the child’s voice in domestic violence
Putting her best (bare) foot forward
Mind and body in the classroom: corporal punishment and the ability to learn
Summit on special education
Racing around the U: Gopher Adventure Race


Summer 2011

Building Resilience

Ordinary magic
A good way to break the grip of poverty
In Bob’s own words
Life’s currents: First Lady reflections
Questions and answers with President Kaler
Learning by iPad
Ensuring progress for all, regardless of disaiblity

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Spring 2011

Global Reach

Seven continents, one conversation
Peace through education
Global learners
International collaborations
Global justice


Winter 2011

Undergraduate opportunities

Field vision
Opening doors
Inquiry in motion
You’re hired
Early investigations


Summer 2010

Looking Up

Ready, set, learn
A successful start
Mind matters
Higher education center
Character education


Spring 2010

Taking the Lead

Come together
Steering higher education
The long view
Making leaders
Empowering teachers


Fall 2009

Goldie Gets Studious

More than a game
Teaming up
The sporting life
Gopher greats


Spring 2009

Providing Calm in Turbulent Times

Success stories
Rising above
Keeping kids in class
In need of support
Students under stress


Fall 2008

Cultivating STEM Education

The science of Shakespeare
Inquiring minds
Teaching physics matters
An eye to the future


Winter 2008

Education Funding and Equity

When the levy fails
Successful votes bring bittersweet results
An equal opportunity education?
Evening the playing field


Fall 2007

Student Research in Action

The Supreme Court and integration
Early opportunities
A make or break relationship
Out of the lab, into the world


Summer 2007

Technology: Listen and Learn

Online learning grows up
Reading, writing, and emoticons
Reaching out to teachers
Technology for all
Parenting 2.0


Spring 2007

Learning Knows No Age Limit

Learning over the lifespan
Hanging up the keys
Raising the next generation
Putting a face on dementia
Nurturing your nest egg


Fall/Winter 2006

World Classroom

A new dean for a brand new college
The new college prepares the ground for multidisciplinary research
Starting fresh
The promise of afterschool programs: Closing the achievement gap