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UND professor to take part in democracy workshop in Central Asia
University of North Dakota journalism professor Richard Shafer has been invited toparticipate in a workshop on democracy in Central Asia. The workshop is sponsored by theAtlantic Council and the Euro...
5/8/13 at 1:28 PM
The List: America's Most Common Names
Sure, we all know Smith and Johnson, but what about the rest of the top ten? A surprisingly cool website,names.whitepages.com, gives us a look at all names--first and last--in the U.S. This site real...
3/10/13 at 8:30 AM Election Reflection: Why We Voted the Way We Did 11/13/12 at 10:42 AM
Is Our Foreign Policy Ignorant of Middle Eastern Christianity? A Look at Orthodox Christianity in Egypt
Today, I thought I'd draw attention to something I would bet most Americans do not consider. Most Americans likely think of Islam if they happen to connect a religion to Egypt, but Christianity has be...
10/16/12 at 8:09 PM
The Grown-Up World of Make Believe
Movies arent real. While ostensibly, most grownups agree on this, we frequently dont act as if we do. Its not so much that we look over our shoulders for zombies or vampires as that we gaze at our ba...
2/23/12 at 3:52 PM
She called! Ranka called!
Someone called our house late afternoon on Christmas Eve; someone very special; someone we had lost contact with but never will forget. When the call came, I had already left for church for the first...
1/10/12 at 10:52 AM
Dayton plans fall trip to Japan, Korea
The state government shutdown scuttled a Minnesota trade mission to China, but Gov. Mark Dayton plans to be in that part of the world in late September. Dayton said in a Forum Communications intervie...
7/22/11 at 11:30 AM