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Family cooking together
May 12, 2017

Extension program brings together volunteer chefs and community partners to help deliver cooking-based instruction that emphasizes healthy choices, flavorful recipes and cost-effective shopping.

Student holding a test tube
March 9, 2017

Improving the success of Latino students requires changes in schools, families and communities, but that’s easier when cultural and linguistic barriers come down.

Jean W. Bauer
February 16, 2017

Jean W. Bauer’s legacy of research and outreach with rural Minnesota families lives on thanks to funds contributed by Jean’s husband, Marvin Bauer, in her honor. Jean was a faculty member and an Extension specialist in the Department of Family Social Science at the University of Minnesota College of Education and Human Development. The newest fund will create an endowment for research and teaching in family economics and policy by faculty with an Extension appointment in Jean’s former department.

Sharon Powell in a meeting
April 23, 2018

Sharon Powell teaches classes about finances at several sites in north Minneapolis, including the University’s Robert J. Jones Urban Research and Outreach-Engagement Center (UROC).

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