McNamara Alumni Center

  • Blogs

    October 31, 2011

    Minnesota Sea Grant Program challenges top chefs to make herring exciting

    ​Nine chefs, including big-name cooks from Corner Table, Oceanaire, and Stella's Fish Café, will compete tomorrow for a $1,000 prize in a contest to see who can create the best entrée from lake herring caught on Lake Superior. The event takes place Tuesday from 4 to 6:30 p.m. at the Universi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 21, 2010

    Laura Fulk Autumn/Winter 2010: The photos

    Emily Utne for City Pages​ One of the Twin Cities' best designers debuted her Autumn/Winter 2010 line at the McNamara Alumni Center last night. No seam was left unstitched in Fulk's grand presentation, her vision for next season mixing both bright and drab with a wide array of texture. Click here ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 26, 2008
  • Blogs

    November 1, 2006

    City Planner: Wednesday 11/1

    Ben Marcus & Heidi Julavits @ McNamara Alumni Center (U of M) From today's A-List: "Ben Marcus and Heidi Julavits are the power couple of McSweeney's East, the Diana and Lionel Trilling of the post-punk, post-Boom, post-Me, post-snark generation. (The West Coast version, Dave Eggers and Vendela Vid ... More >>

  • News

    June 19, 2002

    If They Build It, U Will Pay

    Flawed contracts. Cut corners. Inadequate inspections. Complaints about conflicts of interest. University of Minnesota president Mark Yudof might be getting out just in time.

  • News

    July 4, 2001

    Bitter Pills

    The AIDS drug Ziagen has brought healthy windfalls to the University of Minnesota and GlaxoSmithKline. But it isn't doing anything at all for the millions who are dying of the disease in Africa.