Emily Kaiser Feature Archive

We discussed the current state of work-life balance today and what can be done to improve it. ( 03/17/2015)
We invited two recent graduates and a professor to talk about the things they wish they would've known when they were students. ( 03/13/2015)
Mary Meyer, professor of horticulture at the University of Minnesota, offers gardening tips and answered listener questions. ( 03/12/2015)
It's a nice legend, but slaves probably didn't use maps sewn in quilts to safely navigate north. (MPR News Update, 03/09/2015)
As the population of men working the Bakken oil region of North Dakota skyrocketed, the sex trade boomed too. ( 03/04/2015)
Amy Lindgren joins MPR News with Kerri Miller every other month for advice about jobs and careers. ( 03/02/2015)
The Wall Street Journal's Russell Gold has been following the issue closely and spoke to MPR News to answer listener questions. ( 02/26/2015)
General Mills plans to cut the amount of sugar in its Yoplait Original yogurt by more than 25 percent. That reformulated Yoplait comes amid a growing public debate about sugar and how it affects our health. ( 02/24/2015)
Nina Teicholz, author of "The Big Fat Surprise" discussed the changes and why she thinks the guidelines are based on weak science. ( 02/24/2015)
Ken Menkhaus, a professor at Davidson College, said video was "pretty unwatchable" and al-Shabab's effort to compete with ISIS for media coverage. ( 02/23/2015)
Two sleep experts joined MPR News to talk about the latest research and tips for getting a better night's rest. (MPR News Update, 02/23/2015)
The protest has led to an ongoing discussion about public versus private space when it comes to legal access for protesting. ( 02/20/2015)
As it becomes easier to connect with others to share homes, cars, chores and even leftover meals, are these services making life better? (MPR News Update, 02/19/2015)
Gov. Mark Dayton proposed giving the University roughly half of what it says is necessary for that freeze. (MPR News Update, 02/19/2015)
Black girls in the United States are suspended six times more than white girls, according to data from the U.S. Department of Education. ( 02/18/2015)