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Thursday, August 6, 2009

Minnesota Public Radio Stories

  • College sports and alcohol
    With the return of football to campus, the University of Minnesota is instituting a new policy to crack down on drunk and rowdy behavior at TCF Bank Stadium: breathalyzer tests for prior offenders. The policy is based on a similar program at the University of Wisconsin.9:06 a.m.
    Ervin Cox: Director of student assistance and judicial affairs at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
    Toben Nelson: Assistant Professor in the Department of Epidemiology and Community Health at the University of Minnesota.
    Murray Sperber: Visiting professor in the graduate school of education at the University of California, Berkeley. He is the author of "Beer and Circus: How Big-Time College Sports is Crippling Undergraduate Education."
  • What women know about being a boss
    Research suggests that women in the workplace build better relationships than do men, but take fewer risks on the job. Do these behavioral differences make women better bosses, and how much of a role does our biology really play in our leadership ability.10:06 a.m.
    Sharon Meers: is co-author of "Getting to 50/50" and a former managing director at Goldman Sachs.
    Judy Rosener: Professor Emerita, at Paul Merage School of Business at University of California, Irvine. She's best known for "Ways Women Lead" article in the Harvard Business Review (1990) and her book "America's Competitive Secret, Women Managers."

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