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Press Contacts

Heather Skinner
Publicist and Assistant Marketing Manager
presspr@umn.edu
Phone: (612) 301-1932
Emily Hamilton
Assistant Director for Book Publishing
eph@umn.edu
Phone: (612) 301-1936

Press Releases

Apr 13, 2021
We must all be a part of dismantling white supremacy in its many forms, including and especially racial profiling.
The University of Minnesota Press is in sympathy and solidarity with the grieving family of Daunte Wright, killed by police during a traffic stop near Minneapolis on Sunday, April 11, 2021, and acknowledges the trauma and fear experienced by the Black members of our community today and every day. In order for our world to be more equitable and just, we must all be a part of dismantling white supremacy in its many forms, including and especially racial profiling. In the shadow of the Derek Chauvin trial, we affirm, once again and always: BLACK LIVES MATTER.
Nov 02, 2020
The MMPI-3 is the first full revision of the test since the late 1980s.
The University of Minnesota Press is pleased to announce the publication of the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory-3 (MMPI-3). This is the first full revision of the test since the late 1980s and features a new, nationally representative normative sample, selected to match the 2020 US census projections for race and ethnicity, education, and age.
Oct 28, 2020
Manifold Scholarship enters a new phase of its development.
Manifold Scholarship will enter a new phase of its development, supported by two major grants, one from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and one from the National Endowment for the Humanities, allowing Manifold  to solidify its structure for future sustainability and to expand its work as a leading provider of digital Open Educational Resources (OERs).

Press Clips

Apr 12, 2021
While we’ve recognized AAPI Heritage Month through children’s books in the past (be sure to check this post too), the recent increase in violent anti-Asian discrimination is leading me to choose bedtime stories that highlight the incredible accomplishments of so many AAPI people.
Apr 12, 2021
Prince's longtime bassist, Mark Brown, on what it was like to play, laugh and work with The Purple One. Mark Brown went from playing bass to 50 people in the local bars and clubs of Minneapolis, to being renamed “BrownMark” by Prince, and supporting The Rolling Stones on his debut.
Apr 10, 2021
Podcast interview with BrownMark, author of My Life in the Purple Kingdom, with Sam Bleazard.