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Ever wonder what it takes to plan a TEDx Event? We’ve got the answers. Since Fall semester, our team has been hard at work meeting, collaborating, planning, and anticipating our upcoming event, Reawaken (and it’s finally just around the corner!) The TEDxUMN Team is comprised completely of students at the U of M broken into[…]
What does Reawaken mean to me? In a literal sense, the base word of ‘reawaken’ is ‘awaken,’ which is a verb defined as “to awake.” If that helped you about as much as it helped me, you’ll be relieved to know that Dictionary.com did not simply leave it at that. Related forms of the word[…]
What is REAWAKEN? Your TEDxUMN Team has created a night dedicated to the reawakening of curiosity, ambition, and potential. On Friday, April 29 from 6:00-10:00PM in Northrop Auditorium, 9 members of the Minnesota community will share their experiences, passions, and motivations. Read about our official advocators for a reawakened mind, body, and community below. Raj Setharuju:[…]
TED Talks are widely applicable, accessible, and unparalleled. It is for these reasons, among countless others, that TED Talks are utilized in classrooms everywhere. A multitude of the classes I’ve taken as a student at the University of Minnesota have used a TED talk to demonstrate an idea, inspire action, or evoke thought. In a[…]
The mind within the brain- how we make decisions David Redish- TEDXUMN 2014 Having trouble making decisions? Check out one of our previous speakers, David Redish, and his talk about how we make decisions.
We’re proud to announce that the theme for our event is HUMAN NATURE. HUMAN NATURE refers to what embodies us. What are the underlying biological and social causes of the way we think and act? What is our natural behavior? Human Nature is a broad concept that can be applied to the variety of TEDx[…]
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At the University of Minnesota we’re about to take that autumnal tumble, otherwise known as fall. Now is the time and the U is the place to branch out, float ideas and, like the turning leaves, show true colors. At the semester’s start we’re prone to getting wrapped up (especially with this cold snap) imagining[…]
by Stefanie Kula Think about the idea “Mapping our Potential”… It’s an idea that can be explored in a multitude of ways from any different perspective. But can we really predict our potential? The nine speakers at the TEDxUMN 2014 event think we can and they spread a multitude of ideas as they told us[…]
By: Stefanie Kula The lights were low, but the excitement was high in The Whole Music Club on November 16. A group of people lined up, waiting patiently to get their passes into the event was contrasted with the rush of coordinators hurrying to put the final touches on the stage. With a cool red[…]