We are a group of individuals who support research and scholarship both outside and inside institutions of higher education and are interested in intellectual inquiry. See our website at mnindependentscholars.org.

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  • 4 days ago · 10:30 AM

    The Ginny Hansen Memorial Poetry Reading

    2 independent scholar supporters

    We will be celebrating poetry month -- which occurs in April -- a few days early this year because of scheduling conflicts. Our program will consist of the reading of... Learn more
  • February 28 · 10:30 AM

    Rock 'n' Read

    13 independent scholar supporters | 5.00

    Rock 'n' Read is a nonprofit organization with the mission of helping children read at grade level through singing. With Minnesota's achievement gap between white... Learn more
  • January 24 · 10:30 AM

    To Bear the Mark: Unwed Motherhood at the Booth Memorial Hospital

    18 independent scholar supporters | 5.00

    In 1898 the Salvation Army opened a rescue home for “fallen” girls and women in St. Paul which eventually became the Booth Memorial Hospital, providing residential care... Learn more
  • November 15, 2014 · 10:30 AM

    Secret Writing: Striving For Your Eyes Only

    14 independent scholar supporters | 5.00

    Are you worried who might be looking, other than the intended recipient, at the material that you are sending into cyberspace? Schoolchildren, military commanders,... Learn more
  • October 18, 2014 · 10:30 AM

    A Neuroscientist Takes on Urban Planning

    11 independent scholar supporters | 5.00

    For a growing, dynamic city, change is both inevitable and threatening. Minneapolis' Prospect Park neighborhood is facing major challenges with the new light rail Green... Learn more
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  • Curt Hillstrom founded Minnesota Independent Scholars Forum

    on February 19

Founded Feb 19, 2009

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