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Friday, March 19, 2021 - 2:45pm

Photo Illustration by C.J. Robinson

Photo Illustration by C.J. Robinson

Saturday, March 13, 2021 - 10:45am

The University of Minnesota Science Court students will research and debate this semester whether mandatory service programs could work to create more political and racial harmony in the United States.

Thursday, March 11, 2021 - 2:45pm

Drum roll please... The results for the 2021 Science Court case are:

To fight polarization and recreate a common American identity, a mandatory national service should be adopted

We tallied the votes separately for students, staff and audience and all three groups ranked mandatory service as their top choice. Fifty people ranked Mandatory Service as their first pick for Science Court 2021. In second place, was Regenerative Agriculture, with 36 people ranking it as their first pick.

Saturday, February 6, 2021 - 8:45am

Our fantastic Grace O'Neil wrapped up a memorable year in this fantastic documentary. Definitely worth the watch! Don't forget to tune in next year for our next SciCourt Case!

Sunday, December 15, 2019 - 10:00pm

And the verdict is.... 10-5 to the Pro Team! After 3 hours of deliberation on Sunday the jury delivered their final verdict just a few minutes ago.  It was a great semester full of discussion, debate, and a lot of research! We would like to thank you all for following along, but we would also like to remind you to stick around. There is still another Podcast and a Documentary about the trial on the way! Not to mention, we will be back next fall for another edition of SciCourt.

Tuesday, November 26, 2019 - 7:00pm

What happened at Hamline University? Who had the best arguments? What in the world is Thoriam? Find out the answers to all those questions and more about our trial in the podcast below!

Tuesday, November 26, 2019 - 6:15pm

And that's a wrap on our Fall 2019 Science Court Trial!  Thank you to Hamline University for hosting our trial in a beautful court room style classroom.  Thank you also to our amazing jury members. Without your time and dedication, we would not have been able to accomplish what we did here today. Thank you to everyone who joined us in the audience both in person and online via Facebook live.  We hope that you enjoyed learning more about all of the research our students have done throughout this semester.  Today, proves that hardwork really does pay off!  Finally, thank you to our incredible instructors Ellad Tadmor, Lauren Clatch, Scott Libin, and Collin Tierney as well as our honorable Judge Bill McGinnis for all of the advice, the hardwork, and the time that they all put into this class as well. Tomorrow, our jury will deliberate on their opinions of how things went today and what was said by the science and legal teams.  On Tuesday evening, our jury will deliver their final verdict, the moment we've all been very excited for.  Stay tuned to see what they decide and if nuclear power truly is our future! 

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Saturday, November 23, 2019 - 3:15pm

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