I don’t normally post pictures of college leaders attending events, but anytime you mix in flames or explosions, you’ve got a cool photo.
This one shows University of Minnesota President Eric doing some science voodoo at today’s “Energy & U” show for elementary-school students.
(Helps build the U’s scientist-at-the-helm cred, too.)
About the blogger
Alex Friedrich reports on higher education issues for MPR News. Among the stories he has covered: the fall of the Berlin Wall, aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, collapse of the I-35W bridge in Minneapolis, 2003 Moscow suicide bombing and 2004 presidential elections in the Republic of Georgia. He holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Georgia and a master’s in European political economy from the London School of Economics.