Access Minnesota

Access Minnesota is a weekly public affairs radio and television show featuring noted academics, authors, politicians and business leaders engaging in common sense conversations about compelling and relevant issues in the state of Minnesota, across the nation, and around the globe.


The Somali Diaspora

For the week of February 7, 2016 Cawo Abdi, Associate Professor of Sociology at the University of Minnesota, discusses her[…]

Reforming Wall Street

For the week of January 31, 2016 Richard Painter is the S. Walter Richey Professor of Corporate Law at University[…]

Music Education in MN

For the week of January 24, 2016 Kristine Dizon, Assistant Conductor of Project Opera in Minnesota, discusses the importance of[…]

Northside Achievement Zone

For the week of January 17, 2016 Sondra Samuels, President and CEO of the Northside Achievement Zone, discusses Minneapolis’s achievement[…]



  • 10
    Immigration Law and the Case of Mellouli v. Lynch
  • 03
    The Somali Diaspora


  • 27
    Reforming Wall Street
  • 20
    Music Education in MN
  • 13
    Northside Achievement Zone
  • 06
    Promoting a Year of Service in MN


  • 30
    Autism and Neurodiversity
  • 22
    Energy Policies from COP21
  • 16
    U of M Delegates at COP 21
  • 09
    Conservation and the Raptor Center
  • 02
    STEM Education in Minnesota