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Immigration Response Team updates and release of annual report

Monday, June 17, 2019

Dear friends and colleagues,

Thank you to everyone who took time to complete our survey about the Immigration Response Team’s work over the last year. We received feedback about the many ways the Immigration Response Team provides valuable insight and resources to the University community, and we also received thoughtful suggestions that we are excited to incorporate going forward.

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Growing number of Baby Boomers going back to school

Monday, June 10, 2019

This is a wonderful story that aired on NBC national news on June 9 about the growing number of senior citizens attending the U through the Senior Citizen Education Program!

Watch the video of the segement on the NBC new website.

Read a related story, "The Grey-Hairded Gopher," here.


June 13 - Powered by WIT: Stories from the Archives

Thursday, May 23, 2019

Join your WIT colleagues as they share their research from the University Archives on the history of women's contributions to information technology and STEM at the University of Minnesota. Please bring your own lunch. Coffee and dessert will be provided.

June 13th 2019

Noon - 1:30 p.m.

Anderson Hall, Room 110


June 27 - Josie Johnson to discuss memoir

Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Activist, scholar, and University of Minnesota Regent Emeritus Josie R. Johnson will discuss and sign her new book, Hope in the Struggle: A Memoir. The book is about shouldering the cause of social justice during the darkest hours and brightest moments for civil rights in America--and, specifically, in Minnesota. 5:30 p.m., Urban Research and Outreach-Engagement Center.

Event details can be found here.

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UMN undergraduate student government reaffirms its push to rename campus buildings

Thursday, May 9, 2019

The Minnesota Student Association will continue to push for renaming four University of Minnesota campus buildings, according to a letter released Wednesday [May 8].

The names four buildings — Coffman Union, Coffey Hall, Nicholson Hall and Middlebrook Hall — have been subject to debate after a task force report found their namesakes to have exhibited racist and anti-Semitic actions.

Read the MN Daily story.

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