President Kaler's statement about the events in Charlottesville, Va., last weekend

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

We support President Teresa Sullivan and the entire University of Virginia community, and we offer our sympathy to the families of those killed and those injured. Let it be perfectly clear that at the University of Minnesota there is no place for hate, we do not tolerate bigotry, and we denounce in the strongest terms the racist and anti-Semitic message of white supremacy.


A Campus Divided: Progressives, Anti-Communists, and Anti-Semitism at the University of Minnesota, 1930-1944

Thursday, August 10, 2017

“A Campus Divided: Progressives, Anti-Communists, Racism, and Antisemitism at the University of Minnesota, 1930-1942,” is an exhibition of research conducted throughout Archives and Special Collections. Riv-Ellen Prell, Professor Emerita of American Studies, and Sarah Atwood, Ph.D. candidate in American Studies, co-curated the exhibit.

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Minnesota public universities say Trump's affirmative action plan unlikely to affect them

Thursday, August 3, 2017

The University of Minnesota has long followed the U.S. Supreme Court’s affirmative-action guidelines, which allow race to be considered as one factor in the admissions process, its executive admissions director said.

Read the Star Tribune story.

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Student Leadership Summit is Sept 24

Wednesday, August 2, 2017

The Office of Student Affairs is proud to offer the inaugural Student Leadership Summit - "Oh The Places You'll Go.” This program is designed to bring together students at the University of Minnesota to offer a unique leadership development opportunity for participants to grow and learn new skills.

The summit is free and open to all University of Minnesota Undergraduate, Graduate, and Professional students.

The Summit will be held on Sunday, September 24th, 2017 at 9:00am-4:00pm

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Seeking presenters for 2017 Student Leadership Summit

Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Multicultural Student Engagement in the Office for Student Affairs is currently looking for presenters for the 2017 Student Leadership Summit. This event is a coordinated effort from areas within the Office for Student Affairs to build and expand on students' current leadership skills, meet and socialize with other student leaders, find their place on the U of M campus!

The purpose of the Leadership Summit is to:

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