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Congratulations to the 12th annual Tony Diggs Excellence Award Recipients

Thursday, April 19, 2018

On Tuesday, April 3, more than 200 students and staff braved 9 inches of spring snow to celebrate the 12 annual Tony Diggs Excellence Awards in the Coffman Memorial Union Theater. In honor of Tony Diggs, former Director of the Student Activities Office, the awards recognize student group achievements in several categories. For the 2017 calendar year, 89 nominations were submitted.

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First-gen students and faculty connect over waffles and advice

Thursday, April 19, 2018

Over plates stacked with warm waffles, a panel of University of Minnesota faculty and staff members recalled their experiences as first-generation college students Tuesday evening.

A group of around 20 students attended the First-Generation Panel and Waffle Bar in Bruininks Hall, an event encouraging discussion and advice-sharing between faculty, staff and students with similar backgrounds.

The event, organized by Multicultural and First Generation College Students, a program within the College of Liberal Arts, featured four panelists.


Aurora Center Self-Care & Healing Workshop

Thursday, April 19, 2018

On Monday, April 30, The Aurora Center is collaborating with Terra Firma to offer trauma-informed movement exercises in this self-care and healing workshop. 

These events close out Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) to allow a safe and healing space for sexual violence survivors and allies to take care of themselves during April, which can be a very triggering month.

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Invitation to Forums on Campus Child Care

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Dear Faculty, Staff, and Students,

I invite you to attend an upcoming forum about child care options for the Twin Cities campus community. Two forums are planned in the next two weeks: Thursday, April 26, 3-4 pm, 335 Borlaug Hall (St. Paul campus); and Thursday, May 3, 11 am-12 noon, Weisman Art Museum/William G. Shepherd Room (Minneapolis campus).