College is a time of limitless opportunity and freedom. It also can be a time of great stress, with students wondering whether they can live up to expectations. They may be overwhelmed by choices, new responsibilities and the need to set their own rules. And some — many, in fact — will struggle with mental health.
Now in its fifth year, the Campus Climate Micro-Grants offer an opportunity for members of the Twin Cities campus community to be awarded funding for new or existing projects to advance campus climate. President Joan T. A. Gabel is sponsoring and providing funding for the campus climate micro-grants for this academic year.
The University of Minnesota’s Bias Response Referral Network compiled reported bias incidents, showing a continued presence of graffiti, vandalism and flyers in reported incidents.
As indicated by three annual reports by the BRRN, graffiti and vandalism along with flyers and posters have emerged among the leading methods involved in reported incidents at the University. The latest report released last month cites incidents including the defacing and removal of Black Lives Matter posters in Coffman Union, the distribution of anti-Semitic flyers and homophobic vandalism.