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UMN international student enrollment sees significant increase

Thursday, October 10, 2019

The University of Minnesota - Twin Cities campus saw a significant rise in undergraduate international freshmen enrollment this fall after combating a substantial drop last year.

As of fall 2019, the number of freshmen living in a foreign country when they applied to the University increased about 63 percent compared to last year, according to the Office of Institutional Research.  

However, the 2018 freshmen enrollment for the same demographic shrunk nearly 30 percent compared to 2017, according to data from the University's International Student and Scholar Services.

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First Veteran and Military Affinity Group Meetup on October 22

Thursday, October 10, 2019

U of M staff and faculty members are invited to the first Veteran and Military Affinity Group meetup on Tuesday, October 22 at 8:30 a.m. at Bruininks Hall, conference room 333. Come and enjoy coffee with pastries and find out more about the group, while meeting other military veterans on campus.

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Dr. Jeff Milem: Incorporating Inclusive Excellence into Classroom Practices on November 5

Thursday, October 10, 2019

Dr. Jeff Milem: Incorporating Inclusive Excellence into Classroom Practices will take place on Tuesday, November 5, 2019, 1:00-3:00 pm at the University Recreation & Wellness Center, Beacon Room. Seating is limited for this interactive session. RSVP here. 

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Critical Disability Studies Collective (CDCS) Foundations Series: Intersectionality: Race, Gender, Dis/ability

Thursday, October 10, 2019

The Critical Disability Studies Collective (CDCS) Foundations Series presents its second reading and discussion "Intersectionality: Race, Gender, Dis/ability" on Friday, October 18th, from 12-p.m. to 2 p.m., in the Crosby Room in Northop. 

Readings:
– Schalk & Kim, "Integrating Race, Transforming Feminist Disability Studies"
– Pickens, "Introduction: What's Good," Black Madness : : Mad Blackness

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