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MyU gender identity and pronoun update

Wednesday, October 31, 2018

The University began offering all students and staff on all campuses the ability to indicate a gender identity and/or personal pronoun through MyU on July 17, 2018. This new functionality was implemented to create a more welcoming, inclusive, and respectful campus climate.

MyU users are able to indicate a personal pronoun or gender identity through the My Info tab of MyU. As of approximately September 17, 8,590 MyU users had entered a Gender Identity and 8,425 MyU users had entered a personal pronoun into the system.   

Events

Dia De Los Muertos Week: Movie & Pan De Muerto Sale

Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Hosted by LaRaza Student Cultural Center

We will be preparing for Dia De Los Muertos all week long before the main event! Most of these events will be making items to decorate our Altar. This year the Altar will be dedicated to women of color that have been victims of violence. 

Our last minievent will be a Pan De Muerto and hot chocolate sale that will be going from 10-3 in Appleby. If we have leftovers they will be sold at the movie showing and we will be showing a movie about Dia De Los Muertos from 5pm - 7pm in La Raza SCC.

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First Generation College Celebration Day

Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Join the University of Minnesota and colleges across the U.S. as we celebrate the presence and experience of first-generation college students, faculty, and staff on campus! The First-Generation College Celebration takes place on November 8, 2018, the anniversary of the Higher Education Act of 1965. See all events that are happening campus-wide in celebration of first-generation college students.

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