Entomology Diversity & Inclusion Committee Seminar: Please join us!

Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Please join us for the first annual Diversity in Insects and Our World Lecture! This event is free and open to everyone.

Location: Borlaug 335
Date: Tuesday, May 14th
Refreshments: 3:00 pm
Lecture: 3:15 pm

Title: "Attracting and retaining diverse entomologists: perspectives from an African-American entomologist"

Speaker: Dr. Vernard Lewis, Emeritus UC Berkeley


First Generation Institute Microgrant Recipients

Tuesday, April 30, 2019

On behalf of the FirstGen microgrant committee, please join us in congratulating the following grantees from the First Generation Institute microgrant competition! The committee received many proposals and is proud to fund ten innovative and intersectional projects that expand the visibility, equity, and persistence of the University of Minnesota first-generation community.

News and Information

Schochet Course Development Grant

Tuesday, April 23, 2019
Course Development & Enhancement Grant in GLBT Studies
The Steven J. Schochet Endowment for GLBT Studies invites proposals for the creation of new courses in queer, gender, and sexuality studies, or for significant enhancement of existing courses in these fields. Faculty and graduate students employed during the 2018-2019 and 2019-2020 academic years are eligible to apply for the funds.

[GSC] International LGBTQIA+ Discussion Series

Monday, April 22, 2019

All students are welcome to attend this discussion series focused on LGBTQIA+ topics and events around the world! More importantly, GSC International outreach aims to provide opportunities for people to expand their LGBTQ+ network and building a safe environment to express opinions regarding LGBTQ+ issues.

Thursday, May 2nd, 2019 --- 5:00pm-6:00pm --- Appelby 40 (GSC Lounge)


[GSC] Lavender Celebration

Monday, April 22, 2019

Graduating this year? We want to celebrate!

May 8, 2019 - 6:30pm-8:30pm - The Whole Music Club, CMU

Lavender Celebration is an annual event that recognizes the achievements of graduating queer and trans students and honors faculty, staff, community members and students who have advanced inclusion, support and education around LGBTQIA identities. It is an event where LGBTQIA students of all identities are welcome to share their hopes and dreams with one another and be recognized by the institution for their leadership and achievements.


Bagels Beyond Boundaries: Civil Dialogue Across the Table, featuring Marnita's Table

Wednesday, April 17, 2019

About this event

Bagels Beyond Boundaries provides an informal space for students, staff faculty, and community to engage in discussion over bagels and coffee. Speakers from different sectors will illuminate examples from their own experience or research on ways to bring people together across boundaries to address a particular issue.