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Thirteen Native students receive scholarships from Shakopee Mdewakanton tribe, University of Minnesota

Friday, December 13, 2019

The Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community (SMSC) and the University of Minnesota today announced the newest class of scholarship recipients for the SMSC Endowed Scholarship program. They include 13 Native American students from 11 different tribes. Read the complete Red Lake Nation News article

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Applications Now Open for Gender Equity and Access Policy Facilitators

Friday, December 13, 2019

The Gender and Sexuality Center for Queer and Trans Life at University of Minnesota Twin Cities is looking for passionate professionals to serve as Gender Equity and Access Policy facilitators for the Spring 2020 Cohort of the Facilitator Training Program. This newly implemented and system-wide policy incorporates four main components: name, gender identity, and pronouns; programs, activities, and facilities; data collection; and data privacy.

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For many, federal protections for those with disabilities are not enough

Friday, December 13, 2019

Tate Hall, like many other buildings on the University of Minnesota’s Twin Cities campus, is compliant with the federal Americans with Disabilities Act.  The bathrooms have accessibility stalls, there are multiple elevators and the building has two entrances for those with mobility challenges.  

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UMN enacts policy on students' gender identity rights; students weigh in

Friday, December 13, 2019

A policy on gender identity and expression nearly three years in the making was enacted by the President's Policy Committee last Friday. 

The decision comes after 18 months of systemwide University consultation and a recent comment period on the policy. It aims to help ensure University of Minnesota members can identify and be identified by their specified names and gender pronouns. 

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Comments Period Open Regarding Proposed Immigration Fee Increases That Could Impact Students, Scholars, and Faculty

Friday, December 6, 2019

The Department of Homeland Security recently announced plans to increase many of the fees charged on immigration-related filings. According to the National Law Review, the planned increase will result in “a weighted average of 21 percent across the board” with some visa types seeming much steeper increases. The proposal was recently published in the Federal Register and public comments can be submitted until

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BIPOC Healing Art Series: "Get Out of Your Head and Into Community"

Friday, December 6, 2019

Don't miss the BIPOC Healing Art Series: “Get Out of Your Head and Into Community.” The series continues with Session 2: Healing Through Movement” with host artists Maija Brown and Jasmine Kar Tang on January 23, 2020 from 11:30 am-1 pm at 10 Church Street SE, Room 375. 

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