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#MeToo: Monumental or Momentary?

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

December 5, 2018, 7:00-9:30 pm, Coffman Memorial Union, Coffman Theater

Sara Evans, a Regents Professor Emerita at the University of Minnesota, has served in the vanguard of the women's movement since the 1970s, thinking, writing, and speaking about women's issues. Her panel of powerful women, including Carolyn Chalmers, Lindsey Middlecamp, Simran Mishra, and Mariam Mohamed, considers the rise of the #MeToo movement in historical context: What is its breadth and depth? Will it result in lasting cultural change? 

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Nominate a PES Student for the PES Peer Mentor Position

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

The President's Emerging Scholars (PES) Program seeks applications for the PES peer mentor position. Qualified candidates are current first- and second-year PES students who will dedicate themselves to developing authentic, high-quality, personal mentoring relationships with other students in PES.

Peer mentors play a critical role in the program's mission as they help and guide other members of the PES community. Our mentors act as advocates, educators, role models, and friends to their students.

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New website to support multilingual students with English language skills and more

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

The Minnesota English Language Program has developed a comprehensive new website to support multilingual students with their language development and communication skills while they are students at the University of Minnesota. Resources include help with speaking, vocabulary, reading, US culture, confidence, and campus resources.

The website can be found here.


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