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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.

Events

Becoming an Ally in Stopping Sexual Harassment

Wednesday, April 17, 2019

A panel of University experts moderated by Katie Eichele (director of the Aurora Center) will discuss the impact of sexual harassment, provide tools to address it, and share strategies for being an ally. A resource fair will follow to provide additional information and materials.

April 23rd, 2019

11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

Mississippi Room, Coffman Union.

News and Information

Pioneering professor, activist John Wright retires

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

The Departments of African American & African Studies and English at the University of Minnesota have announced the retirement of Professor John S. Wright after 35 years of exemplary faculty service. 

Wright earned three degrees from the U: Ph.D. in American Studies and the History of African Peoples (1977); MA in English and American Literature (1971); and BEE in Electrical Engineering (1968). 

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