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Group for UMN grad students with disabilities gets funding

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Sarah Huebner found nothing when she looked for a support network and community of graduate students with disabilities.

Then she met fellow graduate student Ryan Machtmes, and the two formed the first advocacy and support group for University of Minnesota graduate students with disabilities in January.

Read the MN Daily story


2017 Educational Equity in Action

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Register now for the second University of Minnesota convening of Minnesota's education leaders, researchers, policy makers, and non-profit organizations committed to improving educational equity.

When: June 20 & 21

Where: University of Minnesota West Bank Campus

Cost: Individual (before April 30): $100; Individual (after April 30): $125; Group (3 or more): $75/ea.; Student: $50

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Mental health resources for students

Thursday, April 13, 2017

The following message was sent to Twin Cities campus students on April 13:

Dear Twin Cities Campus Students,

As you know, the additional pressure of pending exams and final projects can lead to unmanaged stress and sometimes diminished mental health. If you or someone you know is struggling, it's important to know that you are not alone. Help is available.

Find out more:


Art of Healing: Women of Color in Health & Social Services

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Wed. April 19, 5:30-8:30 pm, Community University Health Care Center, 2001 Bloomington Ave S, Mpls. Wednesday, April 19, 2017
Food at 5:30pm, Workshop from 6-8:00pm
Local public transportation: Bus lines 2, 9, 14, Green Line LRT

The Art of Healing Collective is holding a workshop for women of color (cis and trans) who are students, staff or faculty of health and social services professions!


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