News and Perspectives
March is Women’s History Month. The Office for Equity and Diversity (OED) asked students, faculty and staff around campus to talk about the importance of this month, in their own words, through the lenses of their identities and experiences.
Check out these profiles of Uyenthi Tran Myhre, Angela Carter, Wendy Weimrskirch Plager and Simra Mishra, shared on the OED blog.
April 7, 2017, 8:30-10:30 a.m., Beacon Room (RM 169), 123 Harvard Street SE, Minneapolis, MN, 55455
All staff who identify as 'advising' students in various capacities across our campus are welcome to attend this Design Lab event.
Join fellow academic advisors from across the University of Minnesota Twin Cities to participate in a design lab focusing on our work as advocates and allies for historically underrepresented students. In the design lab, we will be moving our ideas towards prioritizing actions our advising community can take in doing this work.
This Women’s History Month, join us for a talk by Rep. Ilhan Omar, Minnesota House Representative for District 60B, and the first Somali-American, Muslim woman in the nation to hold an office at this level.
Monday, March 27th, 6:00 p.m., Mayo Auditorium
This event is free and open to the public, but tickets are required here.
Wednesday, April 12, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., MAC Gym, 4th floor, Recreation and Wellness Center
Morning beverages and lunch will be provided
All faculty, staff and students are welcome!
Please join us for a half-day workshop to be led by Dr. Joi Lewis, CEO and Founder of Joi Unlimited: Where Leadership Meets Life.
Women who identify as transgender will be allowed to join Alpha Chi Omega sorority after an announcement from its national headquarters last month.
Alpha Chi Omega is the first greek organization, nationally, to recognize transgender members, though three University of Minnesota fraternity chapters and one sorority chapter changed their policies to allow students who identify as male or female to become members.