News and Perspectives
To address concerns over the effect of immigration policies on students, University of Minnesota administrators have created a new team to field questions.
The new group, called the Immigration Response Team, was created by the University and provides resources and support to anyone affected by changes in federal U.S. immigration policy.
The team is led by Marissa Hill-Dongre who previously worked as an immigration lawyer and with the University’s International Student and Scholar Services.
University of Minnesota student-parents and area day care center directors are working to find alternative ways to fund childcare services after centers face losses from student service fees next school year.
The Council of Graduate Students general assembly passed a resolution March 20 criticizing a university childcare grant and calling for greater support for the day cares from the university, the Minnesota Daily reported (http://bit.ly/2nnGmiK).
Tuesday Apr 25, 7:00 pm, Northrop (doors open at 6 pm)
University of Minnesota-Twin Cities Student: $12 (Valid U of M-TC Student U Card required for entry)
University of Minnesota-Twin Cities Staff and Faculty: $17 (Valid U of M-TC Staff U Card required for entry)
General Public: $22 (18+ with valid picture ID required for entry)
Wednesday, April 19, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm, Coffman Memorial Union Theater
How did the daughter of a provincial governor and the daughter of a buffalo-riding gangster become BFFs? The Friendship Play (also known as Hmong-Lao/Lao-Hmong Friendship Play) is a comedy-turned accidental musical about playwrights, foodies, and real-life BFFs May Lee-Yang (a Hmong refugee) and Saymoukda Duangphouxay Vongsay (a Lao refugee).