News and Perspectives
The Bias Response and Referral Network (BRRN) has released a one-year report to the Twin Cities campus community. The report provides background information, an analysis of incidents reported to the BRRN, and recommendations for next year. A downloadable PDF of the report can be found here.
International student-athletes remind us that "We all belong here" at the Golden Goldys. A Star Tribune story featuring the video said, "The players featured in the video included Leon Bristedt (Sweden/men’s hockey), Titania Markland (Jamaica/women’s track and field), Marino Alpeza (Bosnia/men’s tennis), Palma Kaposi (Hungary/women’s basketball), Muyu Wu (China/women’s golf), Agnes Esser (British Columbia/women’s track and field), Josip Krstanovic (Cro
May 5 Update: Trump Executive Order to Expand Federal-State Immigration Enforcement
The Immigration Response Team has heard many people at the University of Minnesota express concern about whether federal immigration agents will enlist local police in immigration enforcement.
by Azhar Akesh, University of Minnesota, Class of 2019
I am a student majoring in Political Science and I created this performance video for an art class in which we were asked to build a “wearable sculpture." I chose to portray my experience as a young Muslim Asian woman living in the U.S. This piece helped me express my own feelings and emotions living with Islamophobia on campus, in this country and worldwide.