News and Perspectives
Event 1: Multicultural, Civil Rights, and Social Justice Art Exhibit
Artist Mr. Donald Walter
Monday April 9th, 2018
Noon - 1pm - Artist Talk - How Do we Bring Tribes Together from All Races to Benefit our Communities
Appleby Hall Room 41
11am to 2pm - Art Exhibit, 33 Appleby Hall
Event 2: Embracing African and African American Cultures
Dr. Joseph Mbele
Calling all Twin Cities campus undergraduate degree-seeking students. Help us improve campus climate. Take the Student Experience in the Research University (SERU) survey. Colleges and other units across campus rely on the most current data from the SERU to understand students’ experiences on campus as they work hard to improve the campus climate for all students. You can read more about our campus climate initiatives and projects for students, staff and faculty on the Campus Climate website.
by Selenda Thor
Focused, motivated, and curious about the people around her, Clemesha Jámilah Grayer has the world at her fingertips as she studies the human experience. Grayer, a 2017 UMN graduate, is from Chicago, Illinois, and double-majored in Chicano & Latino studies and gender, women & sexuality studies (GWSS).
In response to a growing number of University of Minnesota members publicly identifying as gender nonconforming, a new policy would require members to use an individual’s preferred pronouns, gender and name.
The draft was written to address faculty concerns and improve the campus environment for gender nonconforming students. The administrative policy is currently receiving feedback from student groups and University governments – and hopes to present it to the University Senate next fall.