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Hardeman Honored For Research in Structural Racism

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

School of Public Health Assistant Professor Rachel Hardeman was honored with the American Board of Internal Medicine Foundation’s Professional Article Prize for her paper, “Structural Racism and Supporting Black Lives — The Role of Health Professionals,” published in December 2016 in the New England Journal of Medicine.

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U of M Twin Cities joins American Talent Initiative

Friday, April 28, 2017

This week, the University of Minnesota Twin Cities campus joined the American Talent Initiative (ATI) in a national effort dedicated to attracting, enrolling, and graduating more low- and moderate-income students. Through its membership, the University joins with 67 of the nation’s top-performing public and private colleges and universities in this shared commitment to increasing access and success.

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ISSS: Culture Corps Ambassadors - Student Board Positions - apply today!

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Do you wish to get leadership opportunities, work with students around the world and enhance your cultural competence? Apply to be an ambassador for the International Student and Scholar Services Culture Corps Program - University of Minnesota. Learn more about the opportunity here. The priority deadline is April 29.

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Advocates, more sex assault prevention training slated for UMN Greek members

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Trained sexual assault advocates and additional training could be next steps in University of Minnesota Greek life sexual assault prevention efforts.

The Interfraternity Council is working with The Aurora Center and the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action to provide Greek members with information on how to address accused perpetrators and victims in their community and will train some members to respond when a sexual assault occurs.

The new prevention measures will start in the fall.


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