News and Perspectives
Call For Nominations. 2018 LGBTQIA Awards. Every year, the Gender and Sexuality Center for Queer and Trans Life honors the accomplishments of individuals and groups doing amazing work within the LGBTQIA community. If you know of anyone who fits the one of the descriptions below, we want to celebrate them! To nominate:z.umn.edu/lavcel Deadline: April 9th.
After Intense Debate and Lobbying, Senate Fails to Protect Dreamers
Yesterday, a bipartisan Senate effort to protect Dreamers, young people brought to this country as children, ended in defeat.
The result is that hundreds of thousands of young people continue to face terrible uncertainty.
Three recent letters to the editor, an editorial, and a column reflect differing perspectives on the the Ben Shapiro visit to the U on Feb. 26. All were published in the MN Daily between Feb. 11-15
Feb. 11 Editorial: Safety should be weighed appropriately for Shapiro visit
Monday, Feb. 26, 5-7 p.m., Humphrey Forum, 301 19th Ave S.
Light refreshments provided.
This event is sponsored by the Humphrey Students of Color Association. Students who would like more information or to get involved can contact Noël Gordon Jr at firstname.lastname@example.org
A half-million-dollar campaign against sexual misconduct at the University of Minnesota is ramping up this spring.
This week, faculty and staff started taking mandatory online training aimed at preventing harassment and assault. The U recently hired a marketing firm to design a public awareness campaign to roll out later in the year. It’s also recruiting for a staffer who will expand existing training for students, with a new focus on encouraging bystanders to intervene when they witness sexual misconduct.