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College of Design awarded for diversity, inclusion projects

Friday, February 21, 2020

"The University of Minnesota’s College of Design is focusing on advancing equity, diversity and inclusion into the classroom for students and faculty.

Through faculty and student research, course curriculum, guest lecturers and community projects, leaders within the college will continue to place emphasis on the integration of these concepts. On Jan. 29, professors from the School of Architecture were recognized by the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture for their work that brought these college-wide goals to fruition."

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UMN celebrates black history on campus with film, panel

Thursday, February 20, 2020

"The University of Minnesota celebrated the 50th anniversary of the African American and African Studies Department with a discussion about Black history on the Twin Cities campus on Tuesday. 

Hundreds gathered in Northrop for the premiere of "This Free North," a Twin Cities PBS documentary showcasing the University’s long and complicated position in Black history. The viewing was followed by a panel discussion of current and former University scholars and activists."


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