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Gabel addresses plan for mental health on campus

Monday, February 17, 2020

"At last week’s University of Minnesota Board of Regents meeting, President Joan Gabel took time to discuss her ongoing initiative to address student mental health. 

Still in its early stages, the initiative aims to review and highlight the University’s current mental health resources for students and establish where improvement can be made. Gabel will continue to review the resources over the next few months and will present her findings at a later regents meeting."


First-year student perspectives on campus climate

Wednesday, February 12, 2020

As part of the College of Education and Human Development (CEHD) First Year Experience program, all first-year students take a First-Year Inquiry (FYI) course addressing the shared question: “How can one person make a difference?” Associate Professor Rose Vukovic, Department of Educational Psychology, asked students in her Fall 2019 FYI course to examine data from the 2018


The Children's March: Youth Activism Yesterday, Today & Tomorrow

Wednesday, February 12, 2020
Featuring Ms. Joanne Bland

Monday, March 2, 2020, 5:00 - 6:30 pm, Mayo Auditorium,

"Movements for social change are like jigsaw puzzles. Everyone is a piece. If your piece is missing, the picture is not complete.Why? Because you're the most important piece." JoAnne Bland


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