News and Perspectives
Amid a national immigration debate, a new scholarship hopes to support students at the University of Minnesota who may be affected by proposed legislation.
On Friday, the University of Minnesota’s Immigration Response Team launched the Dream Fund, which aims to support student immigrants whose legal status may be at risk, affecting their ability to earn money for college expenses.
Jan 19, 12:00 pm, Murphy Hall, room 100
The Minnesota Journalism Center and the Minnesota chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists present...
What are hate groups? How can they be covered? What are the challenges of covering extremist movements and individuals?
The University of Minnesota Board of Regents will vote on a resolution aimed at improving retention and recruitment of underrepresented students at its February meeting.
The resolution includes five strategy points to increase undergraduate diversity on the Twin Cities campus and requires the University’s president to give an annual report on the status of the strategies. Several University surveys show gaps in graduation rates and campus satisfaction between white students and students of color.
By Kate Dietrick, Archivist, Nathan and Theresa Berman Upper Midwest Jewish Archives
On August 14, the exhibit A Campus Divided: Progressives, Anti-Communists, Racism, and Antisemitism at the University of Minnesota, 1930-1942 opened on the second and third floors of Elmer L. Andersen Library.
Pulling from materials in the University Archives, Upper Midwest Jewish Archives, Minnesota Historical Society, local newspapers, and more, the exhibit was a culmination of years of original research by co-curators Riv-Ellen Prell and Sarah Atwood.