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Boynton avoids waitlist for mental health despite increasing demand

Thursday, January 31, 2019

Although demand for its services continue to rise, the Boynton Mental Health clinic has been able to keep the number of students on its waitlist at zero. 

Consistent staff increases and the introduction of “brief consultation” meetings over two years ago have eliminated the clinic’s waitlist, which applies to students who would have to wait more than two weeks for service, since fall 2016. 

Read the full MN Daily story here.


Circle of Indigenous Nations Special Speaker Lunch

Monday, January 28, 2019

Feb. 1, 2019, 12-1 pm, Room 332 Appleby Hall

Dr. Cori Bazemore-James, Ph.D., Seneca Nation

Dr. Bazemore-James is the Director of Retention and Success for the Graduate School Diversity Office on the Twin Cities campus. She is leading the development of the Council for the Advancement of Standards (CAS) in Higher Education and her research is centering Indigenous knowledge to develop the functional area of indigenous student affairs and supporting indigenous educators in predominantly white institutions.


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