News and Perspectives
Friday, October 7th, 2016, 3:00 PM - 6:30 PM
The Circle of Indigenous Nations is pleased to announce the Dakota Sacred Sites Bus tour. Please see the quote from the tour leader
3 to 4:30 p.m., Tuesday, October 4, 237 Morrill Hall, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
University of Minnesota Associate Professor of American Indian Studies Vicente M. Diaz will open this year's Critical Community Engagement Roundtable series with a discussion of universities as colonial institutions.
by Tiffany Trawick, an English major at the University of Minnesota.
“Safe-space” can be a daunting term especially when placed within the framework of academia, particularly higher education. This begs the question: How can we even begin to address what seems to be such an ambiguous necessity when we can barely get past the definition?
It is a general consensus that one way safe-space may be defined is as a literal place where individuals, namely students, can feel comfortable to exist and voice their opinions.
As I enter my third year at the University of Minnesota, I've noticed that more and more students I know are turning to the Disability Resource Center (DCR) for[JT1]assistance with pursuing their education. My concern, however, is that many of those that are meeting with the DRC are also over halfway done with their education.