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Greater Than 7 Kickoff Event - Intersectionality U with Olmeca

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Monday, Sept 26, noon to 1pm, Northrop Plaza

Intersectionality. What is it?! And what does it have to do with me?! Come discover the answers to these and other intriguing questions at our third annual Greater Than 7 Kickoff event, featuring a performance by social justice activist Olmeca.


Equity and Diversity Breakfast - Save the Date!

Wednesday, September 14, 2016
Save the date for the University of Minnesota's ninth annual Equity and Diversity Breakfast, to be held on Thursday, November 17, 2016, 7:45-9:45 am, at theMcNamara Alumni Center. The Breakfast brings together the University community and external stakeholders—alumni, donors, community organizations, and corporate entities—to recognize the students, faculty, and staff doing the work, and to reaffirm the University’s commitment to equity and diversity.

We also recognized the outstanding students that received Scholarly Excellence in Equity and Diversity (SEED) Awards.

The Outstanding Unit Award for Equity and Diversity was also presented at the Breakfast.

Registration will begin in October. More information.


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