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Conversations on Student Life and the Law: Free Speech v. Hate Speech

Monday, March 12, 2018

Wednesday,  April 4, 2018, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Humphrey Forum, Hubert Humphrey School of Public Affairs, 301 19th Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55455

Join Student Legal Service for a dynamic presentation by Professor Karen Miksch, J.D., about academic freedom, hate speech and free speech on campus. Ms. Miksch is faculty at the University of Minnesota and an expert in higher education law.


Interrogating Anti-Black Racism and Disablement: A Critical Disability Studies Collaborative Symposium

Thursday, March 8, 2018

Thursday, April 12th – RecWell Center, Beacon Room

  • 4:00 - 4:15 - Doors & Registration Open 4:15 - 4:30 - Welcome Address
  • 4:30 - 5:30 - The Untold Black Disabled Reality Through Hard Hitting Poetry and Song. Leroy F. Moore, Founder of Krip-Hop Nation and Co-Founder of Sins Invalid. 5:30 - 6:30 - Reception

Friday, April 13th – RecWell Center, Multipurpose Room 6-7


Global staff go inSIDE first

Thursday, March 8, 2018

By Deane Morrison

Staff of the University’s Global Programs and Strategy (GPS) Alliance seek to bring the benefits of greater internationalization and enhanced global literacy to our campus.

But while equity and diversity issues are implicit in internationalization efforts, that doesn’t mean there’s no room for introspection about how the GPS Alliance staff can become more inclusive and equitable when interacting with each other and those they serve.


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