News and Perspectives
Join your WIT colleagues as they share their research from the University Archives on the history of women's contributions to information technology and STEM at the University of Minnesota. Please bring your own lunch. Coffee and dessert will be provided.
June 13th 2019
Noon - 1:30 p.m.
Anderson Hall, Room 110
Muslim students at the University of Minnesota were breaking their Ramadan fast on May 7 when they noticed flyers left by the door of the Al-Madinah Cultural Center in Coffman Union.
Activist, scholar, and University of Minnesota Regent Emeritus Josie R. Johnson will discuss and sign her new book, Hope in the Struggle: A Memoir. The book is about shouldering the cause of social justice during the darkest hours and brightest moments for civil rights in America--and, specifically, in Minnesota. 5:30 p.m., Urban Research and Outreach-Engagement Center.
The Women’s Center invites nominations for its multiple awards and Gender Equity Grants, which honor the engagement, contributions, and leadership of University faculty, staff, and students systemwide. Applications are due June 14.
The Minnesota Student Association will continue to push for renaming four University of Minnesota campus buildings, according to a letter released Wednesday [May 8].
The names four buildings — Coffman Union, Coffey Hall, Nicholson Hall and Middlebrook Hall — have been subject to debate after a task force report found their namesakes to have exhibited racist and anti-Semitic actions.