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ANNOUNCEMENT: Campus Climate Micro-grant Recipient Seeks Students with Children for Focus Groups
We are seeking UMN students with children to join us for a conversation about your experience breastfeeding or pumping at the U and how we can advocate to better support students like you.
We’re hosting focus groups in late March and early April (participants will be provided food and a $15 gift card).
To participate, you must:
To the University community,
At the University of Minnesota we are committed to providing an environment where opposing points of view, critical thinking, and disagreements can occur in a productive and respectful manner. As is happening at universities across the country, we have to grapple with and find ways to manage differences of opinion.
The following message was sent on Feb. 23 from President Eric W. Kaler to all faculty and staff on the Twin Cities campus.
I have heard your concerns about the proposed closing of the Child Development Center (CDC), the childcare center on the Twin Cities campus. And so today, Provost Karen Hanson and I asked CEHD Dean Jean Quam to postpone the closing of the CDC until we have an alternative, or alternatives, in place to allow for a smooth transition for children and, potentially, for staff.