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AAPI Youth Summit: Fostering Identity, Sustaining Community

Tuesday, February 27, 2018
Saturday, March 24, 2018 - 10am - 3pm, Rapson Hall, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
The Asian Pacific American Resource Center (APARC) at the University of Minnesota is excited to host the 2018 AAPI Youth Summit. The theme of this year's summit is: "Fostering Identity, Sustaining Community."

Free and open to all college students.  Breakfast and lunch provided.

APARC event page.

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Call for UMN Students with Children

Monday, February 26, 2018

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:


President Kaler's statement on free speech: putting our principles into practice

Monday, February 26, 2018

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.  


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