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State of the University 2018: Our indisputable impact, our tough issues, our boundless opportunities

Thursday, March 1, 2018

by Eric W. Kaler

The full text of the State of the University Address, as delivered, can be found on the Office of the President website.

Below are two sections of the speech that are about critical issues impacting our campus climate - free speech and DACA.


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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