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The Bias Response and Referral Network (BRRN) website has been updated

Thursday, August 16, 2018

The Bias Response and Referral Network (BRRN) website has been updated with a more streamlined and hopefully easy to use format. Please let others know about this important resource. 

How to report a bias incident you experienced or witnessed:


Supplier Diversity Expo

Monday, August 13, 2018

The Supplier Diversity Expo is hosted by the Office for Business & Community Economic Development and provides excellent opportunities for contractors and business owners to identify new suppliers, discuss business opportunities and form joint ventures to maximize inclusion on University construction projects and goods & services contracts. This Expo provides a direct link between the University and general contractors, sub-contractors, professional service providers, small business owners and businesses owned by women, minorities and disabled persons.

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Request for applications: Health Equity Leadership & Mentoring Program

Monday, August 13, 2018

The Program in Health Disparities Research is accepting applications for the 2018-19 Health Equity Leadership & Mentoring (HELM) Program. HELM is designed to enhance the academic excellence and leadership capacity of diverse faculty and health disparities researchers at the University of Minnesota.


Save the date for the 2nd Annual Multicultural Student Kick-Off

Monday, August 13, 2018

Save the date for the 2nd Annual Multicultural Student Kick-Off hosted by the MANRRS and the Office for Diversity and Inclusion. This year's kickoff will take place on Monday, September 17th from 4-6pm in the St. Paul Student Center- North Star Ballroom.  

If you have any questions or need more information, please reach out to MANRRS at


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