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Entomology Diversity & Inclusion Committee Seminar: Please join us!

Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Please join us for the first annual Diversity in Insects and Our World Lecture! This event is free and open to everyone.

Location: Borlaug 335
Date: Tuesday, May 14th
Refreshments: 3:00 pm
Lecture: 3:15 pm

Title: "Attracting and retaining diverse entomologists: perspectives from an African-American entomologist"

Speaker: Dr. Vernard Lewis, Emeritus UC Berkeley


First Generation Institute Microgrant Recipients

Tuesday, April 30, 2019

On behalf of the FirstGen microgrant committee, please join us in congratulating the following grantees from the First Generation Institute microgrant competition! The committee received many proposals and is proud to fund ten innovative and intersectional projects that expand the visibility, equity, and persistence of the University of Minnesota first-generation community.


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