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CSE graduate Trang Bui overcame adversity to become the first in her family to earn a college degree
In her heart, Trang Bui knew the key to a better life was getting a college education. But her Asian cultural values of placing family obligations before individual pursuits turned a typical four-year journey into 17 years.
Life has not been easy for the recent electrical engineering graduate who came to the United States at the age of 17. Born in 1983, Bui grew up in Vietnam during a time when the country was still rebuilding after the war.
On May 2, City Pages published a story about sexual misconduct allegations and the University of Minnesota. In this followup story, The University provided a statement.
Below is a copy of the statement:
Graduate Students in Education and Human Development (GradSEHD) presents: Paradigm Shifting for Justice in Schools: An Invited Lecture by Dr. Maisha T. Winn
First 50 attendees will receive a copy of Dr. Winn's latest book, Justice on Both Sides: Transforming Education Through Restorative Justice, published by Harvard Education Press.
Thursday, May 17 , 9-10:30am, President's Room, 3rd floor, Coffman Memorial Union
An open presentation with Kaaren Williamsen, director of the Sexual Assault Prevention and Awareness Center at the University of Michigan and Katie Eichele, director of the Aurora Center at the University of Minnesota.