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Student Success Conference call for programs

Monday, November 26, 2018

Presentation proposals for the Focusing on Student Success Conference are due on Nov. 30. The conference takes place Feb. 13, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Coffman Union. Registration opens Dec. 3.

More about the conference:

FOCUSING ON STUDENT SUCCESS: A Twin Cities conference for faculty, staff, and administrators

Brought to you by the Office of Undergraduate Education.


Immigration Response Team Update: Make Your Voice Heard on Changes to Public Charge

Thursday, November 15, 2018

Submit A Public Comment To Share What You Think About the Proposed Immigration Changes

Dear friends and colleagues,

With the 2018 elections behind us, it is essential that we continue to band together to support the immigrants in our communities. Over the past two years, there has been increased scrutiny of immigrants and a near-constant conversation nationally about our immigration laws and system. This will surely continue, even after the results of the midterm elections have settled.


University history – names of buildings and beyond

Thursday, November 15, 2018

This message was sent to University faculty, staff and students from President Eric W. Kaler on Nov. 15, 2018

Dear members of the University community,

A top priority of mine is to advance key efforts concerning University of Minnesota history on all of our campuses. I’m writing to share updates on the current and next phases of that work.


#MeToo: Monumental or Momentary?

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

December 5, 2018, 7:00-9:30 pm, Coffman Memorial Union, Coffman Theater

Sara Evans, a Regents Professor Emerita at the University of Minnesota, has served in the vanguard of the women's movement since the 1970s, thinking, writing, and speaking about women's issues. Her panel of powerful women, including Carolyn Chalmers, Lindsey Middlecamp, Simran Mishra, and Mariam Mohamed, considers the rise of the #MeToo movement in historical context: What is its breadth and depth? Will it result in lasting cultural change? 


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