News and Perspectives
The following message was sent on March 6 by Karen Hanson, Executive Vice President and Provost, to all Twin Cities faculty and staff:
Event 1: The Race Doctor Presents Black Panther Edition: Do Black Heroes Have 9 Lies?
Facilitator: Dr. Frederick W. Gooding, Jr.
Thursday, March 22nd
Bruininks Hall 330, University of Minnesota - East Bank
Join us for a screening of the award-winning documentary Dolores and for a panel with local migrant farmworker activists facilitated by Chicano/Latino Studies faculty.
Film Screening with complimentary popcorn: 4:00-5: 30 PM
Panel Discussion featuring Ramona Rosales, Aiyana Machado & Melissa Magana: 5:30-6:15 PM
Reception: 6:15-7:00 PM
Get your free tickets at Eventbrite
The University of Minnesota student body passed a controversial referendum on Sunday.
The All Campus Elections Commission announced shortly after 1 p.m. that a referendum that calls on the University to divest from companies involved with Israel passed by 217 votes. The vote comes after a contentious pre-vote debate between advocates.
3,392 students voted "yes" and 3,175 students voted "no" on the referendum, a margin of 3.4 percent.