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Immigration Response Team: DACA Renewal Information and Resources

Monday, February 5, 2018

From the Immigration Response Team, Feb. 5, 2018:

We are writing with an important reminder about renewal applications for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. As a result of litigation, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services is currently accepting and processing DACA renewal applications.  


Advancing Publicly-Engaged Research, Teaching, and Learning to Address Society's Grand Challenges

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Explore the critical role of public engagement in addressing society's most pressing issues at "Advancing Publicly-Engaged Research, Teaching, and Learning to Address Society's Grand Challenges," a University of Minnesota system-wide conference on Thursday, March 1, 2018 at Coffman Memorial Union on the University's Minneapolis campus. The day kicks off with a plenary panel discussion with scholars and community members associated with the University's Grand Challenges Research Initiatives who will share their tho


Campus Sexual Assault: Responses to Changes in Title IX Policy

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Tuesday, Feb. 13, 1-2:30 pm, Humphrey Forum

In September of 2017, Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos rescinded Obama-era guidance on how colleges and universities handle sexual assaults under Title IX law. Join the Center on Women, Gender and Public Policy for a moderated discussion of how the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities campus and Minnesota state legislators are responding to these federal changes. 


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