News and Perspectives
Nationwide enrollment for international students at universities is dropping, and the University of Minnesota is no exception.
Studies released last fall and this week show international student enrollment numbers dropped from 2016 to 2017.
The College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences at the University of Minnesota, historically a majority-white college, hired two staff members last semester who are out to change how minorities are represented in the school.
Sandra Mitchell and Joseph Ballard II were hired last October to fill positions focused on diversity within CFANS.
Mitchell, CFANS’ intercultural education program specialist, filled an open position focused on helping faculty and staff understand and accommodate students of all cultures.
Wednesday, February 14, 8 am - 4 pm, Wiley Hall, U of M West Bank
The Love Project: Love Letters to LGBTQIA, Women, People with Disabilities, People of Color, Immigrants and Muslims on University of Minnesota Campus.
It was a tumultuous week in Washington D.C. with no bill to protect Dreamers.
After the government shutdown last weekend, it was reported that Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) offered the president $25 million for a border wall in exchange for a bill to codify the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program and Democratic votes to fund the government. Yesterday Politico reported Schumer pulled the offer since those negotiations fell apart.