News and Perspectives
The University of Minnesota will offer two #YouAreWelcomeHere scholarships for incoming international students for fall 2019. This scholarship program is an outgrowth of the successful #YouAreWelcomeHere social media campaign to encourage international students to study in the United States.
By Nick Alm
"It means so much to represent the Class of 2018. You are all people I look up to and respect more than you know. I wouldn't be here without you....
Once a week, a group of students gathers at the University of Minnesota to listen — and, when it’s their turn, talk — about everything from politics to love, from happiness to humanity.
The students are part of the Round Table Discussion Groups, one of several organizations that bring together students from diverse backgrounds — be they political, racial, philosophical or religious — to share their perspectives. It’s a movement that is growing quickly across the campus and the nation.