News and Perspectives


University of Minnesota Twin Cities joins #YouAreWelcomeHere scholarship program

Friday, May 25, 2018

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.


Art of Healing Transnational Summit

Wednesday, May 23, 2018
You are invited to the culminating event of the work of the Art of Healing Collaborative: a transnational summit with guests from near and far, meditating on the artistic processes of healing.
May 30-June 1, at various locations on the UMNTC campus (specific locations to be announced).
* Healing ceremony by Janice BandMoccasin
* Water Ceremony by Sharon Day
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Learning to listen: Students get together to — calmly — share their opinions

Wednesday, May 9, 2018

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.


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