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Exhibit highlights effects of 250-year-old documents on Minnesotans

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

An exhibit explaining the importance of treaties between Native peoples and the U.S. government has traveled the state for the past seven years, finally making its way to the University of Minnesota last month.

Though the U.S. government stopped creating treaties over 250 years ago, those treaties still determine the rights of Native peoples and where they can operate as a self-governed nation.


U named 2017 Corporation of the Year by North Central MSDC

Friday, September 29, 2017

The University of Minnesota was recently named the “2017 Corporation of the Year” by the North Central Minority Supplier Development Council. This recognition is a reflection of the vision of the University’s Board of Regents decision to develop policy for the creation of a Supplier Diversity program in November 1996.


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