News and Perspectives
Join us for a night of meaningful conversation with Judge Rosemarie Aquilina on Wednesday, November 28th in the Great Hall of Coffman Memorial Union. In partnership with The Aurora Center for Advocacy & Education, Boynton Health, Multicultural Student Engagement, Council of Graduate Students, and Minnesota Student Association, this event will cover Judge Aquilina’s career and her focus on the 2018 USA Gymnastics sex abuse scandal.
· Students: $5
· General Public: $15
The Gender and Sexuality Center for Queer and Trans Life (GSC) annual LGBTQIA+ Winter Clothing Drive has begun!
The Critical Disability Studies Collective (CDSC) is excited to announce our next fall event: Disability Justice in Campus-Wide Organizing and Activism. The event will be held Thursday November 15th from 12:30-2:30 in 140 Nolte Hall. The panel will begin at 1, but folks are welcome to come anytime after 12:30. Light refreshments will be provided and folks can email CDSCol@umn.edu with access needs.
The University began offering all students and staff on all campuses the ability to indicate a gender identity and/or personal pronoun through MyU on July 17, 2018. This new functionality was implemented to create a more welcoming, inclusive, and respectful campus climate.
MyU users are able to indicate a personal pronoun or gender identity through the My Info tab of MyU. As of approximately September 17, 8,590 MyU users had entered a Gender Identity and 8,425 MyU users had entered a personal pronoun into the system.