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Celebrating Changemakers Awards Program

Wednesday, September 25, 2019

Thursday, October 17, 4:00 - 6:00 p.m., University Hall, McNamara Alumni Center

RSVP encouraged by October 7:

On Thursday, October 17th, please join the Women's Center, the Office of the Executive Vice President and Provost, and the Office for Equity and Diversity in honoring outstanding University scholars and changemakers! 

News and Information

First fully kosher restaurant on campus opens in Coffman

Friday, September 20, 2019

The University of Minnesota opened its first fully kosher restaurant in Coffman Union this month. 

House of Hummus opened on Sept. 3 in Minnesota Marketplace, a food court located on the ground level of Coffman. The new restaurant was created in response to what many say is a lack of kosher options available to University students.

“Our goal is to have [House of Hummus] here as long as possible, providing students, staff and faculty with a kosher dining option,” said University Dining Services Director Kelly Milledge in an email to the Minnesota Daily.


Ms. Bettie Mae Fikes - "Touching Hearts While Healing Mine: Storytelling and Songs of the Civil Rights Movement"

Thursday, September 19, 2019

Wednesday, October 16th, 2019, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM , Doors Open at 5:30 PM, Humphrey School of Public Affairs, Cowles Auditorium, Parking - 19th Avenue Ramp or 21st Avenue Ramp

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