University of Minnesota

Bill could boost funding for Somali youth

Ka Joog aims at  motivating Somali  youth "to take part in the civil aspects in our community and to pursue a higher education."

The funds would go to a partnership between the U and a nonprofit group.



William Hoffman Discussion and Book Signing

03/25/2015 - 4:00pm - 6:00pm

Author and University of Minnesota medical editor William Hoffman will discuss his new book The Biologist’s Imagination: Innovation in the Biosciences on Wednesday, March 25 at 4:00 p.m.

Race, Place and the Geography of Community Safety: A Critical Conversation with Bryan Stevenson

04/07/2015 - 5:30pm - 8:00pm

The University of Minnesota Urban Research and Outreach-Engagement Center presents a public conversation with Bryan Stevenson on the role geography plays in the health and safety of individuals in

Student fees set for an increase

If the fees committee’s initial recommendations stick, student fees will increase by more than $30 each semester.

Next year, University of Minnesota students may have to dish o


U rightly shifts stance on alerts

The University of Minnesota announced Wednesday morning that it will modify its crime alert policy after more than a year of scrutiny for how the messages can perpetuate racism and stereotyping, pa


Demands by Whose Diversity? aren’t new

The Whose Diversity? group at the University of Minnesota.

Visa reform may help international students

International students at the University of Minnesota.

When Jim Wu graduated with a master’s degree in biochemistry from the University of Minnesota nearly two decades ago as an international student, his new employer helped him obtain a work visa that


Mourners gather at U of M to honor Muslim students killed in North Carolina

With tears of grief streaming down her cheeks, Nora Nashawaty stood before more than 100 people gathered at the University of Minnesota Wednesday night to commemor


Charles Baxter Discussion & Book Signing

03/02/2015 - 4:00pm - 6:00pm

Author and University Professor Emeritus, Charles Baxter will discuss his new book There’s Something I Want You to Do: Stories on Monday, March 2 at 4:00 p.m.

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