Wellness Wednesdays, a new project led by the University’s School of Public Health, is a series dedicated to “pursuing wellness in less than traditional ways,” said project organizer Lauren Eldridge, the School of Public Health’s coordinator of diversity, equity and inclusion.
The University of Minnesota’s Black Student Union held the first-ever Black History Month Showcase last weekend, which told the story of African Americans in the U.S. through music, dance, spoken word and slideshows.
Through a video series featuring Indian students and their stories, the Indian Student Association at the University of Minnesota launched a project last week to highlight lesser-known issues and to inform fellow students of their culture.
While some international students may not have grown up watching American football in their home countries, Super Bowl LII will still be a part of their weekend.
Nationwide enrollment for international students at universities is dropping, and the University of Minnesota is no exception. Studies released last fall and this week show international student enrollment numbers dropped from 2016 to 2017.
The College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences at the University of Minnesota, historically a majority-white college, hired two staff members last semester who are out to change how minorities are represented in the school.