“The human rights community isn’t just Jim’s,” Radtke said. “It’s mine too.”
After a week of events, Joan Gabel will be inaugurated as the first female president of the University of Minnesota on Friday.
The University of Minnesota Board of Regents wrapped up its first meeting of the academic year Friday after beginning its final session with an unexpected guest — a brief protest from a campus workers union.
University of Minnesota President Joan Gabel sat down with the Minnesota Daily late last week.
Rare diseases are affecting an estimated 25 to 30 million Americans, according to the National Institutes of Health.
As Gabel welcomed new Gophers, she emphasized the diversity of the incoming freshman class, saying they are the “most diverse class in a generation, in every way we define that word.”
In a first of its kind visit for a University of Minnesota president, Joan Gabel met with the Minneapolis City Council on Wednesday.
While specific proposals are not outlined on his campaign website, in March, the White House detailed policy goals to better align education with the workforce needs of a modern economy, to reform student loans and to continue reducing the regulative reach of the government.
Gabel kicked off the research roundtable with a basic question: “What kind of research powerhouse do we want to be?”
“In the 21st century, a music school should be more inclusive,” said Paul Shaw, a Jamaican classical pianist and professor in the School of Music. “It shouldn’t just be limited to the conservatory model … where you study theory and classical traditions.”