Students attending August orientation, the majority of whom are international students, struggle to find seats in their desired classes.
“There’s a lot of issues international students face, and they’re not addressed,” said board member Sophronia Cheung. “For something like the advisory board, it really does connect you with actual administrators at the U, and that can give you a direct contact ... with people that can actually make an impact.”
The poem, which was published in last year’s November 2018 issue of Poetry, examines the experiences of queer and transgender bodies under varying forms of confinement.
“We want to create a space and cultivate space for students, yet we’re constantly taking away funding from students of color," said second-year biology major Trinity Vang.
Bias incidents compiled by the University of Minnesota’s Bias Response Referral Network show the continued presence of graffiti, vandalism and flyers in reported incidents.
The program aspires to establish a system which will train medical and mental health providers in asylum assessments and develop a framework for pro bono ongoing care to serve people impacted by immigration issues.
In an effort to advance diversity, the University of Minnesota Medical School announced it will be creating a new administrative position for equity and inclusion.
The University’s Passport Office, which opened July 8, is an official passport acceptance facility operated by the Global Programs and Strategy Alliance office located on 17th Avenue Southeast.
To honor the late president of Students Devoted to Marginalized Communities, the University of Minnesota student group launched a fundraising campaign earlier this month to build a water well in Somalia in Zahra Mohamed’s name.
“People love to hear stories of how a business became a success,” said Andre Eggert, a spokesperson for the Carlson School. “As a business school, we know that you’re missing half the story if you don’t also hear about the failures.”