In an open letter, signed by more than 500 individuals, campus community members asked that online classes be the default for the upcoming semester to protect groups disproportionately impacted by COVID-19.
Racial disparities are one major root cause of today’s challenges in policing.
The Raising Intellectual Student Education Program will officially be launched this upcoming fall.
Law enforcement have routinely employed pepper spray, tear gas and rubber bullets against nonviolent demonstrators and curfew-exempt personnel, students say.
Maddy Riemenschneider, a frontline COVID-19 worker, tried to terminate her lease for fear of spreading the disease to roommates, but has been unable to. Other student tenants are in the same situation.
Student representatives, faculty and University officials are working to present solutions to the Board of Regents by June 1.
The recommendations include creating partnerships with marginalized youth and including their voices in the decision-making process.
The podcast, named “Camp 8,” is produced and hosted by Eli Sagor, program manager of the Sustainable Forests Education Cooperative, and Kyle Gill, a forest manager and research coordinator.
A University of Minnesota graduate student group drafted a letter highlighting a list of demands that would better support graduate students and vulnerable workers during COVID-19.
'She’ll just keep marching forward': Regent Ilean Her highlights passion for supporting students, equity
As a member of the University of Minnesota’s Board of Regents, Her said she is working for the betterment of education and specifically wants to support students from first-generation, refugee and low-income backgrounds.