A collection of news, features and opportunities regarding equity and diversity at the College of Biological Sciences and beyond.
Grab food and connect with other indigenous students and students of color in CBS. Come and go as your schedule allows.
Spring 2020 Dates
February 4, 18
March 3, 17, 31
April 14, 28
Location & Time
41 Appleby Hall, from 4:30 - 5:30 p.m.
Join CBS, the University of Minnesota and colleges across the U.S. as we celebrate the presence and experience of first-generation college students, faculty, and staff on campus! The national First-Generation College Celebration Day takes place on November 8, the anniversary of the Higher Education Act of 1965. We celebrate all week, Nov 4 - Nov 8. Be sure to see the full list of activities across campus.
Can we leverage the power of Story (from The Story Collider) to impact how students view who does science? The short answer is, yes. Prof Sehoya Cotner (BTL), recently co-presented these findings with Azariah Yonas (3rd year student in College of Liberal Arts) at the national symposium.
Registration is NOW OPEN for the iMen Retreat II: Cultural Collectivism in the 21st Century! The retreat will be on Saturday, April 13, 2019 from 9:30am-4:30pm, with check-in beginning at 9:30am and the retreat beginning promptly at 10am. This retreat is FREE and open to currently enrolled undergraduate and graduate students who identify as indigenous and/or a student of color at the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities.
HECUA Information Session
HECUA is a social justice based program where students take courses in the community paired with an internship. HECUA is great for students:
HECUA has four main tracks: