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Photo courtesy of Dorota Serafin.

UMN Carlson School of Management alum leads Ukraine humanitarian effort

by Roque Wood-Sinclair
Published April 25, 2022
Dorota Serafin, who is involved in the Polish Humanitarian Action organization, is currently providing aid to people leaving Ukraine.
The Dar Omar Al-Farooq Mosque in the Como neighborhood of Minneapolis on Tuesday, April 5. The month of Ramadan began on Saturday, April 2.

With the start of Ramadan, Muslim students observe and break fasts together

by Kara Savage
Published April 10, 2022
The Muslim Student Association and mosques are celebrating with free meals after sunset.
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UMN students use academic accommodations for religious holidays

by Madison Roth
Published April 4, 2022
With holidays like Passover and Ramadan coming up, University of Minnesota allows students to take excused absences from classes.
Dmytro Tertytskyi and Kataryna Topuz, Ukrainian students, one at the University of Minnesota, pose for a portrait on Friday, March 18. Tertytskyi and Topuz are a married couple from Ukraine studying dentistry.

Couple reflects on Russian invasion of Ukraine and effects on family

by Roque Wood-Sinclair
Published March 29, 2022
With friends and family living in both Ukraine and Russia, two University students said they are concerned for loved ones while also trying to focus on their studies.
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Ukrainian invasion prompts discussion and action from UMN students

by Roque Wood-Sinclair
Published March 5, 2022
Students with ties to Ukraine shared their views on the war and discussed similarities to past conflicts throughout history.
Gophers Forward Ben Meyers takes a shot on net at 3M Arena at Mariucci on Friday, Jan. 24, 2020. The Gophers ended the night with a 6-3 victory over Ohio State. 

USA Men’s Olympic Hockey Team mirrored ‘Miracle On Ice,’ with three Gophers

by Gabrielle Lombard
Published February 18, 2022
This year, Team USA included three current Gophers athletes, before falling in the quarterfinals to Slovakia.
UMN students share study abroad experiences amid COVID-19

UMN students share study abroad experiences amid COVID-19

by Gabrielle Lombard
Published February 13, 2022
There has been a significant increase in the number of students abroad this semester compared to spring 2021.
Protesters march past fences and barbed wire surrounding Hennepin County Government Center on Monday, March 8, 2021.

Federal trial begins for three officers involved in George Floyd’s murder

by Hanna Van Den Einde
Published January 24, 2022
Opening statements begin Monday for the officers charged with violating George Floyd’s civil rights.
Priscilla Hagerman, a Geography and Global Studies student at the U, is working on a national campaign for gender equality.

UMN student advocates for the UN Convention on Women to be ratified in surrounding cities

by Izzy Teitelbaum
Published March 31, 2021
During her time interning at World Without Genocide, Priscilla Hagerman has been working on a national campaign for gender equality.
Official Spring 2021 Toledo program picture, courtesy of Lauren Huspeni

Last spring, there were 1,075 UMN students abroad. This semester, there are 28.

by Sonja Kleven, Campus Administration Reporter
Published March 19, 2021
After being suspended for two terms, five programs now have students abroad, which program directors consider an accomplishment during the COVID-19 pandemic.