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Aswar Rahman founded the nonprofit and  purchased a house in Dinkytown to house some of the refugees who came to Minnesota.

Local nonprofit gives Ukrainian refugees chance to feel connected

by Amirah Razman
Published April 19, 2023
American Service, founded by a University of Minnesota alum, serves to mentor Ukrainian refugees by providing them work and volunteer opportunities.
Sabina Isayeva is a second-year international student from Istanbul, Turkey, and has been dealing with the difficulties of having to watch the situation unfold from afar.

Turkish students, faculty lean on campus community following earthquake

by Amirah Razman
Published March 7, 2023
Students and faculty from Turkey have received support following the February earthquake in Turkey and Syria, aiding the process of difficult emotions.
Students and community members gathered by Coffman Union to remember Mahsa Amini.

Students mourn Mahsa Amini at vigil, stand with Iranian protesters

by Maya Marchel Hoff
Published October 4, 2022
University of Minnesota students and community members held a vigil on campus for Amini following her death after Iran’s morality police arrested her, remembering her life and protesting the Islamic regime.
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.

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.
Sarah Mai

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.

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