On Tuesday, May 17, the University of Minnesota hosts Minnesota Sparks in Mountain Iron, MN at the Mountain Iron Community Center. The event brings three University researchers – who are tackling the area’s most critical issues – into conversation with the community.
Today, University of Minnesota President Eric Kaler called the Minnesota Senate Capital Investment Committee’s bill a “very positive sign of the committee’s commitment to higher education and a demonstration of the University’s value to Minnesota.” The bill provides funding for four U of M priority projects, including full funding for three projects.
Five hundred 6th, 7th and 8th grade students from Parkway Montessori & Community School on St. Paul’s east side have been participating in a new initiative designed to better engage them in their education and to help close the achievement gap. After a semester spent creating their own personal stories on video, they’ll be celebrating their successes at a special festival at Northrop Auditorium on May 4.