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With 63 graduates currently making a difference as Peace Corps volunteers, the University of Minnesota ranks No. 5 nationally on the Peace Corps annual list, moving up 5 spots from its position last year. The U of M is on the list for the 15th consecutive year, and also ranks No. 3 among graduate schools with 14 U of M graduate school alumni serving as volunteers.
After The Atlantic praised the Twin Cities' mix of affordability, opportunity and wealth, today's Washington Post reviewed the large racial disparities that exist in the region. Prof. Doug Hartmann, Sociology, discussed these disparities on WCCO-TV.
The president of the University of Minnesota is making a push for more funding from the state. President Kaler presented his biennial budget in front of the House Higher Education Policy and Finance Committee on Wednesday. He is asking for $1.3 billion over the next two years to help fund some crucial projects that he says benefits the university and the rest of the state.
U of M President Kaler comments on various topics.
Today the U of M announced several days of programs to increase awareness of racial stereotyping ahead of next month's Vikings-Washington football game on campus.
Lee Munnich, a senior fellow at the Humphrey School, comments.
The Minnesota Daily
U biochemistry professor Larry Wackett comments.