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Community partners invited to workshop on leveraging university assets for positive change in communities
10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, Feb. 6.
Groups and individuals who work on research projects with University of Minnesota and other colleges are invited to "Leveraging Research for Change" a day-long workshop with University faculty and staff on leveraging campus resources for positive change in communities. Register and learn more.

U of M names Generation Next/UROC Faculty Fellows — Six University of Minnesota researchers have been named charged with creating teams to tackle the question: “Why is there an achievement gap in the context of Minneapolis-St. Paul and what promising practices are helping close that gap?” Learn more.

UROC's NJCT proposes north Minneapolis-based"Makers District" — The Urban Research and Outreach-Engagement Center's Northwide Job Creation Team presents the idea of a north Minneapolis-based business park to Minneapolis Mayor Betsy Hodges and Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton. Learn more.

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In the Gallery

Humphrey and the Civil Rights Act of 1964

The Bright Sunshine of Human Rights:
Hubert H. Humphrey and the Civil Rights Act of 1964
October 14 to January 30, 2015
Reception: 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, October 28 Taking its title from Hubert H. Humphrey’s 1948 speech to the Democratic
National Convention, this exhibit uses archival objects and photographs to
explore the role of one of Minnesota’s greatest leaders in the passage of
America’s landmark Civil Rights Act of 1964.
Co-sponsored by the University’s Humphrey School of Public Affairs, Office of Public Engagement and Office of the Senior
Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost.