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Marion Barber Jr.

New alum Barber a role model for the ages

Former Gopher football star Marion Barber Jr. came back to the U in 2015. In May, at the age of 57, he received his bachelor’s degree in youth studies.
https://twin-cities.umn.edu/news-events/new-alum-barber-role-model-ages
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
01/25/2018
Students raising their hands

Charter schools increasing segregation, underperforming public schools

Findings by Institute on Metropolitan Opportunity is the first installment of six-part initiative on charter education.
https://twin-cities.umn.edu/news-events/charter-schools-increasing-segregation-underperforming-public-schools
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
01/25/2018
Students graduating

Masters program in agriculture education moves to CFANS

Agricultural Education M.Ed. will be renamed “Agricultural Education M.S.,” pending approval from the Board of Regents. 
https://twin-cities.umn.edu/news-events/masters-program-agriculture-education-moves-cfans
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
01/25/2018
J.B. Mayo Jr.

Upholding an academic legacy

J. B. Mayo, Jr. is making sure LGBTQ histories are present in the curriculum.
https://twin-cities.umn.edu/news-events/upholding-academic-legacy
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
01/25/2018
Books on a table

U of M announces non-renewal of contract with Teach for America

CEHD will not be renewing the contract with Teach for America (TFA) to offer an alternative pathway to teaching program.
https://twin-cities.umn.edu/news-events/u-m-announces-non-renewal-contract-teach-america
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
01/25/2018
Study away map of state campuses

Study away—but not too far away

This spring, University of Minnesota students can discover the strengths of another campus—without leaving the U.
https://twin-cities.umn.edu/news-events/study-awaybut-not-too-far-away
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
01/25/2018
A student works on a dig at Fort Snelling.

Thinking through the dirt

U of M anthropology professor Katherine Hayes and her students are unearthing a fuller story of Fort Snelling.
https://twin-cities.umn.edu/news-events/thinking-through-dirt
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
01/25/2018
André  Nault

To break down stereotypes about librarians

André Nault is not only a U librarian, he’s also an adjunct professor and an advocate for reducing students’ debt.
https://twin-cities.umn.edu/news-events/break-down-stereotypes-about-librarians
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
01/25/2018

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