Marguerite Ohrtman, an associate professor in the College of Education and Human Development, shares her expert comment on how bullying affects students, and how schools can work to prevent during National Bullying Prevention Month.
Fall schedules are filling up fast for families as students head back to school. They will begin new activities like joining sports teams, auditioning for plays, participating in study groups and doing homework.
The University of Minnesota Twin Cities received a $3 million grant from the National Science Foundation to implement an interdisciplinary, cross-college research traineeship program that aims to better educate students on topics including sustainability, resource conservation, waste upcycling and community impact.
In the coming weeks, the University of Minnesota System will host numerous commencement ceremonies to recognize thousands of students across its five campuses for their academic achievements and congratulate them as they take the next step forward in toward productive lives and careers.
The U of M has launched a Center for Climate Literacy, housed in the College of Education and Human Development. The Center seeks to advance an understanding of climate change through research, outreach and design solutions for K-12 classrooms.