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The Culture of Fashion

Posted on: May 24, 2023

Bolanle Dahunsi shared her knowledge of Nigerian fashion through the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, gaining valuable teaching experience that helped her get a position as an assistant professor.

Student Leader Spotlight: Anita Feng

Posted on: May 11, 2023

Meet Anita Feng (she/they), a Culture Corps leader from China and a master's student studying Higher Education at the University of Minnesota.

Four International Students Receive Mestenhauser Award for Excellence in Campus Internationalization

Posted on: May 8, 2023

Two students from the Twin Cities campus and two students from the Crookston campus of the University of Minnesota have been awarded the Josef Mestenhauser Student Award for Excellence in Campus Internationalization.

International Students Receive the President's Student Leadership & Service Award

Posted on: April 21, 2023

Eight international students have been recognized with the President’s Student Leadership & Service Award.

Takehito Kamata receives CEHD international alumni award

Posted on: April 17, 2023

Takehito Kamata, who earned his Ph.D. from UMN in 2018, received the College of Education and Human Development's Distinguished International Alumni Award. He is currently an assistant professor at Sophia University in Japan.

International Students Named Recipients of the Colonial Dames of America Scholarship

Posted on: April 3, 2023

Three students from the University of Minnesota have been awarded the Colonial Dames of America Scholarship. 

In-person course requirement for F-1 students

Posted on: March 23, 2023

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has indicated it plans to return to the usual registration requirements for F-1 students in Fall 2023. This means that there is a limit to how many credits of online courses can count toward your full-time registration each semester.

Humphrey PhD student delves into labor policy questions

Posted on: March 17, 2023

What are the licensing requirements for lawyers? For physicians? How do occupational requirements vary from state to state? Should regulators relax or tighten licensing requirements?

Wenchen Wang, a doctoral student at the Humphrey School of Public Affairs, is posing – and answering – new questions with broad implications. 

Working to defend human rights

Posted on: March 13, 2023

Hortense Minishi has always dreamed of making the world a better place. As a lawyer in her native Kenya, she worked to support and resettle asylum seekers, refugees, and migrants in sub-Saharan Africa. She is now completing a Master of Human Rights at the Humphrey School of Public Affairs.

MDP program broadens mind

Posted on: March 13, 2023

After graduating from the University of Cairo and spending two years as a data analyst, Dalila Hussein realized the corporate world was not for her. She is now completing the Master of Development Practice program at the Humphrey School of Public Affairs.