Is Minnesota Becoming More Diverse?In a state known for a giant lumberjack and the first Somali-American Congresswoman, it might be surprising that 80 percent of Minnesotans are white -- that’s compared to 60 percent of all Americans.
Gov. Walz Signs 1st Executive Order, Forming Diversity CouncilMinnesota Gov. Tim Walz has signed his first executive order, establishing a council on diversity, inclusion and equity.
UMN Students, Faculty Striving To Improve Diversity In CFANSUniversity of Minnesota students and faculty are working to improve diversity in agricultural studies.
Following Racist Graffiti, St. Thomas Cancels Classes For Campuswide DiscussionThe University of St. Thomas is cancelling classes Wednesday afternoon so that all students, faculty and staff can attend a campus-wide discussion following a recent incident where a black student found racist graffiti on his dorm room door.
Diversity Becoming A Higher Priority For Advertising IndustryCoverGirl executive Ukonwa Ojo was struck when the team from an ad agency entered the room to pitch ideas for revamping the cosmetic company's image. For the first time in Ojo's more than 20-year career in business, she found herself working with an African-American creative director.
North St. Paul Soccer Team Finds Unity In DiversityThe 22 kids on their roster come from 14 different countries on four different continents, speaking eight different languages.
Google Engineer Reportedly Fired For Manifesto On DiversityA memo written by a male engineer at Google about gender differences sparked a quick rebuttal from Google after it circulated widely online.
College Diversity Org Apologizes After 'White Nation' Poster ExperimentA diversity group at Gustavus Adolphus College has apologized for upsetting students following a social justice experiment that involved posters calling on white Americans to report “illegal aliens,” adding that they are criminals in a “white nation.”
How Minority-Owned Businesses Attract Fortune 500 ContractsTitanium Worldwide Founder Robyn Streisand explains why minority-owned businesses offer strategies as diverse as the communities they reach.
Local Alzheimer's Association Chapter Focuses On Diversity At ConferenceJust about everybody knows someone who has been touched by dementia. But did you know that Hispanics/Latinos and African-Americans in the United States are at a higher risk for Alzheimer's Disease?
Largest, Most Diverse Incoming Class At UW-SuperiorUniversity of Wisconsin-Superior administrators say this year's enrollment increase can be attributed, in part, to a record influx of international students. Overall enrollment at the Superior campus is up 13 percent this year.
Guy On A Bike: Increasing Diversity in CyclingMinneapolis consistently ranks among the best cities for cycling in the United States. But as I tool around on my steel horse I can’t help but notice that most of the other cyclists I encounter look like me: a white, middle-class male.
Dayton Ponders State High Court Diversity In Upcoming PicksGov. Mark Dayton says he's "conscious of the diversity factor" as he considers who will fill two upcoming openings on the Minnesota Supreme Court.
13 Arrested In Student Sit-In At UMinn.A call for more diversity at the University of Minnesota resulted in 13 demonstrators being arrested. Around 60 students gathered outside Morrill Hall Monday. They were trying to stage a sit-in inside President Eric Kaler's office.
Racial Activist Group Hosts Sit-In At U Of M The student led group Whose Diversity? is hosting a sit-in on the University of Minnesota's Twin Cities campus Monday. According to a statement released by the group, Whose Diversity? is holding the sit-in in President Kaler's office in an effort to persuade change on campus.