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ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Two Minnesota colleges plan to offer scholarships that let international students know they are welcome on U.S. campuses. The University of Minnesota and Concordia College in Moorhead will start offering the scholarships in fall of 2019. The St. Paul Pioneer Press reports the two Minnesota schools are among nine U.S. colleges offering (hashtag) #YouAreWelcomeHere scholarships to international undergraduates. The scholarships will save students $15,000 a year at the University of Minnesota's Twin Cities campus. At Concordia, the savings will be $19,825 — half the cost of tuition. Each school will make two new awards each year. The scholarships are renewable. Colleges and
Their engineering professors said it couldn't be done, not in a year. “We were like, cool, we're going to try anyway,” said Lehigh University junior Brooke Glassman. Now, Glassman and 15 classmates — most engineering majors — are in the running for a $1 million prize in an international contest that took them to India for two weeks and challenged them in a way classroom education couldn't. The best part? They were asked to confront a problem they all really cared about: How to help women in danger of sexual assault – especially those without internet or cell phone access or in countries without a universal emergency access number like 911 – signal for help. They designed a battery-operated
Around 190 college students will get free entry to the KASHISH Mumbai International Queer Film Festival for the first time. The festival is being held in Mumbai at two Liberty and Metro cinema between May 23 and 28.The invitation is an attempt by the organisers to make students understand the challenges faced by members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) community. “There are various notions that people have about the community, as a result of which the acceptance level towards the community is low. Films and documentaries screened at KASHISH convey identity issues faced by the community. So students will be able to understand their problems,” said Bhagirathi Raman,
Police have arrested a Florida man named John Smith who they say attacked two men he believed to be Muslim in a McDonald's parking lot. One of the men told police that Smith yelled: "Get the f--- out of here. You don't deserve American food." The two men told police that Smith approached them with a knife and a stun gun in the fast-food restaurant's parking lot. A man was arrested on Wednesday on charges that he attacked two customers outside a McDonald's in St. Augustine, Florida, in what police say could be an anti-Muslim crime. The two men told police that John Smith approached them in the fast-food restaurant's parking lot and was holding a knife, The Florida Times-Union reported. First
Conference to prepare diverse students to meet current workforce demands WASHINGTON , May 25, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- WHAT : 2018 UNCF Student Leadership Conference: Approximately 70 college students from ...
Why a no-cut policy for athletic teams makes sense for students, coaches and schools Extracurricular activities are the backbone of an academic experience, and offer plenty of life-long benefits. However, trying out for clubs or teams can often be a fraught process, as the potential for rejection or exclusion always looms. Where sports are concerned, University Lake School takes a different tactic. The athletic program has a no-cut policy, which means any student who wants to play a sport automatically makes the team. "There are no tryouts," said ULS Athletic Director Danny Ehnert. "Everybody (interested in playing) is there on the first day of practice. Everybody is welcome." The no-cut policy
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Students at a coastal Georgia high school are being asked to hand back in their yearbooks after a racial slur made for some bad memories. The Savannah-Chatham County school district tells news outlets that the publisher has recalled the Windsor Forest High School yearbook because one image shows a student holding a piece of paper with the slur. Principal Derrick Butler is apologizing, saying the school values diversity and believes people should be treated with dignity and respect. The school system says it will take steps to prevent a repeat. It's unclear if anyone will be disciplined.