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The students, faculty, and staff of the College of Science and Engineering represent many cultures and life experiences. The college strives to support and increase the number of students from underrepresented groups through:
We connect students from underrepresented groups with resources and opportunities including the North Star STEM Alliance, tutoring, undergraduate research, internships, scholarships, and student groups. Visit us in 115 Lind Hall.
Suzi Pyawasay, Site Coordinator, North Star STEM Alliance
The North Star STEM Alliance, a partnership of 16 Minnesota colleges and universities and 2 community organizations, has a goal of doubling in 5 years the number of African-American, Hispanic/Latino, Native American, Alaska Native, and Pacific Islander students studying science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). Opportunities for students include:
The North Star STEM Alliance is part of the Louis Stokes Alliances for Minority Participation, an initiative funded by the National Science Foundation (grant #12001983) and partner institutions.
To become involved in the program, explore northstarstem.org, contact email@example.com, or talk with CSE Diversity and Outreach.
Connect with academic opportunities and make friends at the University’s Multicultural Center for Academic Excellence.
Check out these CSE student groups featuring multiculturalism.
Contact the following offices of the University of Minnesota’s Office of Equity and Diversity to learn more about programs and initiatives on campus.