global health

UMN Welcomes Washington Mandela Fellows for 2022 Institute

The University of Minnesota will host 24 Fellows from 15 countries in Africa for a six-week Leadership Institute, sponsored by the U.S. Department of State and hosted by College of Education and Human Development in partnership with the Humphrey School of Public Affairs.

Standing Together: Institute on Community Integration Shares Strategies for Supporting Ukraine

In Ukraine, over 800 educational institutions have suffered bombing and shelling, and 75 have been destroyed completely. The Institute’s Renáta Tichá, co-director of the Global Resource Center for Inclusive Education, led a live and virtual event on March 30 dedicated to bringing together faculty, staff, students, and other community members to share strategies to help Ukraine following the February 24 invasion by Russian forces. 

When Traveling, Remember: Don't Pack a Pest

In February 2022, Customs and Border Protection documented 65,350 passenger inspections of undeclared agriculture items. The financial risk from pests brought into the country is estimated at $26 billion from invasive pests harming agricultural and natural resources.