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May 27, 2011

North Minneapolis Tornado Relief

Go to the University of Minnesota's Urban Research, Outreach/Engagement Center's web site - http://www.uroc.umn.edu/tornado/ - for information about relief efforts and volunteer opportunities.

May 26, 2011

Assessing the Impact of Our Engaged Work: Impact on the University

Community-Campus Network presents

Assessing the Impact of Our Engaged Work: Impact on the University

Led by David Weerts, Jandris Center for Innovative Higher Education

June 1, 12-1:30
717 Delaware, room 105

RSVP to axtel002@umn.edu

May 6, 2011

Conference: 27th Annual Conference on Policy Analysis


Save the date for the:
27th Annual Conference on Policy Analysis
October 12, 2011

The conference provides an opportunity for analysts and policy makers to explore timely topics that reflect the importance of analysis in creating partnerships and formulating public policy decisions in government. Conference sessions provide an opportunity to:

* Gain insight into current trends and changes in the policy-making environment
* Explore current policy issues and processes in concurrent workshop sessions
* Share ideas with others from around Minnesota

It will be held at the Continuing Education and Conference Center at 1890 Buford Avenue University of Minnesota, St. Paul campus. Brochure and registration will be available online in August. Check the conference Web site for further information: http://cce.umn.edu/Annual-Conference-on-Policy-Analysis/

Any questions, please e-mail or call Nicole Freese at 612-624-3708.

Applications: CIL Student Leadership Team


The Center for Integrative Leadership Student Leadership Team brings together scholars from across campus and provides a unique opportunity for interested graduate students to explore the concept of integrative leadership in an interdisciplinary setting. Ten Graduate students--who collectively comprise a diverse set of perspectives and experiences--are chosen to participate each year. Leadership team members have the opportunity to expand their personal and professional networks outside their degree programs and learn about cross-sector leadership. The CIL Student Leadership Team creates opportunities for participants to:

• Develop personal leadership skills

• Explore opportunities to engage in multi-disciplinary leadership research
(with the potential to have research promoted or supported by CIL, or to present at related conferences)

• Collaborate with faculty and students across disciplines to help achieve CIL's mission of fostering collective action across boundaries to advance the common good.

Applications for 2011-2012 are due by August 1, 2011.

Apply at http://www.zoomerang.com/Survey/WEB22CASAGG6JR/ or visit our website for more information: www.leadership.umn.edu/student_initiatives/student_leadership/index.html

Contact Merrie Benasutti at benas021@umn.edu with any questions.

May 4, 2011

Event: One Health Leadership in a Global Setting

The School of Public Health presents: One Health--the convergence of animal, human, and environmental health--and highlight leadership at a global level. Working collaboratively across disciplines is essential because it is no longer possible to focus on any single domain of health without impacting others. The event will be held Thursday June 9th from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. in the Cowles Auditorium in the Hubert H. Humphrey Center.

The event is free and open to the public, but registration is requested:

For more information visit: http://blog.lib.umn.edu/sphpod/events/2011/06/sph_roundtable_leadership.html

May 2, 2011

Applications: Minnesota Center for Cancer Collaborations

Minnesota Center for Cancer Collaborations (MC3): Requests for Applications. This request is seeking applicants for a two-year mentoring program. Mentees will be matched with faculty or community professionals who will support the mentee in their health disparities practice and community-based research. Priority will be given to applicants with interest in cancer disparities broadly defined, including but not limited to specific cancer types, cancer risk factors, and co-morbidities that disproportionately affect cancer patients. However, applicants with interest in any aspect of health disparities are encouraged to apply. The mentor will also assist the mentee in planning and implementing an individualized plan to increase capacity to effectively address health disparities, in their work.

For more information visit: www.healthdisparities.umn.edu