April 10, 2007


You are invited to an information meeting about the Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP) on Wed., April 18 from 12:00-1:00 pm in 1314 Soc Sci Bldg. Rebecca Rassier will be there to talk about applying into the program. It is scheduled now so that students who might be thinking of applying in the fall can contact faculty yet this term and begin the discussion now and do some planning over the summer. The spring application deadline seems to come up very quickly in the fall­what with all the beginning of the semester activities.

March 28, 2007


Metro Urban Studies Term (MUST) is a semester-long program offered through HECUA (Higher Education Consortium for Urban Affairs). It explores issues of poverty, inequality, and social change in the Twin Cities while focusing on the economy, housing systems, education, welfare, government policies, urban sprawl, race and class segregation, and institutional discrimination. MUST is taught off-campus in the Twin Cities and involves classroom and field work, plus a 20 hr/wk professional internship. This semester-long program offers 16 credits, may fulfill Liberal Education requirements, and may offer credit toward your major/minor. MUST is offered every fall and spring semester. If you're interested in a HECUA program, sign up for an Info Session, where you can learn more and get an application form . The application deadline for Fall Semester programs is April 15.

February 23, 2007


The University of Minnesota’s Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs, would like you to know about two upcoming information sessions. These sessions cover the graduate programs in Public Policy (MPP), Science, Technology, and Environmental Policy (MS-STEP), and Urban and Regional Planning (MURP) on the following dates:

Thursday, March 22, 2007 from 5:30 - 7:30 pm
Monday, April 23, 2007 from 12:00 - 1:30 pm

All sessions will take place in Room 205 Humphrey Center (Freeman Commons). Beverages and pizza will be served. Faculty and current students will speak briefly about each of the degree programs and will also be available to answer questions. Space is limited, so please RSVP to: or via phone at 612-626-7229.

The spring information session schedule is now available.