news release

We say his name, George Floyd

We say his name, George Floyd. There aren’t words to encompass the grief and outrage we feel after the murder of another black member of our community. For too long, our government has sanctioned the lynching of black lives. Black lives matter. We recognize our own complicity in a white supremacist system that supports police […] Read More »

news release

What’s in a name?

In this article, Northern Ireland Program Director Nigel Glenny explains the importance behind the program’s new name, “Conflict, Peace and Transition in Northern Ireland.” Growing up in Northern Ireland, during an extended period of violent conflict, it was very clear to me that names can mean a lot. One’s name could easily identify you as […] Read More »

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HECUA faculty news release

Introducing Art for Social Change Program Director Marcus Young!

The Higher Education Consortium for Urban Affairs (HECUA), a Minnesota-based consortium of 25 colleges and universities, is thrilled to announce that behavioral and social practice artist Marcus Young will join the HECUA USA teaching team as director of the Art for Social Change program. Read More »


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