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Apr 21st

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Microsoft launches 2013 Summer Internship Program for women and minorities

Nationwide -- The Explore Microsoft Internship Program is a 12-week summer internship program that is specifically designed for college underclassmen (freshmen and sophomores) and offers the opportunity to experience working at Microsoft. This program is designed to expose students to the field of software development and encourage students to pursue degrees in computer science, computer engineering, or related technical disciplines through hands-on training and group project experience.
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African American Excellence: Mayor Sharon Sayles Belton, Dr. Brenda Cassellius, Kenna Cottman, and Dr. Josie Johnson

African American Excellence: Mayor Sharon Sayles Belton, Dr. Brenda Cassellius, Kenna Cottman, and Dr. Josie JohnsonWE WIN Institute’s commitment to excellence lead students to study the lives of four incredible African American women who exhibit excellence and are examples of the best of Black people: State Education Commissioner Brenda Cassellius, Kenna Cottman, Dr. Josie Johnson and former Mayor Sharon Sayles Belton.
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Central Touring Theater presents original play, ‘Training Day’

Central Touring Theater presents original play, ‘Training Day’The Central Touring Theater (CTT) is performing its original play, “Training Day” with a final showing of the performance on May 24.
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Sharp drop in African-American male enrollment in med schools

Sharp drop in African-American male enrollment in med schoolsWASHINGTON (NNPA) – Fewer African-American males were enrolled in the first year of medical schools last year than 32 years ago, a trend that, if left uncorrected, could hamper efforts to provide quality health care to underserved communities, according to a top officer in the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC).
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DAVID NOBLE LECTURE SERIES:

DAVID NOBLE LECTURE SERIES:Dred Scott's Fight for Freedom
Tuesday, May 21, 1:30 p.m.
Minnesota African American Museum (MAAM –location TBA), 1700 Third Avenue South, Mpls.
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DAVID NOBLE LECTURE SERIES: Annual Labor History Tour : Steel Rails, Strong Hearts

DAVID NOBLE LECTURE SERIES: Annual Labor History Tour : Steel Rails, Strong HeartsSunday, May 19, 2 p.m.

Union Depot, 214 Fourth Street East Join Dave Riehle and historian James Robinson, a scholar of the dining car waiters organizations, for a tour of sites and settings associated with the history of African American railroad workers. Tour starts at the renovated Union Depot. Cosponsored by MnDOT African American Employee Resource Group (AAERG).
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Students Blockade Macalester Administration Building

Ongoing occupation escalates to human blockade of all outer doors to Weyerhaeuser Hall; students outraged by continued absence of President Rosenberg
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