Media Archive

Minnesota Media

‘A Campus Divided’: Resources for Critical Thinking

Karen Carmody-McIntosh, October 3, 2017, Continuum

Counterpoint: Move to Rename Coffman Union Doesn't Impose an Unfair Test

Jason McGrath, March 15, 2018, The Star Tribune

Letter: Kaler's comments on Coffman Renaming a Specious Argument

Allen Isaacman, October 5th, 2017, Minnesota Daily

Minnesota Historical Society Broadens How It Tells the State's History

Shannon Prather, February 16th, 2018, The Star Tribune

New Course Inspired by ‘A Campus Divided’ Exhibit

August 22, 2017, Continuum

New Exhibit Reveals U's Dark History of Segregation and Anti-Semitism

Sharyn Jackson, September 12, 2017, The Star Tribune

Readers Write: The Coffman Name at the University of Minnesota

Lloyd K. Sines, March 13, 2018

Riv-Ellen Prell Presents "A Campus Divided"

September 6th, 2017

Student Government Committee Drafting Resolution to Rename Coffman Union

Eliana Schreiber, February 15th, 2018, Minnesota Daily

Students Aim To Change Name of Coffman Memorial Union

Adrienne Broaddus, March 6th, 2018, Kare 11

Summary of Visitor Responses to "A Campus Divided" Exhibit (Collated by University Libraries) (pdf)

University Libraries

UMN To Examine Its 1930s-’40s Discrimination Against Jews, Blacks

Josh Verges, September 14, 2017, Pioneer Press

U of M Exhibit Opens Window on School's History of Discrimination—Minnesota Public Radio

Riham Feshir, October 2nd, 2017, Minnesota Public Radio

University of Minnesota To Probe Its History of Racism and Anti-Semitism

Sharyn Jackson, September 14, 2017, The Star Tribune

Watch ‘A Campus Divided’ Event

September 18, 2017, Continuum

What's in a Name?: An Exhibit About a Divisive Period of the U's History Sparks a Debate Over How to Acknowledge the Past

Elizabeth Foy Larsen, University of Minnesota Alumni Association

National Media

Colorado College Removes Former President's Name From Buildings

Bianca Quilantan, March 14, 2018, The Chronicle of Higher Education

Ending Honors for Racists

Scott Jaschik, March 30, 2018, Inside Higher Ed

Stanford Tries Again on Issue of Renaming Buildings

Scott Jaschik, November 20, 2017, Inside Higher Ed

Statues, National Monuments, and Settler-Colonialism

Rose Miron, December 18, 2017, National Council on Public History