Dense green forest with winding path
Tile view of Open Rivers: view of boat in river at dusk

University of Minnesota Receives $75,000 Seed Grant to Partner with Tribal Colleges to Transform STEM Education for Indigenous Students


An ambitious new planning project aims to radically remake the role of predominantly white institutions in STEM graduate education by centering Tribal Colleges and Universities in tribal land- and self-determination-based science training.

Isaac Espósto: Mapping the Architectures of Borderland Confinement


For Isaac Espósto, a 2023–2024 Interdisciplinary Doctoral Fellow at the Institute for Advanced Study, the borders and walls along the U.S. and Mexico represent far more than just territorial boundaries. Their research looks at how the very architecture and spatial design of the borderlands purposefully produce categories of race, gender, and citizenship status that enable violence and determine whose mobility is criminalized or allowed.

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