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by altravis

Eight graduate students from the University of Minnesota have been selected to participate in the Summer 2024 MnDRIVE Human in the Data Fellowship. Their research projects will explore the humanistic implications of data.

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by altravis

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.

by Lucy Bichakhchyan

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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by altravis

The Institute for Advanced Study has received a grant of over $226,000 from the Consortium of Humanities Centers and Institutes to lead a global gathering of scholars, community leaders, and partners that will explore how Indigenous communities creatively respond to the cascading effects of mega-development projects and mass tourism at various sites around the world.