25 Years

Past News

ICGC-CHR Arts Initiatives

ICGC, in collaboration with our partners at the Centre for Humanities Research of the University of the Western Cape, has developed a new initiative focused on convening artists and scholars from Minnesota and Cape Town around key themes of...

ICGC Welcomes Visiting Scholar from Brazil

ICGC is pleased to welcome Raquel Dantas do Amaral, who will be in residence at ICGC through September 2017.

Raquel is Brazilian and received Bachelor degree in Architecture and Urbanism in her city Fortaleza in 2004. She got her title...

Master of Development Practice News Fall 2016

The Master of Development Practice (MDP) program, co-administered by ICGC and the Humphrey School, has had a great semester.  They will close it out with the introductory course (Ways of Knowing taught by Professor and Program Director Dave...

A. Mangai Visits the University of Minnesota

On Wednesday, October 26 A. Mangai, leading feminist theater maker from the Department of English, Stella Maris College, visited ICGC to talk with graduate students over lunch, and to give her talk “Performing Violence:...

ICGC Announces 2016 Cohort of Scholars

The 2016 ICGC Scholars, the twenty-eighth cohort, will arrive for ICGC Orientation on September 1, 2016.  The 15 new scholars represent twelve different departments within five colleges and schools at the University of Minnesota. They come...

ICGC Welcomes Visiting Teaching Faculty

ICGC is delighted to welcome back Dr. Asli Calkivik, an ICGC alumnus from the Department of Political Science, as teaching faculty for the 2016-17 academic year.

Asli received her PhD in Political Science at the University of...

ICGC Announces 2016-17 Interdisciplinary Doctoral Fellow

ICGC will welcome Mingwei Huang, from the Department of American Studies as our Interdisciplinary Doctoral Fellow in 2016-17.

The University of Minnesota Graduate School’s Interdisciplinary Doctoral Fellowship (IDF) supports...

ICGC Nominated for MacJannet Prize for Global Citizenship

The Interdisciplinary Center for the Study of Global Change (ICGC) has been selected by the University of Minnesota as one of two nominees submitted to The Talloires Network and the MacJannet Foundation for the 2016 MacJannet Prize for Global...

ICGC Scholars Host International African Studies Conference

The African History Graduate Student Collaborative (AHGSC), consisting of ICGC Mellon scholars in the Department of History Jessica Farrell, Janeke Thumbran, Paul Vig, Virgil Slade, Gabriale Payne, and Elliot James, is hosting the 2016 Inaugural...

ICGC Co-Director Fran Vavrus in New Role Spring 2016

The ICGC team would like to announce a change in staffing this Spring semester.  ICGC Co-Director, Fran Vavrus, will be the new Interim Chair of the Department of Organizational Leadership, Policy, and Development in the College of Education...

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