Students, faculty, and staff are encouraged to help support the U by attending the 2013 U of M Legislative Briefing on Wednesday, January 23, at the McNamara Alumni Center on the Twin Cities campus. There, the event will begin at 5 p.m. with a social, followed at 6 p.m. by the program and the president's comments. The event will also be broadcast live to the U of M campuses across the state. On the Crookston campus the event may be viewed in Kiehle 105, where light hors d'oeuvres and refreshments will be served starting at 5:30 p.m.
Held annually, the legislative briefing serves as the U's kickoff to the legislative session, which began January 8. The evening features a reception and dinner, while University officials introduce the U's proposed legislative agenda and discuss the political landscape with attendees. For registration and more information, go to http://supporttheu.umn.edu/events/register-2013-legislative-briefing.html.