QVS Twin Cities Fellow on Bde Maka Ska

QVS Twin Cities Fellow on Bde Maka Ska

QVS Minneapolis 2019-2020 Fellow Kirsten Fedorowicz writes about the history and the renaming of the largest lake in Minneapolis- Lake Bde Maka Ska.
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Bde Maka Ska (pronounced beh-DAY mah-KAH skah) is the largest and most visited lake in Minneapolis, a city that proudly calls itself “the city of lakes.” When I wasn’t social distancing, I would run around part of the lake, dodging many families, hot millennial couples, and fellow joggers. The vestiges of the lake’s other name are still visible; not at the lake itself, but in the surrounding neighborhoods.

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QVS Application Deadline Extended- Coronavirus / COVID-19

QVS Application Deadline Extended- Coronavirus / COVID-19

We understand that many College / University campuses are closing in response to COVID-19. Because of this unexpected disruption, knowing many students will be in transition in the coming weeks, QVS will give equal priority to all applications received by March 18th.

We also understand response to COVID-19 will look differently for each applicant, especially for those with marginalized identities, health concerns, complex family situations etc. If you’re in the application process or planning to apply and think you’ll need more time, please let us know– we will do our best to accommodate you. You can reach out to us at [email protected]

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