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The Minnesota Daily

Serving the UMN community since 1900

The Minnesota Daily

Serving the UMN community since 1900

The Minnesota Daily

The course will educate about history, traditions and contemporary tribal life and governance.
UMN, Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community create free online course
by Sophie Eydis
Published June 18, 2024

The University of Minnesota will offer a free Indigenous Education For All course open to the public in collaboration with the Shakopee Mdewakanton...

The Board of Regents discusses potential strategies to encourage greater
communication between the board and the student body.
UMN Board of Regents approves annual budget
by Bianca Caputo and Olivia Hines
Published June 17, 2024

The University of Minnesota Board of Regents unanimously passed next year's annual capital improvement budget for buildings and maintenance,...

Interim President Jeff Ettinger speaks at the Board of Regents meeting on June 13.
UMN Board of Regents approves tuition increases
by Bianca Caputo
Published June 13, 2024

University of Minnesota students will see up to a 5.5% tuition increase next year following the approved annual budget at the Board of Regents...

The annual operating budget showed up to a 6% increase in tuition rates for students.
UMN students call for divestment at Regents meeting
by Olivia Hines
Published May 13, 2024

At the Board of Regents meeting May 10, community members raised concerns about the University of Minnesota’s complicity in the genocide in...

Morrill Hall on March 29. Actions taken by the University include scholarships, improved NAGPRA accountability, beginning the process to return the Cloquet Forestry Center to the Fond du Lac Band and research guidelines.
The TRUTH Report’s impact on UMN administration, one year later
by Logan Anderson
Published April 18, 2024
Since the TRUTH Report was released a year ago, the University of Minnesota has taken action to address some of its concerns.
Remnants of the encampment on the Northrop Mall being cleaned up on Thursday morning.
Closed buildings to open Thursday at noon, encampment scheduled to end
by Theo Franz, Sam Hill, and Alex Steil
Published May 2, 2024
After Ettinger-student coalition dialogues, the administration agreed to make progress on the students’ six demands.
Interim President Jeff Ettinger inside Morrill Hall on Sept. 20, 2023. Ettinger gets deep with the Daily: “It’s bittersweet.”
Ettinger reflects on his presidency
by Olivia Hines and Emma Walytka
Published April 22, 2024
Ettinger shares the University of Minnesota’s achievements from the last year and his hopes for future projects the next president, Rebecca Cunningham, will undertake.
By having an option to pay one fee for all required course materials, students will be able to avoid spending money on materials, which is not always accessible to students.
New UMN program plans to make course materials more accessible
by Amirah Razman
Published May 1, 2024
Students will be able to access all of their classes’ course materials at a fixed rate starting this fall.
#WomanLifeFreedom perseveres.
How social media fueled the flames of Iran's women’s rights revolution
by Samantha Siedow
Published May 1, 2024
Since Mahsa Jina Amini’s death sparked a women-led revolution in Iran, students and faculty reflect on social media’s role in influencing social justice movements.
Students and faculty respond to the accusations outlined in the report.
UMN’s Department of Gender, Women & Sexuality Studies named fifth most ‘Jew-hating’ department
by Sophie Eydis
Published June 12, 2024

In a report released in April, the David Horowitz Freedom Center (DHFC) named the “Top Ten Jew-Hating Academic Departments,” which reside...

Each person identified which text was written by AI correctly, citing awkward phrasing and strange word choices as indicators.
AI or not AI?
by Logan Anderson and Bianca Caputo
Published May 1, 2024
Students and faculty in the University English department picked which version of the same text was generated by artificial intelligence.
Ozempic (Semaglutide), an injectable pen, is a weekly injection that helps the pancreas produce more insulin by lowering blood sugar levels.
Ozempic: UMN researchers insert their expertise
by Emma Walytka
Published May 1, 2024
What was originally created as a drug to treat type 2 diabetes has gained recent media attention around being used solely as a weight loss drug.
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