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Trends in women’s farming are moving gradually upward.

How UMN is shaping the future of women in agriculture

by Josie Wise, George Van Nice
Published July 18, 2024

The number of female farmers across Minnesota has increased by 1,106 since 2017, according to the latest Census of Agriculture report — a meaningful increase for University of Minnesota students and...

Small businesses and media in the rise of women’s sports

Small businesses and media in the rise of women’s sports

by Josie Wise
Published July 16, 2024

A line wrapped around the corner of the street as people waited to get into a Minneapolis sports bar on a Friday night. It was game day. But the game wasn’t the Super Bowl or an NBA Final. It was...

Students share concerns about ongoing safety issues and crime in Dinkytown.

UMN students react to recent crime in Dinkytown

by Sophie Eydis and Josie Wise
Published July 15, 2024

The recent tumultuous Fourth of July evening in Dinkytown sparked conversation among students concerned about safety and crime within the area.  The Minneapolis Police Department and its law enforcement...

Alena Corniea posing in a forest dance photoshoot. Courtesy of Alena Corniea.

University of Minnesota dancers struggle with mental health, body image

by Kinsey Gade, Contributing Writer
Published July 8, 2024

Alena Corniea, a sophomore dance major at the University of Minnesota, said she struggled with body image and disordered eating during her early teenage years related to her dance environment. Corniea...

Orientation leaders have detailed schedules to ensure incoming students know the ins and outs of campus while also saving time for community building. Courtesy of UMN Orientation and Transition Services.

UMN orientation leaders instill community in incoming students

by Georgia Jensen
Published July 2, 2024

Though University of Minnesota students are largely absent from campus during the summer months, summer orientation sessions welcome future gophers to campus in full force.  Tasked with welcoming new...

Students and faculty share their experience and expertise with mental health treatment and medication.

Mental health medication use among college students doubled since 2007

by Sophie Eydis
Published June 17, 2024

A study conducted in 2021 by the American College of Clinical Pharmacy found the use of medications by college students has roughly doubled across all medications.  The use of antidepressants rose...

Classes for the UMN summer session began June 3.

UMN summer session begins

by Georgia Jensen
Published June 7, 2024

The University of Minnesota’s summer academic session began June 3, offering courses in both in-person and online formats to accommodate students’ summer schedules. University professors say summer...

Sally’s Saloon recently renovated a section of their building on Wednesday. The renovation includes a new large TV and a bar. The expansion was finalized at the beginning of the month.

Sally’s Saloon opens new expansion

by Sophie Eydis and Georgia Jensen
Published April 24, 2024
Sally’s new expansion accommodates up to 350 people.
Twenty-two tribes and 15 colleges were represented at the ceremony.

American Indian Graduation Celebration celebrates Indigenous success

by Amelia Roessler
Published April 22, 2024
The graduation featured 44 graduates and was held Friday evening at Minneapolis College.
ASL senior teaching specialist, Leah Dolezal at the Learning and Environmental Sciences
Building on Wednesday. Dolezal hopes more deaf and hard-of-hearing students pursue graduate studies.

Deaf and hard-of-hearing students, staff reflect on daily life with hearing loss

by Amirah Razman
Published April 18, 2024
For some hard-of-hearing students and staff, living with hearing loss brings hope and challenges to their daily lives on campus.

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