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Students watching the solar eclipse on Monday. Students viewed the April 8 solar eclipse in different ways, from viewing it at a University observatory to traveling into its path of totality for the maximum eclipse experience.

UMN students observe rare solar eclipse in Minnesota

by Amirah Razman
Published April 8, 2024

People across the country observed a rare solar eclipse on Monday with a path of totality, which provides the maximum viewing experience, spanning over 15 states.  Most of Minnesota observed a partial...

The University of Minnesota’s Disability Resource Center office in the McNamara Alumni Center on Jan. 20, 2022. Accommodations remain a politically charged and important process.

How to get University disability accommodations

by Sam Hill
Published March 18, 2024
The University of Minnesota is continuing to expand academic accessibility and address student mental health through accommodations.
A UMPD police officer on Northrop Mall on Feb. 1, 2024. DPS will likely cover crime statistics and trends on campus in its presentation.

UMN DPS prepares to give spring public safety update

by Georgia Jensen
Published February 26, 2024
The Department of Public Safety will give its update at the March 8 Board of Regents meeting.
The ‘Pup Professors’ bring clinical experience to the classroom.

UMN College of Veterinary Medicine brings in ‘Pup Professors’

by Sophie Eydis
Published February 23, 2024
Participating dogs receive nose-to-tail physical exams by students practicing their skills.
The University of Minnesota campus gates on East Bank, Nov. 12, 2022.

T-minus one year to MPact: Update on UMN’s strategic plan

by Alex Lassiter
Published February 19, 2024
In MPact 2025’s last year of activity, the strategic plan is nearing completion and has made its mark systemwide.
Give Kids a Smile event on Saturday, Feb. 3.

Give Kids a Smile provides free dental care for underserved children

by Sophie Eydis
Published February 18, 2024
UMN School of Dentistry celebrated 20 years of GKAS.
Students leave their language classes in Folwell Hall on Friday, Feb. 16. All students in the College of Liberal Arts (CLA) are required to take language courses to graduate.

As language programs decline nationally, faculty reflect

by Logan Anderson
Published February 18, 2024
Enrollment in language courses has decreased between 2016 and 2021, and UMN is no exception.
Final exams at UMN can vary from the department to the professor.

Finals at UMN take different forms across campus

by Logan Anderson
Published February 18, 2024
How finals look at the University can depend on the department, the course and the professor assigning them.
Mary Jo Kane and Nicole LaVoi embrace each other in a bittersweet moment of gratitude at a lecture series on Feb. 6 celebrating the 30th anniversary of the Tucker Center.

Tucker Center for Research on Girls and Women in Sport celebrates 30 years

by Emma Walytka
Published February 7, 2024
The Tucker Center aims to make a difference in the lives of women in sports through research and community outreach.
The University is one of at least 2,000 other colleges that have gone tobacco free.

Ten years ‘tobacco free,’ but UMN campus area has plenty of vaping and litter

by Sam Hill
Published February 5, 2024
University faculty have seen a decrease in nicotine use but students say there is a long way to go.

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