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Serving the UMN community since 1900

The Minnesota Daily

Serving the UMN community since 1900

The Minnesota Daily

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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 Sioux Community (SMSC) in 2025. The College of Education...

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.
Jake Pinholster, the last of four finalists, met with students, staff and faculty Thursday in University Hall at the McNamara Alumni Center.

Fourth UMN College of Liberal Arts dean finalist outlines vision for college

by Logan Anderson
Published April 29, 2024
The position has been filled by Interim Dean Ann Waltner since the departure of Dean John Coleman last July.
Dustin Murrows graduation photo. Teaching is only one of the many options available to students with a language degree.

The importance of Indigenous language degrees

by Araia Breedlove
Published April 24, 2024
Learning Indigenous languages is a way to connect to Indigenous cultures.
Graduate programs make an effort to engage with undergraduate students, hoping to keep them at the University, admissions staff say.

‘Double Gophers’ make up over one-third of alumni pursuing post-grad degrees

by Hannah Ward and Gabrielle Erenstein
Published April 21, 2024
Obtaining an undergraduate and graduate degree from the same university can come with established networks, lower tuition and local familiarity.
A bust of Professor Johannes C. C. Nitsche is on display at the Mathematics Library on Wednesday. Nitsche taught mathematics at the University of Minnesota for 37 years. The College of Science and Engineering plans on transforming the space into a study space for students, though a survey conducted earlier this year shows support for a scaled-down library.

UMN plans to close Vincent Hall math library by summer 2025

by Logan Anderson
Published April 18, 2024
The math library will operate under reduced hours starting this summer as the process begins.
Ford Hall on Monday. Liora Elias’ Reality TV class meets at Ford Hall twice a week and focuses on how reality TV affects people and society.

UMN offers variety of niche classes for fall semester

by Avery Vrieze and Gabrielle Erenstein
Published April 15, 2024
With registration beginning, these classes could make the fall semester a little more interesting.
The American Indian Studies department is in the process of having a doctorate program approved.

The legacy of UMN’s American Indian Studies department

by Araia Breedlove
Published April 14, 2024
Hidden in the basement of Scott Hall is one of the most prestigious American Indian Studies departments in the country.
Graduate students and professionals chart a greener future with a new certificate in sustainability leadership.

UMN offers a Graduate Certificate in Sustainability Leadership

by Samantha Siedow
Published April 4, 2024
Bridging disciplines, the Sustainable Environmental, Social and Governance Leadership certificate was created in response to a growing demand for sustainability practice education.
Nicholson Hall is named after Edward E. Nicholson, who served as the dean of students from 1917 to 1941 and oversaw an extensive secret surveillance network and repressed open debate on campus.

UMN considers renaming Nicholson Hall

by Logan Anderson
Published March 17, 2024
The opportunity for the public to submit comments on the matter closes Monday. A decision is expected later this year.

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