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Campus Administration

Regent Penny Wheeler and Medical School Dean Jakub Tolar talk with their fellow task force members during a break in the Wednesday meeting.

Task force on UMN academic health convenes for final meeting

by Alex Lassiter and Olivia Hines
Published January 24, 2024
The task force voted on final recommendations for University healthcare and discussed the draft report they will be submitting to Gov. Tim Walz.
Researchers warn food labels can be misleading.

UMN researchers say diets are not one size fits all

by Emma Walytka
Published January 24, 2024
Researchers remove the labels from food and dive deeper into diet trends.
Senior Vice President Myron Frans presenting during the University of Minnesota Board of Regents special meeting on Monday June 26, 2023.

Senior Vice President Myron Frans announces resignation

by Sam Hill and Logan Anderson
Published January 23, 2024
Interim University President Jeff Ettinger announced in a system-wide email Frans' resignation.
Interim President Jeff Ettinger inside Morrill Hall on Sept. 20, 2023. Ettinger gets deep with the Daily: “It’s bittersweet.”

Ettinger talks shooting threat, antisemitism complaints

by Alex Lassiter and Olivia Hines
Published January 23, 2024
Interim President Ettinger also discussed three last-minute recommendations made to the task force on academic health and broke down the University’s asks for the 2024 legislative session.
Understanding fungi helps research figure out carbon cycling in the soil.

UMN lab studies how dead fungi store carbon

by Emma Walytka
Published January 23, 2024
Dead fungi helps researchers understand carbon cycling in the soil.
The front of the Northrop Mall on Nov. 1, 2022.

Education Department announces anti-Semitism investigation into UMN

by Alex Steil and Alex Lassiter
Published January 17, 2024
The announcement comes after a December 2023 complaint alleged anti-Semitism a “pressing problem” in the College of Liberal Arts.
The University of Minnesota Police Department on Thursday, Feb. 17, 2023.

UMN gives all clear after campus shooting threat

by Alex Karwowski
Published January 11, 2024
The suspect was arrested in his home Thursday evening.
The Board of Regents convene for their December meeting on Friday, Dec. 8.

Regents discuss MPact 2025, fall semester public safety

by Alex Lassiter
Published December 8, 2023
At their December meeting, the regents also heard a report from the FCC and were interrupted by Students for a Democratic Society.
UMNs admission process has changed after this summers affirmative action Supreme Court ruling.

UMN continuing to implement race-neutral admission policy in accordance with Supreme Court ruling

by Sam Hill
Published December 8, 2023
UMN maintains a holistic review process of applications that remains mostly unchanged after June Supreme Court case Students for Fair Admissions v. Harvard and North Carolina.
The ReUse program helps to recycle furnutrie and other items that would otherwise just get thrown away.

UMN ReUse Program gives donated materials a second life

by Georgia Jensen
Published December 7, 2023
The University’s ReUse Program champions sustainability through recycling and reselling.

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