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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.
The encampments as of Tuesday afternoon. Several buildings were closed by the University because of the protests encampments.

Coffman Union, East Bank buildings see continued closures through Thursday at noon amidst calls for “escalation” of protests

by Theo Franz, Sam Hill, and Spencer White
Published April 29, 2024
UMN closes Coffman Union, Walter Library and other campus buildings Monday afternoon amidst likely protest escalations this coming week.
The study found that the average out-of-pocket costs for mental health and substance use disorder treatments decreased by 85.6%.

UMN researcher studies effects of a 2021 New Mexico law on pharmaceuticals

by Emma Walytka and Gabrielle Erenstein
Published April 26, 2024
The law aims to prohibit cost-sharing for mental health and substance use disorder treatments.
The AICH hosts several cultural events a semester to engage students and build community.

American Indian Cultural House creates space for Indigenous first-years to adjust to college life

by Araia Breedlove
Published April 25, 2024
The AICH is the longest-running multicultural Living Learning Community, starting in 2004.
Students study in Bruininks Hall on Feb. 19, 2020.

UMN extends deadlines to May 15 due to FAFSA delays

by Sam Hill
Published April 24, 2024
FAFSA processing delays could affect current and incoming University students.
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.
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.
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.
From left to right, Nicholas Juarez, Dillon Gherna and Christina Mignone. UMPD’s Community Engagement Team members work to build community at the University.

Beyond patrol: UMPD’s community engagement initiatives

by Samantha Siedow
Published April 19, 2024
UMPD’s Community Engagement Team engages with the community through year-round events, workshops and safety presentations.
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.

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