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The Minnesota Daily

Serving the UMN community since 1900

The Minnesota Daily

Campus Administration

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.
Eileen Bass, the Interpretation Assistant for WAM’s Truth and Repair Initiative on Pillsbury and Pleasant St. SE in Minneapolis on Sunday. Indigenous students speak up about the TRUTH Report.

Indigenous students: Who the TRUTH Project affects

by Araia Breedlove
Published April 18, 2024
The history the University doesn’t tell affects Indigenous students today.
Morrill Hall on March 29. Actions taken by the University include scholarships, improved NAGPRA accountability, beginning the process to return the Cloquet Forestry Center to the Fond du Lac Band and research guidelines.

The TRUTH Report’s impact on UMN administration, one year later

by Logan Anderson
Published April 18, 2024
Since the TRUTH Report was released a year ago, the University of Minnesota has taken action to address some of its concerns.
A deep dive into the states complex history of territorial expansion.

The TRUTH Report and Minnesota’s “land grab” legacy

by Sam Hill
Published April 18, 2024
The University of Minnesota would not exist without “land grabs.” Now the TRUTH Report calls for a historical reckoning.

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