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Campus Administration

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.
A UMPD police officer on Northrop Mall on Feb. 1, 2024. Though UMPD would like to do more, Clark said its staff is already “stretched pretty thin.”

Department of Public Safety gives spring campus safety update

by Georgia Jensen
Published March 10, 2024
At the Board of Regents meeting, UMPD Chief Matt Clark spoke on 2023 crime statistics, on- and off-campus safety and 2024 initiatives.
Dr. Rebecca Cunningham at a press conference following a Board of Regents meeting announcing her selection. The regents discussed Friday climate action during the Meeting on March 7 and heard from a student group that requested to speak.

Regents review Cunningham’s contract, provide update on campus safety

by Alex Lassiter
Published March 10, 2024
During their March meeting, the regents also heard from their student representatives about on-campus student issues.
A student lounges on a chair in the open area by Wiley and Blegen halls.

UMN criminal justice programs vary by campus

by Logan Anderson and Samantha Siedow
Published March 9, 2024
The UMN Sociology of Law, Criminology and Justice Department teaches crime and justice with a sociological approach, while other campuses offer more traditional courses.
Deaths attributed to “natural causes” found to be COVID-19 related.

UMN researchers uncover undercounted COVID-19 deaths

by Emma Walytka and Ava Lawson
Published February 28, 2024
Some of the causes for the undercounted COVID-19 deaths are linked to misreporting and regional differences.
Despite no plans to eliminate anyone’s job, PEAK’s ambiguous plan has caused concern among employees.

PEAK Initiative raises concerns among UMN staff

by Logan Anderson
Published February 26, 2024
PEAK aims to reorganize and change positions in offices within the UMN system, leading some staff to wonder if their job is at risk.
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.
Dr. Rebecca Cunningham at a press conference following the Feb. 26 Board of Regents meeting.

Rebecca Cunningham named as 18th University president

by Alex Lassiter
Published February 26, 2024
The announcement was made after the Board of Regents selected finalists in mid-February and conducted public interviews on Feb. 26.
The University of Minnesota Board of Regents hold a special meeting on June 26, 2023. The regents selected candidate will replace Joan Gabel, who resigned in April 2023.

Board of Regents met Monday to decide next University president

by Alex Lassiter
Published February 25, 2024
The regents conducted one final public interview with each of the three finalists before naming their selection for the 18th UMN president.
The University of Minnesota adult dentistry clinic at the Riverside Professional Building on Sunday, Mar. 26, 2017.

Brace yourself: The tooth in dental trends

by Emma Walytka
Published February 25, 2024
A recent uprise in dental trends like oil pulling and tooth gems raise topics of concern and education within the dental community.

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