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Research was provided by the legislature.

UMN researchers use satellite data to aid in preventing the spread of oak wilt disease

by Emma Walytka
Published October 2, 2023
A postdoctoral associate and professor explain the weight of oak wilt disease, how it can spread and hot spots for the disease.
Carbas reactor turns biomass into a stable, charcoal-like material to prevent carbon dioxide from returning to the atmosphere.

UMN alumni win state’s largest innovation competition

by Caleb Fravel
Published October 2, 2023
The alumni won $86,000 in the MN Cup for fighting climate change with their startup company, Carba.
Interim President Jeff Ettinger kicks off the construction of Fraser Hall with the help of UMN Chemistry students on Tuesday, Sept. 26.

UMN kicks off Fraser Hall renovations

by Alex Lassiter and Caleb Fravel
Published October 1, 2023
Construction is expected to finish summer 2025 with classes from Smith and Kolthoff halls moving into the new building.
Interim President Jeff Ettinger outside Morrill Hall on Sept. 20, 2023.

Student governance groups hope for greater inclusion in presidential search

by Georgia Jensen
Published September 29, 2023
Registered Student Governance Associations express concern about how student voices will be included in the process to select a new University president.
López Franzen previously served as the Minnesota DFL Senate Minority Leader.

New UMN executive director of Government and Community Relations talks advocacy efforts and community engagement

by Emma Walytka and Henry Stafford
Published September 27, 2023
Melisa López Franzen discusses legislative support and her professional experiences prior to coming to the University of Minnesota.
Interim President Jeff Ettinger inside Morrill Hall on Sept. 20, 2023.

Ettinger talks goals for term, campus safety and restoring trust in President’s Office

by Alex Lassiter and Olivia Hines
Published September 23, 2023
Interim President Jeff Ettinger also discusses the future of the partnership between the University and Fairview, as well as the qualities the next president should exhibit.
There are plenty of resources on-campus, both online and in-person.

Let’s talk about it: therapy, resources, research and dialogue surrounding mental health

by Emma Walytka
Published September 21, 2023
Student Counseling Services, Boynton Health Therapy and collaborative research with creative, impactful approaches.
Three different courses at the University allow students to receive their Registered Yoga Credential at the end of the series.

UMN faculty share their expertise during National Yoga Awareness Month

by Emma Walytka
Published September 18, 2023
Talking yoga, meditation and Tibetan medicine with certified yoga instructors and a Tibetan medicine doctor.
The program encourages biking, and hands out healthcare incentives and gift cards for students.

Bike, ZAP and win: How the University of Minnesota is transforming transportation

by Amirah Razman and Sophie Eydis
Published September 18, 2023
This program is giving incentives to students and faculty for riding their bikes to encourage active well-being.
It is estimated that over seven million Social Security numbers were accessed in the breach.

UMN sued after data breach incident

by Alex Lassiter
Published September 17, 2023
The lawsuit alleges the University could have done more to protect students’ data.

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