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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.
Research fields on the St. Paul campus on Feb. 22, 2024. Outdoor research surrounding plants has been forced to adapt to the unusual winter, particularly research around crops and trees.

UMN St. Paul campus adapts to unusual winter

by Logan Anderson
Published February 23, 2024
A winter Minnesota hasn’t seen in over a century has created challenges as well as new opportunities within the UMN College of Food, Agriculture and Natural Resource Sciences.
The ‘Pup Professors’ bring clinical experience to the classroom.

UMN College of Veterinary Medicine brings in ‘Pup Professors’

by Sophie Eydis
Published February 23, 2024
Participating dogs receive nose-to-tail physical exams by students practicing their skills.
Candidates Cunningham, Holloway and Bloomberg were asked questions submitted by students and faculty during their visit to the Twin Cities campus. The interviews were conducted by CEHD Dean Michael Rodriguez.

Presidential finalists visit UMN campuses for public interviews

by Alex Lassiter
Published February 22, 2024
Over a week and a half, the three finalists visited each of the five campuses for a series of publicly-conducted interviews.
Senior Vice President Myron Frans presenting during the University of Minnesota Board of Regents special meeting on Monday June 26, 2023.

Representational history of the Board of Regents

by Sam Hill and Gabrielle Erenstein
Published February 22, 2024
Board of Regents female majority reflects a growing trend of representation.

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