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Final exams at UMN can vary from the department to the professor.

Finals at UMN take different forms across campus

by Logan Anderson
Published February 18, 2024
How finals look at the University can depend on the department, the course and the professor assigning them.
The front of the Northrop Mall on Nov. 1, 2022.

UMN faculty speak on academic freedom to make statements on official platforms

by Alex Lassiter
Published February 14, 2024
After a complaint filed with the Department of Education in December, current faculty and former affiliates share their stances on being able to speak about controversial issues on University platforms.
Lake it or leave it: a blue economy is here.

Diving into a blue economy with UMN researchers

by Emma Walytka
Published February 12, 2024
A UMN researcher team on Great Lakes ReNEW, a regional innovation engines program, was awarded up to $160 million from the U.S. National Science Foundation.
The Minnesota DNR-Forestry is the biggest and longest-term member of SFEC.

Branching out: The Sustainable Forest Education Cooperative

by Emma Walytka
Published February 9, 2024
The Sustainable Forest Education Cooperative continues education among professionals in natural resources organizations and beyond.
Interim-President Jeffrey Ettinger and Board Chair Janie Mayeron at a University of Minnesota Board of Regents special meeting on Monday June 26, 2023.

Regents select three presidential finalists to visit UMN campuses

by Alex Lassiter
Published February 9, 2024
At their February meeting, the Regents also voted unanimously to approve a letter of intent to buy back the University of Minnesota’s teaching hospital from Fairview Health.
Interim-President Jeffrey Ettinger at a University of Minnesota Board of Regents special meeting on Monday June 26, 2023.

Undergraduate Student Government gives input on presidential search update

by Georgia Jensen
Published February 8, 2024
The Board of Regents will announce the final four presidential candidates on Friday.
Mary Jo Kane and Nicole LaVoi embrace each other in a bittersweet moment of gratitude at a lecture series on Feb. 6 celebrating the 30th anniversary of the Tucker Center.

Tucker Center for Research on Girls and Women in Sport celebrates 30 years

by Emma Walytka
Published February 7, 2024
The Tucker Center aims to make a difference in the lives of women in sports through research and community outreach.
The exterior of Morrill Hall on the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities campus on July 3, 2020.

BREAKING: Robert McMaster announced decision to step down

by Henry Hagen
Published February 7, 2024
McMaster, currently the vice provost and dean of undergraduate education, will stay with the University as a faculty member in the Department of Geography.
The University is one of at least 2,000 other colleges that have gone tobacco free.

Ten years ‘tobacco free,’ but UMN campus area has plenty of vaping and litter

by Sam Hill
Published February 5, 2024
University faculty have seen a decrease in nicotine use but students say there is a long way to go.
Earl E. Bakken Center for Spirituality & Healing on Delaware St. SE. Jan. 31.

Earl E. Bakken Center provides people with new ways of approaching healthcare

by Amirah Razman
Published February 5, 2024
Through classes, events and webinars, the Earl E. Bakken Center hopes to help students, faculty and community learn new ways to treat and heal oneself.

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