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Campus Administration

More than 90% of University’s CARES funds have been distributed

More than 90% of University’s CARES funds have been distributed

by Abbey Machtig, Campus Administration Reporter
Published September 25, 2020
The University is distributing the funds, totaling over $35 million, to units and students that have been financially impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic
New study group app simplifies connecting students across lectures

New study group app simplifies connecting students across lectures

by Srilekha Garishakurti, Campus Activities Reporter
Published September 22, 2020
The StudyU app aims to ease the stress of being at a large university by facilitating the creation of study groups.
Robbery at gunpoint reported on East Bank early Tuesday morning

Robbery at gunpoint reported on East Bank early Tuesday morning

by Brooke Sheehy
Published September 22, 2020
The incident is the fifth robbery near campus in two weeks
The Weisman Art Museum stands empty on Sunday, Sept. 20, as the staff prepare for their reopening on Thursday, Oct. 1.

Weisman Art Museum set to reopen doors Oct. 1

by Nina Raemont, Arts and Entertainment Reporter
Published September 22, 2020
Students can check out permanent and temporary pieces and take advantage of the physical and virtual spaces now available
Almost all undergrads have acknowledged COVID-19 pop-up

Almost all undergrads have acknowledged COVID-19 pop-up

by Hana Ikramuddin, Campus Administration Reporter
Published September 21, 2020
After students expressed surprise and concern over the statement that appeared on their MyU page, administration issued further explanation.
With rapidly approaching census deadline, UMN neighborhoods still undercounted

With rapidly approaching census deadline, UMN neighborhoods still undercounted

by Lydia Morrell
Published September 21, 2020
University neighborhoods are reporting at some of the lowest rates in Minneapolis, and experts fear that the updated deadline will exclude student populations.
Student Basic Needs Coalition Chair Kyle Sorbe poses for a portrait outside of Morrill Hall on Friday, Sep. 18. The Basic Needs Task Force was formed to address students needs for housing, food, and safety.

New MSA task force focuses on the essentials: food and housing

by Ava Thompson, Campus Activities Reporter
Published September 20, 2020
The Minnesota Student Association is recruiting members to join the Basic Needs Task Force to address student housing and food insecurity.
Students for a Democratic Society kicked off the new semester with a rally in front of Coffman Union on Friday, Sept. 18. They continued their summer-long calls for community oversight of university police.

Students for a Democratic Society kicks off the semester with on-campus rally

by Evan Berg, Campus Administration Reporter
Published September 19, 2020
The group rallied to express their frustration with the planned review of university police, and instead called for oversight to be handed to the campus community.
John Fogarty, first-year student from Appleton, Wisconsin, moves his belongings into the carts with his parents while moving in to a University residential hall on Friday, Sept. 18.

A first-year move in like no other

by Samantha Woodward, City Reporter
Published September 19, 2020
Weeks after they were initially scheduled to arrive, students brand new to the University of Minnesota wrapped up moving into their on-campus housing Friday.
Robbery at gunpoint reported near East Bank Friday night

Robbery at gunpoint reported near East Bank Friday night

by Brooke Sheehy
Published September 18, 2020
The incident is the fourth robbery near campus in a week.

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