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Campus Administration

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.
A map showing the density of impaired lakes per 100 square miles in each Minnesota county based on data from the Draft 2024 Impaired Waters List. Interact with the data through ArcGIS. Source: MPCA. 2020 Census data.

UMN community addresses regional environmental injustice through new assistance center

by Caleb Fravel
Published February 4, 2024
A new EPA-funded assistance center promises to help underserved communities in the region access federal funds.
State Capitol on Saturday, Sept. 16, 2023.

Faculty say they are undercompensated as UMN seeks $45 million from legislature

by Logan Anderson
Published February 1, 2024
The $45 million supplemental budget request is intended to increase compensation for faculty and staff, which has been in a tailspin for two decades.
The pricing program is aimed at having clinics be able to give medication for lower prices, if not free.

Looking deeper: behind the scenes of the 340B drug program

by Emma Walytka
Published January 31, 2024
UMN researchers describe the misuse of 340B benefits among larger public health entities.
Dr. Amelious N. Whyte Jr., PhD, poses for a portrait in his office in Johnston Hall. Dr. Whyte was recently named the new Interim Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at the University of Minnesota.

Get to know Amelious Whyte, CLA’s new interim director of DEI

by Logan Anderson
Published January 30, 2024
The Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in the College of Liberal Arts starts the new year with new leadership.
A memorial on the bridge on Nov. 22, 2023.

Family of bridge suicide victim petitions safety improvements at UMN

by Grace Henrie and Amelia Roessler
Published January 29, 2024
The University looks to gain funding from the legislature to make changes on the bridge to prevent deaths.
A rendering of what the new interior of the Carlson School will look like.

Connecting Carlson, a $40 million renovation project, set to begin December 2024

by Amelia Roessler
Published January 28, 2024
As the business world changes, so does Carlson, with plans to renovate and rename the Carlson School of Management building.
The University of Minnesota Police Department on Thursday, Feb. 17, 2023.

UMN students, faculty reflect following pre-semester shooting threat

by Alex Lassiter and Hannah Ward
Published January 26, 2024
A western Minnesota man’s threat to “start killing kids” raised concerns among students and faculty about gun safety and emergency procedures on campus.

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