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Joan Gabel on Zoom

Gabel talks fall 2021 semester, with goal of increasing in-person instruction

Abbey Machtig
March 2, 2021
The University president said course formats for fall semester, as well as study abroad programs, will be dependent on public health guidelines.
Provost advises colleges to begin planning for commencement

Provost advises colleges to begin planning for commencement

Ava Thompson, Campus Activities Reporter
February 27, 2021
A survey of Carlson students found that 78% of those who responded would attend an in-person graduation ceremony that followed safety guidelines.
Black Student Union president Samiat Ajibola poses for a portrait in the BSU room at Coffman Memorial Union on Wednesday, Feb. 24. A junior pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Sociology, Ajibola hopes to continue her education with a Masters in Public Health at the U.

By Black students, for Black students: Black Student Union launches scholarship

Jasmine Snow, City Reporter
February 26, 2021
The group is depending on donations and hopes to raise $20,000 to be doled out to about 40 Black students.
The Gophers huddle to celebrate defeating Oral Roberts three sets to none at the Maturi Pavilion on Saturday, Sept. 21, 2019.

Gophers’ matches against Michigan postponed

Brendan O'Brien
February 24, 2021
These matches are the first two to be postponed for Minnesota in the 2021 season.
What you need to know about the second round of CARES funds

What you need to know about the second round of CARES funds

Abbey Machtig
February 21, 2021
The University must begin distributing CARES funds to students by the middle of April.
Bones, left, and Ro, right, pose for a photo outside the Dinkytown Target on Jan. 25. Bones, 64, has been dealing with housing insecurity for almost 45 years; Ro, 53, has faced housing insecurity for five to 10 years.

Limited COVID-19 cases counted among Twin Cities’ homeless population

Maia Irvin
February 18, 2021
Twin Cities homeless shelters found that residents are not testing positive for COVID-19 in the mass numbers they originally anticipated. The bigger risk is the staff.
‘Disorders of disconnect’: How the pandemic affects students with eating disorders

‘Disorders of disconnect’: How the pandemic affects students with eating disorders

Izzy Teitelbaum, Campus Administration Reporter
February 14, 2021
The pandemic has intensified challenges for students managing eating disorders.
Free tuition for select programs included in governor’s COVID-19 recovery budget

Free tuition for select programs included in governor’s COVID-19 recovery budget

Samantha Hendrickson, City Reporter
February 14, 2021
The proposals outline millions for colleges around the state, but the University’s involvement is currently unclear.
The Cedar-River People’s Center Clinics and Services stands vacant in Cedar Riverside on Thursday, Feb. 11. The People's Center has been offering COVID-19 vaccines to seniors.

Vaccine rollout begins for UMN-area senior citizens

Jasmine Snow, City Reporter
February 12, 2021
In Southeast Minneapolis neighborhoods, community organizations have helped senior citizens get inoculated against COVID-19.
The site of University Inn on Monday, Feb. 8. Hennepin County is using the building as a COVID-19 medical respite for people experiencing homelessness.

Dinkytown hotel transforms into COVID-19 respite for the homeless

Emalyn Muzzy, City Reporter
February 8, 2021
Hennepin County has been using the University Inn for almost a year to control the spread of COVID-19 among people experiencing homelessness.