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Daryl Gohl, left, and Kenny Beckman pose among DNA sequencers in their lab in the Cancer and Cardiovascular Research Building in Minneapolis on Monday, June 21. Gohl is the principal investigator for a COVID-sequencing project that recently received funds from the CDC and Beckman is the director of the Genomics Center at the University of Minnesota.

University receives funding to conduct COVID-19 genome sequencing

Marlee Louden
June 23, 2021
In an effort to help the future outlook of the pandemic, researchers will complete study the genome sequence of 6,000 test samples.
UMN senate members encourage University to reverse vaccine decision

UMN senate members encourage University to reverse vaccine decision

Sonja Kleven
June 23, 2021
Representatives of the faculty and student senate created a resolution asking the University to mandate the COVID-19 and influenza vaccinations starting fall 2021.
Fans cheer for the Gophers after winning the game against Penn State at TCF Bank Stadium Saturday, Nov. 9, 2019. The Gophers won 31-26 bringing their record to 9-0. A first since 1904.

Breaking: Gophers athletics announces full capacity for sporting events

Michael Lyne
June 22, 2021
The first ticketed Gophers sports planning on full capacity are football, soccer and volleyball.
UMN faculty leadership reflect on challenges and silver linings from year of online operations

UMN faculty leadership reflect on challenges and silver linings from year of online operations

Maia Irvin
June 21, 2021
University governance committees will continue to meet remotely through fall 2021.
Assistant Professor of Internal Medecine and Pediatrics Carolyn Bramante poses in a medecine storage room in her clinic on Tuesday, June 15. Bramante is the principal investigator for COVID-OUT, a nationwide COVID-19 outpatient trial for which the University of Minnesota hosts the lead study site.

UMN receives $1.5 million for COVID-19 treatment trial

Maia Irvin and Marlee Louden
June 17, 2021
As the first trial of its kind, researchers will use common and widely available drugs to treat symptoms of COVID-19.
A collection of art contributions at George Floyd Square on Sunday, June 13. (Alexa Lewis / Minnesota Daily)

CLA hosts discussion on the power of art, role of museums in fight for racial justice

The discussion is part of the college’s “What’s Next?” series where it examines the next steps to eliminate institutional and systemic racism in the wake of George Floyd’s murder.
University of Minnesota Board of Regents held a public forum in MacNamara Alumni Center on Friday, June 11.

Regents consider 1.5% tuition increase as part of proposed budget; University community weighs in during public forum

Matthew Voigt
June 15, 2021
The board will take action on the budget June 29 during a special meeting.

The University of Minnesota will not require COVID-19 vaccinations for students for the fall semester

Matthew Voigt
June 14, 2021
University President Joan Gabel announced this decision in an email Monday.
MSA advocates for an all-electric vehicle fleet, University cites challenges with supply and cold winters

MSA advocates for an all-electric vehicle fleet, University cites challenges with supply and cold winters

The University plans to continue gradually adding electric vehicles to its fleet as they become more readily available on the market and technology improves.
Ilean (second from right) stands with her family.

Students, friends and colleagues honor legacy of Regent Kao Ly Ilean Her following death at 52

Her was buried Sunday following a memorial service held June 5 and 6.