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Morrill Hall as seen on Saturday, Oct. 12.

New task force will address abusive faculty after push from graduate student government

Nathanael Ashton-Piper
April 29, 2021
A graduate student petition called for forming a body consisting of graduate students, faculty, relevant staff and administrators to address abusive faculty behavior.
The University of Minnesota's Mock Trial Association takes a picture as a team following their rounds at the national competition.

‘Midwesterner style’: UMN mock trial team places 15th in the country

Izzy Teitelbaum
April 29, 2021
The mock trial team placed seventh in its division at nationals on April 18.
Left: Dave Golden, Director of Public Health and Communications at Boynton Health. Right: Jill DeBoer, Deputy Director of the Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy.

Meet the University of Minnesota’s COVID-19 vaccine team

Abbey Machtig
April 28, 2021
Employees from Boynton Health and other public health units worked to plan and implement vaccine clinics at the University of Minnesota.
UMPD chief Matt Clark on Jan. 29, 2018.

MSA calls for the resignation of UMPD Chief Matthew Clark

Ava Thompson
April 26, 2021
In a letter addressed to University administrators, MSA asks Chief Clark to resign after his failure to “increase campus wellness and safety for students of color.”
Photo curtesy of Safiya Anwar.

High school senior advocates for better mental health resources for PSEO students

Sonja Kleven
April 26, 2021
Safiya Anwar, a second-year PSEO student at the University of Minnesota and her team are hoping to make more mental health services, like Boynton therapy sessions, available to high school students in the PSEO program.
Students participate in a protest organized by the Environmental Student Association outside of Northrop Auditorium on Thursday, April 22. The protest demanded environmental, racial, and disability justice.

Student-led Earth Day march highlights climate crisis

Samantha Woodward
April 25, 2021
Students rallied in Northrop Plaza to speak on environmental racism and protest the Line 3 pipeline in northern Minnesota.
Morgan La Casse

Attempted robbery near 13th and University

Ethan Fine
April 25, 2021
The Minneapolis Police Department is investigating the incident.
Virtual teach-in panel discusses race, policing and the criminal justice system

Virtual teach-in panel discusses race, policing and the criminal justice system

Katelyn Vue
April 23, 2021
The University of Minnesota hosted a virtual teach-in to discuss race, policing and the criminal justice system related to the Chauvin trial and beyond.
CFANS professor Job Ubbink poses for a portrait on the St. Paul campus on Thursday, April 22. Ubbink created a new course focused on the intersection between food and culture.

New CFANS course connects food and culture

Katelyn Vue, Campus Activities Reporter
April 23, 2021
The course aims to strengthen intercultural awareness through food.
UMN classes TH 5117: Performance and Social Change and TH 5950: Topics in Theatre holding in person class in the Rarig theater building.

Theater class links pharmacy studies with Greek tragedies

Nathanael Ashton-Piper and Kyra Barbot
April 22, 2021
Combined with a study of Greek tragedies, the class examines the contemporary and historical aspects of pharmacy to create performance through science.