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The University's Board of Regents convene at the McNamara Alumni Center on Friday, Feb. 8, 2019.

New regents selected to UMN’s Board of Regents; Hsu not reelected

Abbey Machtig, Campus Administration Reporter
March 15, 2021
The Minnesota State Legislature voted on the new board members Monday.
Protesters march by U.S. Bank Stadium as part of the Justice for George Floyd protest on Monday, March 8. A coalition of activist groups organized the protest for the first scheduled day of Derek Chauvin's trial.

After a long summer, UMN student activists persist

Jasmine Snow
March 15, 2021
Facing academic challenges and trauma, University students continue to show up as the Derek Chauvin trial kicks off.
Courtesy of Abdulaziz Mohamed and Samiat Ajibola

Meet the candidates for undergraduate student body president and vice president

Ava Thompson
March 15, 2021
In an unprecedented year, only one pair of candidates announced their campaign for president and vice president.
The Board of Regents convene for their December 2019 meeting at the McNamara Alumni Center on Thursday, Dec. 12.

Students weigh in on board priorities, raise ethical issues with regents election

Abbey Machtig and Hana Ikramuddin
March 13, 2021
The board also discussed the University’s COVID-19 response in a virtual meeting Friday.
Body cameras sit in a charging cradle.

Regents hold public forum on body cameras for UMPD

Ethan Fine
March 13, 2021
At the forum, students vocalized their thoughts on the potential for body cameras, a suggestion from Dr. Cedric Alexander’s report.
Courtesy of Dr. Rachel Hardeman

UMN School of Public Health establishes new center for anti-racism research

Katelyn Vue
March 12, 2021
With a $5 million grant from Blue Cross Blue Shield, the Center for Antiracism Research for Health Equity will advance racial health equity through research and community-centered action.
UMN College of Liberal Arts commencement will be online again

UMN College of Liberal Arts commencement will be online again

Ethan Fine, Campus Administration Reporter
March 11, 2021
Given state restrictions on gatherings, Dean John Coleman said it is “not feasible” to host the commencement in person.
Increase in reported scholastic dishonesty prompts concern among UMN faculty, admin

Increase in reported scholastic dishonesty prompts concern among UMN faculty, admin

Hana Ikramuddin, Campus Administration Reporter
March 11, 2021
Amid the onset of new pressures due to the pandemic, the Office for Community Standards has found that more students are turning to scholastic dishonesty.
UMN creates new position to advise on American Indian affairs and tribal relations

UMN creates new position to advise on American Indian affairs and tribal relations

Abbey Machtig
March 11, 2021
The senior adviser to the president for Indian affairs will serve in President Joan Gabel’s cabinet.
Minnesota State Capitol in St. Paul on Friday, June 13, 2020. (Minnesota Daily / Jasmin Kemp)

University considered for state funding to reduce student hunger, food insecurity

Ava Thompson
March 11, 2021
The University of Minnesota could receive funding under the Hunger Free Campus act.