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‘The students are why we're all here’: Gabel launches new student mental health initiative

‘The students are why we’re all here’: Gabel launches new student mental health initiative

Sonja Kleven, Campus Administration Reporter
March 11, 2021
The committee’s co-chairs say they hope students will see an increase in access to mental health resources as early as next fall.
New fee for international alumni in STEM to be delayed after pushback

New fee for international alumni in STEM to be delayed after pushback

Nathanael Ashton-Piper
March 10, 2021
The proposed fee is for an extension to a program that allows international STEM graduates to remain in the US after graduation to work.
Pioneer Hall dorms stand empty on Tuesday, Sep. 1, 2020. Superblock, which includes Frontier, Territorial, Centennial and Pioneer Halls was evacuated March 8 due to a gas odor.

Superblock residence halls allow student re-entry following evacuation due to a gas odor

Hana Ikramuddin
March 8, 2021
Students in dorms on Superblock were evacuated while authorities investigated a gas odor on Monday afternoon.
Committee uses equity lens to review every University administrative policy

Committee uses equity lens to review every University administrative policy

Katelyn Vue, Campus Activities Reporter
March 7, 2021
The committee aims to review all the University’s administrative policies by the end of June to identify potential negative impacts on marginalized communities.
Panhellenic Council and Interfraternity Council to stay split this spring

Panhellenic Council and Interfraternity Council to stay split this spring

Sonja Kleven
March 6, 2021
The Panhellenic Council will continue to reevaluate its partnership with the Interfraternity Council each semester going forward.
Minneapolis City Council Ward 2 Candidate Tom Anderson poses for a portrait on Franklin Ave. bridge on Tuesday, March 2. Anderson has been a Minneapolis resident for 14 years, 10 of which have been in Ward 2.

Minneapolis Ward 2 City Council candidate brings public service approach

Samantha Woodward
March 6, 2021
Tom Anderson uses his skills as a past educator to contend for Ward 2 city council seat and unify the community.
UMN begins developing framework for future design of campus

UMN begins developing framework for future design of campus

Abbey Machtig
March 4, 2021
The master plan will outline goals for the next 10-15 years to help develop the physical Twin Cities campus.
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.
Fatima Altaf poses for a portrait in front of the TRIO office building on Monday, March 1. She is a TRIO SSS student who plans to continue to stay in the program for four years. She has been an office assistant in the program for about a year.

TRIO Student Support Services will extend to a four-year program next fall

Katelyn Vue, Campus Activities Reporter
March 1, 2021
The program, which supports students from disadvantaged backgrounds, received a grant last August to fund the extension.
Law students push for COVID-19 notation on transcript

Law students push for COVID-19 notation on transcript

Nathanael Ashton-Piper, Campus Activities Reporter
March 1, 2021
The notation would serve as an acknowledgment of the pandemic’s impact on students' lives, and could apply beyond the spring 2021 semester.