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University develops health informatics track for Native American public health students

University develops health informatics track for Native American public health students

by Tess Fitzhenry
Published March 28, 2022
The School of Public Health is participating in a partnership with the Minnesota Department of Health to train students in health informatics.
Regents amend records policy, limit public access to student contact information

Regents amend records policy, limit public access to student contact information

by Matthew Voigt
Published June 30, 2021
Student physical addresses, University email address and phone numbers will now only be accessible to school groups and school officials.
A look at UMN employee political donations

A look at UMN employee political donations

by Jasmine Snow
Published October 23, 2020
Between congressional and federal races, Democratic candidates receive more donations by a large margin.
Freshman Rogan Isbell poses for a portrait outside the Link, an off campus residential building, on Tuesday, Sep. 29. Isbell intended to live in a dormitory this year, but had to find housing elsewhere as a result of the pandemic.  He signed a lease with The Link in August. “I’m just glad that I was able to find some housing, and not be too stressful on me personally.”

Nearly half of University-owned housing unoccupied for fall semester

by Abbey Machtig
Published October 1, 2020
Some students have opted to live at home or in off-campus housing this fall.
Boynton Health’s east bank location COVID-19 testing stations stands empty on Wednesday, Sep. 16. As stated on signs surrounding the tent, patients must schedule an appointment in advance in order to receive a COVID-19 test.

A look at how Big Ten schools are handling reopening

by Jasmine Snow, City Reporter
Published September 20, 2020
The fourteen Big Ten schools have faced unique difficulties with reopening during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Hailee Schievelbein

The University’s COVID-19 dashboard is live, but officials warn it’s incomplete

by Abbey Machtig
Published September 7, 2020

The University of Minnesota’s Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy (CIDRAP) recently implemented a virtual dashboard that includes data on the prevalence of COVID-19 on the Twin Cities campus. The...

Illustration by Hailee Schievelbein

Graduate and professional students facing greater disparities due to COVID-19

by Katelyn Vue
Published July 18, 2020

Graduate and professional students face disparities and added financial hardships based on first-generation status, caretaking responsibilities of family members and social class, according to new data.  More...

Nearly a quarter of spring classes taken pass/fail

Nearly a quarter of spring classes taken pass/fail

by Yves De Jesus
Published July 9, 2020

Nearly 50,000 class grades were given as pass/fail at the University of Minnesota - Twin Cities campus this past spring. This means that nearly a quarter of all classes taken at the University were taken...

Illustration by Hailee Schievelbein

UMN launches study measuring University impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic

by Abbey Machtig
Published July 2, 2020

The University of Minnesota is continuing work on a study that measures the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on students, faculty and staff. The ongoing study observes participants’ feelings towards the...

Sarah Mai

Locked and loaded: the University’s mechanisms for securing data

by Dylan Miettinen
Published November 21, 2019

By the end of the month, all University of Minnesota students, faculty and stakeholders will be required to use dual authentication when logging onto any University server, including MyU, G Suite and Canvas.  An...