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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.
The Hennepin County Government Center, on Sunday, Feb. 28. The trial of Derek Chauvin, the police officer charged with the murder of George Floyd, will be held here starting on March 8.

Chauvin trial: Key takeaways from the courtroom

The Derek Chauvin trial is finally here. Stay updated on what is happening in the courtroom day by day.
Protesters march by Hennepin County Government Center 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.

‘I wake up early for justice’: Protest kicks off Chauvin trial

Jasmine Snow and Emalyn Muzzy
March 9, 2021
Hundreds of activists gathered outside the Hennepin County Government Center Monday during the intended start of jury selection for the Derek Chauvin trial.
The Hennepin County Government Center, on Sunday, Feb. 28. The trial of Derek Chauvin, the police officer charged with the murder of George Floyd, will be held here starting on March 8.

A timeline of events leading up to the State v. Chauvin trial

Samantha Woodward, City Reporter
March 8, 2021
The trial of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin will start on March 8. Here were the events leading up to its start.
Jewelean Jackson poses for a portrait for photos on the University of Minnesota's website. Jackson is pushing for community-oriented health care, which she said brings trust into the community served.

UMN medical professionals, students urge equity in vaccine distribution to address racial disparities

Becca Most
March 6, 2021
Hundred of medical professionals, students and community advocates signed a petition calling on government officials to emphasize equity in vaccine distribution.
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.
The entrance of I-94 pictured from the Cedar-Riverside neighborhood on Thursday, Feb. 25. The Minnesota Department of Transportation is currently hearing citizen concerns about the highway's impact on Cedar-Riverside communities.

Rethinking I-94: How the freeway impacted Cedar-Riverside

Lydia Morrell, City Reporter
March 6, 2021
As the state reimagines the freeway, neighbors want officials to improve walkability in the West Bank neighborhood.
The Hennepin County Government Center on Sunday, Feb. 28. The trial of Derek Chauvin, the police officer charged with the murder of George Floyd, will be held here starting on March 8.

The Chauvin trial: What you need to know

Emalyn Muzzy, City Reporter
March 1, 2021
Derek Chauvin is charged with murdering George Floyd. Here’s what to expect in court next week.
University of Minnesota’s new Mobile Resuscitation Consortium truck.

UMN rolls out new medical truck to better help cardiac arrest patients

Srilekha Garishakurti
February 28, 2021
The medical truck aims to deliver ECMO and resuscitation services to refractory cardiac arrest patients.