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Serving the UMN community since 1900

The Minnesota Daily

Serving the UMN community since 1900

The Minnesota Daily

U professor receives award for low-temperature physics research

by Wendy Weisman
Published August 26, 2002

Last week in Japan, professor Allen M. Goldman, head of physics at the University's School of Physics and Astronomy, was awarded the Fritz London Memorial Prize. The award, regarded as the highest of its...

Environment Summit, Without Bush, Set to Take Action

Published August 26, 2002

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa (The Los Angeles Times) - Like a college student at a frat party, much of the world is on a binge. Oil and gas are being consumed faster than ever. Emissions of pollutants and...

Lawmakers Widen Probe of Music Industry’s Accounting Practices

Published August 26, 2002

LOS ANGELES (The Los Angeles Times) - The California Senate has widened its probe of music industry accounting practices and is investigating whether major record companies defrauded artists out of royalties...

Street cleaners: U dental students take camper on the road

by Seth Woerhle
Published August 26, 2002

From his unconventional clinic in a modified Winnebago, Dr. Paul Schulz, with his dental students and assistants, can care for three patients at a time, although it can get a little cramped. The 37-foot...

Not getting it done

by John R. Carter
Published August 26, 2002

Malai J. Turnbull wrote an interesting letter to the editor ("Fighting hard," Aug. 12). Making a Senate committee is not what I would call getting things done for Minnesotans. I would also suggest that...

University considers Asian-American studies minor

by Abdel Shakur
Published August 26, 2002

n an effort to increase knowledge about Asian-American culture in the Midwest, the University is considering adding an Asian-American studies minor to its programs beginning this spring. The new minor,...

Never sounded so good

by Paul Sand
Published August 26, 2002

henever critics herald a new album as "sounding mature," it is code that the musician made a record that is tame, toothless and chock full of songs about growing old. But One Beat (Kill Rock Stars), Sleater-Kinney's...

Is you ain’t my baby?

by Monica LaBelle
Published August 26, 2002

f you are debating whether or not to pursue homemaking in the city, watch Rosemary's Baby (1968), playing this Monday at the Oak Street Cinema as part of their retrospective of films by Polish director...

University reviews building project methods

by Brad Unangst
Published August 26, 2002

n the last five years, the University has approved more than 1,300 University capital construction projects totaling more than $1.2 billion - the largest boom in the institution's 151-year history. But...

Renters see tight housing market’s consequences

by Sean McGrath
Published August 26, 2002

A tight housing market and renters' rights ignorance could force some students to live in run-down apartments with inflated rent. "At the University area, it's Gouge City," said Charlie Warner of HOME...