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UMN researchers study the relationship between genetics and COVID-19 drug therapies

UMN researchers study the relationship between genetics and COVID-19 drug therapies

Brooke Sheehy, Campus Activities Reporter

September 16, 2020

As multiple drugs are being studied in hopes of finding a treatment for the virus, researchers explored genetic reasons why these drugs could fail.

Daytime gunpoint robbery reported near UMN, per SAFE-U alert

Daytime gunpoint robbery reported near UMN, per SAFE-U alert

Brooke Sheehy

September 15, 2020

The robbery took place at of Fifth Street and 21st Avenue South at 2:42 p.m.

Student government leaders urge University to reconsider Sunrise Plan

Student government leaders urge University to reconsider Sunrise Plan

Brooke Sheehy

September 14, 2020

Student leaders expressed concerns about the plans to reopen campus — plans that were made without student consultation.

University awarded $12.5 million grant to study Earth’s biodiversity

University awarded $12.5 million grant to study Earth’s biodiversity

Becca Most, Campus Activities Reporter

September 14, 2020

Using satellite technology, the team will be able to monitor the changing climate on a global scale.

Jamal Osman settles in to Ward 6 Council

Jamal Osman settles in to Ward 6 Council

Samantha Hendrickson, City Reporter

September 14, 2020

The ward has been without City Council representation through multiple city crises.

CDES professor features over 200 community buildings and stories

Ayeeyo Childcare Center’s wall covered with murals as seen on Friday, Sept. 11. The center is one of the more than 200 buildings which are featured in Landscapes of Hope.

Katelyn Vue, Campus Activities Reporter

September 14, 2020

"Landscapes of Hope" catalogues places where the George Floyd protests occurred, and aims to show the role our surroundings play in achieving social change.

Attempted auto theft on West Bank early Monday morning

Minneapolis Police drive downtown on Tuesday, June 26, 2018.

Dylan Miettinen

September 14, 2020

The two suspects implied they had a gun.

UMN medical schools make MCAT optional

University Medical Student Londyn Robinson poses for a portrait at the Fairview Hospital on Monday, Sep. 7th. Robinson has written several essays arguing that the MCAT should not be taken, citing socioeconomic factors and the fact that nine people have contracted COVID-19 due to in-person testing procedures.

Brooke Sheehy

September 14, 2020

Medical School admissions plan to take a more holistic approach to applications as the pandemic has presented students with difficult studying and testing conditions.

UMN study shows Black newborns die less often when cared for by Black physicians

Roots Community Birth Center building in North Minneapolis as seen on Friday, Sept. 11. Roots is one of the few African American-owned birth centers across the country.

Becca Most, Senior Staff Reporter

September 12, 2020

Nationally, Black newborns die at a rate three times that of white newborns.