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Serving the UMN community since 1900

The Minnesota Daily

Serving the UMN community since 1900

The Minnesota Daily

The front lawn of M Health Fairviews new Masonic Institute for the Developing Brain captured on Thursday, Oct. 28. The MIDB is a new research clinic opening Nov. 1 that specializes in pediatric neurobehavioral conditions.

Research, treatment and community engagement at the core of new UMN brain institute

by Maya Marchel Hoff
Published November 8, 2021
The Masonic Institute for the Developing Brain aims to bridge gaps across treatment, research and community integration.
The steeple of Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church peeks over a rise in the Marcy Holmes neighborhood on Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2020. The neighborhood provides housing for a significant number of University students.

Two new townhomes proposed in Dinkytown, neighbors concerned about affordability

by Hanna Van Den Einde
Published November 8, 2021
If approved by the City Council, two townhomes will replace single family houses among neighborhood concerns about the changing character of Dinkytown.
Students speak out against University’s low wages and stressful working conditions

Students speak out against University’s low wages and stressful working conditions

by Bella Carpentier
Published November 5, 2021
With Minneapolis’ minimum wage for big businesses set at $14.25, students voice their opinions about wanting to see the University's $10.08 minimum wage increase to offset Minneapolis’ high living costs, food insecurity and students’ increasing anxiety around finances.
Systemwide University partnership aims to incorporate Indigenous culture and knowledge into widespread growth

Systemwide University partnership aims to incorporate Indigenous culture and knowledge into widespread growth

by Tess Fitzhenry
Published November 5, 2021
The Mellon Foundation grant provides curriculum development, environmental education and community involvement within an Indigenous framework.
Graduate Researcher Tariq Bastawisy transfers ground Moringa oleifera seeds to a flask to create a mask coating on Wednesday, Nov. 3. University of Minnesota researchers have been working on a mask coating that kills COVID-19.

In fight against COVID-19, UMN researchers test DIY antiviral face mask coating made from tree seeds

by Ellie Roth
Published November 5, 2021
Properties within the seeds of a tropical tree may be able to stop the spread of COVID-19.
President Joan Gabel attends the Board of Regents meeting discussing on Friday, Feb. 14, 2020. The Board of Regents holds a meeting each month.

Transitions announced for three University leadership positions 

by Maia Irvin
Published November 4, 2021
The University is creating search committees for three leadership positions across campuses.
Dr. Marc Schwabenlander poses for a portrait on University of Minnesota Saint Paul Campus on Thursday, Oct. 28. Schwabenlander is assisting on a project researching Chronic Wasting Disease, a fatal disease for deer.

University Veterinary Science faculty lead chronic waste disease research

by Tess Fitzhenry
Published November 3, 2021
University researchers investigate decontamination and detection practices for hunters and the meat processing industry.
Robin Wonsley Worlobah wins Ward 2, incumbents unseated in Wards 1 and 3

Robin Wonsley Worlobah wins Ward 2, incumbents unseated in Wards 1 and 3

by Minnesota Daily Staff
Published November 3, 2021
University area voters unseated three incumbent candidates.
Jacob Frey celebrates at his election night party on Tuesday, Nov, 2.

Frey re-elected as Minneapolis mayor

by Minnesota Daily News Staff
Published November 3, 2021
Minneapolis staff tabulated voter’s second and third choice candidates to determine the winner.
Poll workers assist a man in voting during the Minneapolis municipal election at the Brian Coyle Center, Tuesday, Nov. 2.

Elections wind down with parties as mayoral candidates wait for results

by MN Daily staff
Published November 2, 2021
No mayoral candidate received enough votes to win the election, but candidates were in high spirits as they gathered with supporters.