The Minnesota Daily

Gophers Defenseman Matt Staudacher steers the puck at 3M Arena on Saturday, Feb. 20. The Gophers defeated Michigan State, 5-1.

Gophers hockey seeded third overall, first in regional bracket for NCAA tournament

Julianna Landis, Sports Reporter
March 22, 2021
As the first seed in the West Regional, Minnesota will head to Loveland, Colorado to face Omaha.
Maria and Miguel Cisneros pose in front of their home in Golden Valley, Minnesota with their dogs on Sunday, March 21. The City of Minneapolis signed onto the Just Deeds project, which provides a pathway for homeowners to remove racial covenants from their deeds. Maria proposed this project to the Golden Valley City Council and has removed a covenant on her own deed.

Minneapolis homeowners can now reject racial covenants on their deed

Lydia Morrell, City Reporter
March 22, 2021
With the help of the University of Minnesota’s Mapping Prejudice, the Just Deeds initiative helps homeowners to remove racially exclusionary language from their property contracts.
Chris Cramer visits Branden Moriarty's lab in the Cancer & Cardiovascular Research Building, Feb. 25, 2020.

Vice President for Research Chris Cramer announces departure from University

Abbey Machtig, Campus Administration Reporter
March 22, 2021
In his time as vice president for research, Cramer has established several specialized research offices and helped the University exceed $1 billion in research expenditures.
Graduate Student Savannah Wery poses for a portrait outside of McNamara Alumni Center on Sunday, March 14. Wery helped plan the University of Minnesota Climate Strike in 2019.

UMN Climate Strike puts fossil fuel disclosure referendum on all-campus elections ballot

Ava Thompson
March 20, 2021
Students can vote for the University to disclose all of its investments in fossil fuels.
Courtesy photo of Richard Lee

Psychology department releases equity and inclusion draft plan for feedback

Katelyn Vue
March 20, 2021
The department is collecting feedback on a draft of departmental recommendations for addressing equity and inclusion.
New initiative to support first-generation graduate students

New initiative to support first-generation graduate students

Katelyn Vue, Campus Activities Reporter
March 19, 2021
The University of Minnesota’s Graduate School launched the First-Gen Connect initiative to support all first-generation students in graduate programs.
UMN researchers discuss new ethical dilemmas during the pandemic

UMN researchers discuss new ethical dilemmas during the pandemic

Izzy Teitelbaum, Campus Administration Reporter
March 19, 2021
The University’s sixth annual Research Ethics Week, which ran from March 1 to March 5, focused on adapting to COVID-19’s effects on research.
Official Spring 2021 Toledo program picture, courtesy of Lauren Huspeni

Last spring, there were 1,075 UMN students abroad. This semester, there are 28.

Sonja Kleven, Campus Administration Reporter
March 19, 2021
After being suspended for two terms, five programs now have students abroad, which program directors consider an accomplishment during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Unbound pages of the American Jewish World await scanning on Tuesday, March 16 at Elmer L. Andersen Library.

University of Minnesota archives the oldest Jewish newspaper in Minnesota

Becca Most, Campus Activities Reporter
March 19, 2021
Through this effort, archivists hope to preserve a part of Jewish history.
Guard Marcus Carr shoots through the opponents at Williams Arena on Wednesday, Nov. 28.

Gophers star guard Marcus Carr enters transfer portal

AJ Condon, Sports Reporter
March 19, 2021
The dominos keep falling since the men’s basketball program and coach Richard Pitino separated.