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Folwell Hall and Sanford Hall are the first two buildings up for renaming on the Twin Cities campus.

UMN’s four oldest building names in running for renaming

by Amelia Roessler
Published November 23, 2022
Applications for renaming buildings closed Nov. 11, leaving Folwell Hall on the Twin Cities campus with no requests for a new name or to retain its current name.
The University of Minnesota does not currently have a Tribal governance program in the Law or Humphrey schools.

Professors advocate for Tribal programing, Native faculty in Humphrey, Law schools

by Lara Boudinot
Published November 22, 2022
Professors, students and faculty discuss why Tribal curriculum, faculty and programs are necessary at the University of Minnesota and voice the importance of Native American inclusion in education.
Jason Beddow worked as a research assistant professor in the Department of Applied Economics at the University. 
 Courtesy of Lucy Angelis.

Fentanyl numbers, overdoses on rise in Minn.

by Madison Roth
Published November 22, 2022
Jason Beddow, who worked for the University of Minnesota, died in 2016 of a fentanyl overdose and is remembered as a caring, loving individual by those around him.
RaShya Ghee is the law schools first dean of diversity, equity and inclusion.  Photo courtesy of RaShya Ghee.

New UMN Law School program teaches intersection of race, law

by Gillian Haveman
Published November 22, 2022
The Racial Equity and Justice milestone was introduced after students expressed desire to learn more about how race affects practicing law.
Shoppers stream through the Mall of America during the start of the holiday season.

(Snow) ball’s in their court, companies left with excess this holiday season

by Emma Walytka
Published November 20, 2022
Campus sustainability club 365green highlights ways consumers can be more sustainable shoppers this holiday season amid excess inventory.
UMN researchers to lead global study on impacts of vagus nerve stimulation

UMN researchers to lead global study on impacts of vagus nerve stimulation

by Maya Marchel Hoff
Published November 20, 2022
A group of University of Minnesota researchers will use a $21 million grant to conduct a three-year clinical study on how vagus nerve stimulation impacts the human body, beyond its use to treat depression and epilepsy.
Minneapolis Police drive downtown on Tuesday, June 26, 2018.

O’Hara sworn in police chief; community charts way forward

by Alex Steil
Published November 18, 2022
Community organizations chart plans with new chief who has already held community sessions.
Collaboration between Ojibwe, Cloquet Forestry Center returns fire to landscape

Collaboration between Ojibwe, Cloquet Forestry Center returns fire to landscape

by Lara Boudinot
Published November 18, 2022
The Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa and the Cloquet Forestry Center worked together to ensure fire returned to manage the Cloquet forest ecosystem.
The University paid additional police officers overtime during the two weekends of the initiative.

Mixed reactions follow end of Operation Gopher Guardian program

by Gillian Haveman
Published November 18, 2022
The initiative, which brought 10 extra police officers to Dinkytown for two weekends, left some people uneasy and others feeling more secure in light of increases in crime.
The student protesters want better abortion care on and near campus following the U.S. Supreme Courts decision to overturn Roe v. Wade.

Students demand closure of local crisis pregnancy centers

by Amirah Razman
Published November 18, 2022
In front of a local crisis pregnancy center, student activists advocated for increased access to abortion care on campus.

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