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Serving the UMN community since 1900

The Minnesota Daily

UMN undertakes new initiative to prevent bird strikes on campus

UMN undertakes new initiative to prevent bird strikes on campus

by Matthew Voigt
Published October 26, 2021
Stop the Thud is tracking bird collisions with a new online reporting form to find patterns in collisions.
Prospect Park around the Metro Green Line stop in June 2020. Several apartment buildings and the Fresh Thyme grocery store were built in the past couple years.

Prospect Park’s 10 year changes

by Emalyn Muzzy
Published October 26, 2021
The developments in the neighborhood have been anything but accidental.
Ward 2 Council Member Cam Gordon poses for a portrait in his office at Minneapolis City Hall in 2017.

Ward two draws most City council candidates since 1970s

by Emalyn Muzzy
Published October 25, 2021
Ward two has not seen tough competition for candidates in 15 years, what has changed?
UMN to participate in new $25 million climate modeling center to project future effects of climate change

UMN to participate in new $25 million climate modeling center to project future effects of climate change

by Maia Irvin and Maya Marchel Hoff
Published October 21, 2021
Funded by the National Science Foundation, the University of Minnesota is collaborating with four other universities to improve climate change projections.
UMN researcher leads seal populations study to measure climate change and fishing effects

UMN researcher leads seal populations study to measure climate change and fishing effects

by Maia Irvin
Published October 21, 2021
Through the counting of Weddell seal populations in Antarctica, researchers are getting a clearer picture of the impacts of climate change and commercial fishing on Antarctic ecosystems.
UMN aims to improve health equity and accessibility by funding eight new medical projects

UMN aims to improve health equity and accessibility by funding eight new medical projects

by Bella Carpentier
Published October 20, 2021
The Office of Discovery and Translation recently awarded funding to eight new initiatives that address health care disparities and inaccessibility across different populations.
Meet the Minneapolis mayoral candidates

Meet the Minneapolis mayoral candidates

by Emalyn Muzzy
Published October 17, 2021
Minneapolis mayoral candidates spoke about what issues they care about.
A man enters the building at Van Cleave Park, one of several polling locations around the University of Minnesota, to vote in Minnesotas primary elections on Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018.

Student groups prepare for the election

by Karisa Erickson
Published October 17, 2021
Political student group leaders answer questions about how they’ve prepared for the election, and why they think students should vote.
The exterior of Darul Quba Cultural Center in Cedar-Riverside on Monday, Oct. 11. The building has been a target of frequent vandalization.

Vandalism impacts Cedar-Riverside mosques and businesses

by Olivia Stevens
Published October 15, 2021
Residents search for creative solutions to a longstanding problem.
Located in Scott Hall, the Center for Race, Indigeneity, Disability, Gender and Sexuality Studies aims to unite students and faculty. The center, previously known as RIGS, recently added disability studies to their mission.

Students and staff celebrate the new formation of the Race, Indigeneity, Disability, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Center at the University of Minnesota

by Bella Carpentier
Published October 13, 2021
Previously known as the Race, Indigeneity, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Initiative (RIGS), recent changes include disability in the new title and transition into a University center.