The Minnesota Daily

National Guard and law enforcement officers form a perimeter around the Minnesota State Capitol on May 31, 2020.

Although proven dangerous, police have continued use of less-lethal projectiles against protesters

Ethan Fine, Campus Administration Reporter
April 25, 2021
A recent University of Minnesota study shows that the use of less-lethal projectiles can violate United Nations guidelines.
UMN study spanning over 20 years shows few long-term cognitive effects due to cannabis use

UMN study spanning over 20 years shows few long-term cognitive effects due to cannabis use

Izzy Teitelbaum
April 16, 2021
Researchers studied sets of twins into adulthood to compare the impacts of cannabis on long-term cognitive abilities.
These synthetic heart valves can be used for those with congenital heart defects (CHDs), the most common type of birth defect, affecting about 40,000 babies in the United States each year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

UMN-developed synthetic heart valve shows promise after growing with several animal recipients

Izzy Teitelbaum
March 29, 2021
This new heart valve technology — which can grow with the recipient — was deemed successful in three out of seven lambs tested in a yearlong trial.
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.
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.
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.
Thousands of young yellow perch swim in a tank in the Minnesota Aquatic Invasive Species Research Center on the St. Paul campus on Monday, March 15. University of Minnesota researcher Dr. Amy Schrank is working on a market study to test the viability of fish farming for commercial purposes in Minnesota.

University researchers among first to explore aquaculture viability in Minnesota

Becca Most, Campus Activities Reporter
March 18, 2021
With a need to move away from wild-caught fish, farming fish could be an alternative.
The new “Climates of Inequality: Stories of Environmental Justice” exhibit at the Bell museum on Thursday, March 11. The exhibit opened on Friday, March 12.

Bell Museum opens new environmental justice exhibit

Becca Most, Campus Activities Reporter
March 14, 2021
Climates of Inequality is a national collaboration designed to contextualize racial and environmental injustice in dozens of cities around the country, including Minneapolis and St. Paul.
Houses on 13th Avenue Southeast in Southeast Como on the morning of Tuesday, March 9. Minneapolis is considering a proposal for rent stabilization.

Average rent around University saw highest increase in city, CURA study shows

Lydia Morrell, City Reporter
March 11, 2021
The study will be considered by the city as officials weigh enacting rent stabilization.
Parents of children with rare diseases share their stories for Rare Disease Day

Parents of children with rare diseases share their stories for Rare Disease Day

Izzy Teitelbaum, Campus Administration Reporter
March 8, 2021
The University of Minnesota held a virtual panel event for its ninth annual Rare Disease Day.