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The Minnesota State Capitol on Saturday, Sept. 16, 2023. The University cited necessary building repairs and lower tuition costs as justification for $45 million at their presentation to the House Higher Education Finance and Policy Committee on Thursday and the Senate Higher Education Committee on Tuesday.

UMN’s budget request focuses on restoring campus buildings

by Natasha DeLion
Published February 23, 2024
UMN requests a $500 million budget to restore buildings on campus and $45 million to minimize tuition increases.
People voting at Machine Shop on St. Anthony Main on Nov. 7, 2023.

Activists, local and state officials discuss duality of early voting

by Grace Aigner
Published February 5, 2024
A month from Super Tuesday, early voting in Minnesota is in full swing, offering a convenient voting method for constituents.
The Minnesota State Capitol on Saturday, Sept. 16, 2023. The University cited necessary building repairs and lower tuition costs as justification for $45 million at their presentation to the House Higher Education Finance and Policy Committee on Thursday and the Senate Higher Education Committee on Tuesday.

What to expect from 2024 MN Legislature

by Alexandra DeYoe
Published February 5, 2024
MN state Senators outline some of their plans for the upcoming session.
District 60 Minnesota State Sen. Kari Dziedzic (DFL) poses for a portrait in front of Folwell Hall on Thursday, Aug. 4, 2022.

Dziedzic to step down from Senate leadership

by Alex Steil
Published February 2, 2024
The announcement comes after Dziedzic says her ovarian cancer has returned.
Regent Penny Wheeler and Medical School Dean Jakub Tolar talk with their fellow task force members during a break in the Wednesday meeting.

Task force on UMN academic health convenes for final meeting

by Alex Lassiter and Olivia Hines
Published January 24, 2024
The task force voted on final recommendations for University healthcare and discussed the draft report they will be submitting to Gov. Tim Walz.
New North Dakota State University (NDSU) students are welcomed through the front gates.

NDSU announces new free tuition program for 2024-25 school year

by Alex Lassiter
Published November 21, 2023
The program will begin at the same time as Minnesota’s North Star Promise scholarship program and will cover tuition and fees for eligible students.
The budget request would be discussed in the spring legislative session.

UMN requests an additional $45 million from legislature

by Olivia Hines
Published November 15, 2023
The University of Minnesota is seeking the extra money from the state to help fund its foundational services.
Gov. Tim Walzs task force on academic health at UMN convenes at the Minnesota Dept. of Revenue Building for their second meeting.

UMN academic health task force discusses current state of Minnesota health care systems

by Alex Lassiter
Published October 12, 2023
The Wednesday meeting reviewed UMN’s five-point plan and the current state of health care systems at the University and in rural areas of the state.
Watchtower Dispensary on University Avenue, October 4th, 2023.

Local businesses look for better state cannabis leadership

by Saniah Bates
Published October 8, 2023
Erin DuPree stepped down as the state’s first director of cannabis management in September.
Construction on a new apartment building in Dinkytown on Thursday June 29, 2023.

UMN students give testimonies against Identity Dinkytown at Wednesday Senate hearing

by Grace Henrie and Amelia Roessler
Published September 18, 2023
Students testified against the apartment complex and said they should be able to get out of their leases.

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