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The Minnesota Daily

Serving the UMN community since 1900

The Minnesota Daily


A pedestrian walks by the International Student and Scholar Services center on West Bank on Tuesday, Feb. 4.

Training on international students accelerates for graduate school staff

by Niamh Coomey
Published February 6, 2020
The training will teach basics about visas, as well as communication strategies for working with international graduate students.

Jailed UMN international student released

by Jasmin Kemp
Published January 26, 2020
The 20-year-old was arrested for tweets he posted while studying in the United States.

Jailed UMN international student released, per report

by Jasmine Snow
Published January 24, 2020
The student was arrested in his native China after posting tweets critical of the Chinese government while studying at the University.

UMN international student detained in China for social media posts

by Jasmine Snow
Published January 23, 2020
20-year-old Daiqing Luo was sentenced to six months in prison, according to a report.
Speaker Sheila Rahimi addresses the congregation at a memorial for Ukraine flight 752 in John T. Tate Hall on Wednesday, Jan. 15.  The flight was mistakenly shot down by Iranian missiles on Jan. 8, leading to the deaths of all 176 passengers. (Kamaan Richards / Minnesota Daily)

Iranian community on campus copes with escalating tensions, plane crash

by Farrah Mina and Jiang Li
Published January 20, 2020
Recent events have left many in the Iranian community shaken.
Sarah Mai

Student loans can prove less accessible for international students

by Jasmine Snow
Published November 7, 2019
Private companies' interest rates for international student loans can be much higher than U.S. federal counterparts.
Hailee Schievelbein

First-ever international dance festival comes to Twin Cities

by Ksenia Gorinshteyn
Published November 4, 2019
The “Bailame Dance Festival” will run from Nov. 8-11 at the Crowne Plaza Minneapolis West.
Morgan La Casse

Federal case aiming to halt international students from post-graduation work met with discontent at UMN

by Jiang Li
Published October 23, 2019
Many University of Minnesota students say they are upset with the proposed changes to the Optional Practical Training program.
Dr. Barbara Kappler, director and assistant dean for International Student and Scholars Services, poses for a portrait in the Humphrey School of Public Affairs on Tuesday, Oct. 8. 

UMN international student enrollment sees significant increase

by Jiang Li
Published October 10, 2019
After substantially dropping from 2017 to 2018, the number of freshmen living in a foreign country when they applied to the U increased 63 percent from 2018 to 2019.
Alisa Eland, associate director for counseling and advising at International Student and Scholar Services, poses for a portrait in the Humphrey School of Public Affairs on Monday, Sept. 30.

‘Let’s Talk’ counseling program expands, increasing accessibility to international, domestic students

by Gwiwon Jason Nam
Published October 3, 2019
Let's Talk provides informal counseling to University students at various locations around campus.

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