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The Minnesota Daily


Author, Professor and Director of the Washington Institute for Near East Policy Project on the Middle East Peace Process David Makovsky poses for portraits at the University of Minnesota Hillel building on Tuesday before speaking at the Humphrey School of Public Affairs.

MN Daily Q&A: David Makovsky

by Brian Edwards
Published February 3, 2016
Makovsky is a Middle East expert and former adviser to Secretary of State John Kerry.

Paris climate talks begin

by Eliana Schreiber
Published December 8, 2015

Following climate talks in Minneapolis last month, the University of Minnesota sent a 10-person delegation to Paris to join thousands of others in discussing global climate change.   In the Paris...

Tuition revenue down at University, nationwide

by Hannah Weikel
Published December 1, 2015
A study shows that tuition revenue is less than it has been in the past decade.

Students in France safe after terrorist attacks

by Eliana Schreiber
Published November 17, 2015
Members of the U community also held a vigil on Sunday evening.
University alumnus Shezanne Cassim was held in a maximum-security prison in the United Arab Emirates for nine months after posting a YouTube video that satirized teenage life in Dubai.

Former U student seeking UAE pardon

by Benjamin Farniok
Published November 3, 2015
A call campaign seeks restitution along with exoneration for U alumnus.

Former U student faces charges abroad

by Nick Wicker
Published October 13, 2015
Anthony Kwan was arrested in Thailand in August for carrying a bulletproof vest.

Students, faculty safe from quake

by Logan Wroge
Published May 5, 2015

University of Minnesota students and faculty members on a semester-long study abroad trip were safely evacuated from Nepal Saturday evening after a massive earthquake devastated the country on...

After split, Kroll to run new group

by Charlie Bartlett
Published April 20, 2015

Law student Kyle Kroll was elected on Sunday to lead professional students next school year.   With the passing of a referendum to split the Graduate and Professional Student Assembly into...

Social media fueled research could help protect the environment

by Allison Kronberg
Published April 7, 2015

From an Instagram photo of an awe-inspiring hike through the Rocky Mountains to a tweet recommending a peaceful camping spot by the Boundary Waters, social media outlets have become popular ways for many...

Global warming slowed, but not for long

by Allison Kronberg
Published March 11, 2015
Research reports that natural processes have caused warming to slow recently.

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