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7:47 a.m. A flock of turkeys huddle in front of Pioneer Hall.

2022 Day in the Life: April 29

by Minnesota Daily Multimedia Staff
Published May 2, 2022
The Minnesota Daily’s Multimedia Team spent 24 straight hours documenting the University of Minnesota’s campus community. From turkeys to juggling on rollerblades, here's what we found.
Joe Biden speaks at the memorial service for former Vice President Walter Frederick “Fritz” Mondale held Sunday.

University hosts Walter Mondale memorial service; Biden recollects

by Alex Steil
Published May 1, 2022
The University hosted former Vice President Walter Mondale’s memorial service on Sunday, with President Joe Biden, Gov. Tim Walz and Senators Amy Klobuchar and Tina Smith in attendance with University faculty and Mondale relatives.
Parker Fox, courtesy of Gopher Athletics.

UMN announces programs to benefit student athletes

by Gillian Haveman
Published April 29, 2022
The University will begin compensating student athletes for good grades and assisting students with name, image and likeness endorsements started in fall 2022.
UMN begins curriculum review, holds forums for students and faculty

UMN begins curriculum review, holds forums for students and faculty

by Gabrielle Lombard
Published April 27, 2022
The Core Curriculum 2025 Committee will review and potentially update the University’s curriculum based on feedback from stakeholders.
UMN Board of Regents sells $500 million of bonds

UMN Board of Regents sells $500 million of bonds

by Maia Irvin and Gabrielle Lombard
Published April 27, 2022
The bonds would allow the University to save money while spending money on capital projects like renovating buildings on campus.
Members of the UMN Interfaith and Culture Student Association discuss on Thursday, April 14. The Interfaith and Culture Student Association is hosting a weekly book club, reading “Secrets of Divine Love” by A. Helwa.

UMN student group showcases the nation’s increasing religious pluralism

by Claire Nelson
Published April 26, 2022
For the first time in 30 years, Ramadan, Passover and Lent overlap. A UMN student group hosts a book club that aims to “find common ground in our mutual longing for God.”
Walter F. Mondale Hall on Friday, Sept. 10, 2021.

UMN students, faculty react to Ketanji Brown Jackson’s Supreme Court confirmation

by Gillian Haveman
Published April 24, 2022
Several law students express joy and pride about Judge Jackson being the first Black woman to be confirmed to the Supreme Court, and her accomplishments and qualifications.
University lifts mask mandates on transit services

University lifts mask mandates on transit services

by Devlin Epding
Published April 20, 2022
The updated policy follows federal changes to public transportation masking requirements.
University of Minnesota President Joan Gabel fields questions from the Minnesota Daily in her office on Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2020.

Gabel discusses UMN bus crash at Acadia, $900 million budget request

by Maia Irvin
Published April 19, 2022
Gabel also discussed the University’s updated face mask requirements and plans for the future.
Two referendums on the UMN campus election ballot pass

Two referendums on the UMN campus election ballot pass

by Madison Roth
Published April 15, 2022
The Fight for $15 and CPAC referendums have passed in UMN campus elections.