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Serving the UMN community since 1900

The Minnesota Daily

Serving the UMN community since 1900

The Minnesota Daily

All content by Ada Simanduyeva

Yudof reinforces ties across the Pacific

Published July 17, 2000

After two hectic weeks, six hotels, the same number of universities and numerous handshakes and banquets, University President Mark Yudof has returned to campus with a slew of new contracts with Chinese...

High gasoline prices have students fed up

Published June 30, 2000

For University student Laura Jacobi, it now costs more to drive to Rochester, where her boyfriend lives. With ongoing Congressional investigations, the question remains the same: What caused the gas prices...

Law School professor receives prestigious award

Published June 23, 2000

Daniel Farber, a University law professor and a leading constitutional and environmental law scholar, has been appointed to a McKnight Presidential Endowed Chair in Public Law. Farber has been teaching...

Law professor re-elected for U.N. human rights position

Published May 5, 2000

Before he took a course in international human rights at the University of California-Berkeley in 1968, David Weissbrodt did not know the United Nations even had a subcommission for human rights. Now,...

Students find role in society through community action

Published May 4, 2000

After his close friend passed away from leukemia, University finances sophomore Matt Horton decided he wanted to give back to community. He started tutoring at Plymouth Youth Center, where he taught students...

International students praised in Carlson School

Published May 2, 2000

As a tribute to the school's international students, Carlson School of Management's Dean David Kidwell hosted a reception to thank the students for choosing the University. Kidwell spoke to a group of...

Record settlement funds grad program

Published April 25, 2000

The windfall from last fall's landmark lawsuit settlement with Glaxo Wellcome recently established a new endowment fund that will match private gifts to the University. The 21st Century Graduate Fellowship...

Barbeque lunch celebrates spring

Published April 20, 2000

Wednesday's rain did not interfere with University Dining Services' plans of introducing spring to the Carlson School of Management's cafeteria, where the first annual UDS Spring Fling Bar-B-Que event...

Gorbachev discusses future of Russia at U event

Published April 10, 2000

Almost 10 years after The Minnesota Daily dedicated an entire issue to Soviet Union President Mikhail Gorbachev's visit, the Cold War leader returned to the University to deliver a speech about the rise...

Latin American culture celebrated at Carlson School event

Published April 5, 2000

University students from the Carlson School of Management joined international students from Latin America in sharing cultural experiences and traditions Tuesday at the Carlson School's Honeywell Auditorium. The...

Award-winning pianist boasts rich musical background

Published April 4, 2000

Throughout her 40-year career, Lydia Artymiw studied with and learned from the best classical musicians around. Now she is the one offering her knowledge to University students. In recognition of her creative...

Session covered Indo-Pakistani relations

Published March 22, 2000

The violent relations between the people of India and Pakistan during the past 50 years have resulted in several wars, and most recently, 40 people were shot dead in Kashmir. The struggle developed from...

Colorful Indian celebration greets spring, honors culture

Published March 20, 2000

An array of colorful ethnic clothes coupled with traditional dancing and singing marked the celebration of the Indian holiday Holi, which signifies the beginning of spring and the triumph of good over...

Students unite for Twin Cities AIDS ride

Published March 17, 2000

On July 10, University student Mary Ptacin will wake up early in the morning to hop on a bicycle and trek 500 miles for a special cause. She will be among nine other University students participating in...

Speaker exposes Burmese atrocities

Published March 8, 2000

The people of Myanmar, commonly called Burma, have a problem that Jeremy Woodrum wants to expose. A military regime runs the country using ethnic cleansing, slave labor and forced migration as tactics...

Women’s celebration unites, educates

Published March 6, 2000

Hoping to unite and educate women on issues facing them in the coming millennium, the Fifth Annual Celebration of International Women's Day, held Saturday at the St. Paul Student Center, provided discussions...

Caretaker’s University roots run deep

Published February 4, 2000

During the summer, his teams plant greenery that gives the University campus a natural feel in an urban setting. During the winter, his teams plow away what nature dumps on campus roads and sidewalks. Les...

Former neo-Nazi speaks against hate

Published November 11, 1999

A former neo-Nazi said he wants people to learn about hate through his experiences in a speech to more than 600 people Wednesday evening at the Bell Museum. In his speech, "Out of the Depths of Hate: Confessions...

College DFL elects board

Published October 25, 1999

Financial aid, Social Security and health care were discussed this weekend at the College Democrats of Minnesota's annual convention. About 50 students gathered Saturday to discuss these issues and to...