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U identifies model for renewable energy

May 4, 2016

An upper Midwest utilities partnership could help integrate widespread sustainable energy in the near future.      An analysis conducted by researchers at the University of Minnesota’s...

Final season for Centenniel Showboat

April 25, 2016

The University of Minnesota announced last Monday that 60 performances of the 19th-century melodrama “Under the Gaslight” will be the theater department’s farewell shows on the school’s...

John Thull harvests grapes at the research vineyard in Excelsior, Oct. 1, 2015, to be brought to the research winery for juicing. A new kind of grape, the Itasca, is one of many varieties being cultivated in this same vineyard.

University announces new wine grape

April 20, 2016

The University of Minnesota touts a popular legacy of apple breeding, but earlier this month, the school debuted a fruit that fans can sip on.     The Itasca, a cold-hardy wine grape, will make...

Lead milker Zach Beach stands in the Dairy Cattle Teaching and Research Facility as the cows are machine milked on Tuesday.

More crops, less cash for farmers

April 13, 2016

Though 2015 was a record year for crop yields, farm incomes hit a 20-year low.     Low prices for crops hurt nearly all types of farmers this year and affected goods ranging from soybeans to...

Freshman Vishnu Arun picks up his Tapingo order at Einstein Bros. Bagels in Coffman Memorial Union's Minnesota Marketplace on Wednesday morning. Arun has been using Tapingo for a month and said that he finds the app useful.

Tapingo fails to gain momentum at U

April 7, 2016

A new app at the University of Minnesota is bringing a different meaning to “dine and dash.”     Tapingo — a food-ordering service offered by University Dining Services as of...

Demonstrators march on the tracks of the light rail through downtown Minneapolis on Saturday following a rally outside of the Hennepin Country Government Center. 
The march's route began at the Government Plaza and ended in the North Loop of Minneapolis, causing both car and light rail traffic in the process.

Protesters demand prosecution

March 28, 2016

Hundreds of protesters rallied in downtown Minneapolis Saturday, demanding the prosecution of the two officers involved in November’s fatal shooting of Jamar Clark.     Earlier this...

U target of cyber hacking

March 28, 2016

The University of Minnesota is among colleges across the country responding to a hack that caused printers to produce anti-Semitic fliers on Thursday, according to an email sent Friday to...

Chemistry professor Dr. Erin Carlson poses for a portrait in her lab on Friday. Carlson was recently awarded the Presidential Early Career Awards for Scientists and Engineers by President Barak Obama.

Innovative University chemist garners national award

March 21, 2016

Associate professor Erin Carlson is barely into her thirties and has already received a nod from President Barack Obama for her research — but with a childhood spent roaming laboratories, her thriving...

UMD responds to long-term budget balancing proposal

March 7, 2016

As it struggles with budget deficits, the University of Minnesota-Duluth is facing possible faculty lay-offs in the coming years.     Due to declining enrollment, Duluth has proposed measures...

Fulbright scholars prove successful at U

March 2, 2016

Biomedical engineering graduate Julia Brekke left her comfort zone to research cardiovascular tissue in Germany.     Brekke is one of 14 University of Minnesota students to receive Fulbright...

U.S. Bank Stadium faces a construction roadblock

February 22, 2016

Leaky gutters running along the exterior of the new U.S. Bank Stadium will increase the building project’s cost by up to $4 million, construction firm Mortenson Company said in a statement.     Repairs...

Protestors stand outside of the Humphrey School of Public Affairs on Wednesday evening, where Students for a Conservative Voice hosted an event entitled

Provocative speakers spur free speech discussion

February 18, 2016

More than 250 event-goers filled a Humphrey School of Public Affairs auditorium Wednesday to hear two provocative speakers call for the end of modern feminism — outnumbering protesters rallying...

As part of the Housing and Residential Life campaign to set aside space for students to practice mindfulness, 17th Avenue Residence Hall and Comstock Hall now offer a meditation room to residents.

Meditation rooms now open at U

February 16, 2016

For University of Minnesota students juggling assignments and social lives, or balancing budding careers with paying the bills, there’s now a space on campus where they can just breathe.     Earlier...

First Year Experience section leader Lucy Chen meets with freshman Steven King for a one-on-one check in at Goldy's Gameroom on Monday. As a freshman, Chen was encouraged by her FYE section leader to get involved with the program to help future incoming freshmen during their first year of college.

U adapts first year program

February 9, 2016

When Collin Bradley went through the College of Liberal Arts’ First Year Experience program, he said it was utter chaos.     “I went through three program assistants during this...