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The Minnesota Daily

Serving the UMN community since 1900

The Minnesota Daily

All content by Becca Shrake
Invasive Black Swallow-wort plant has been identified on the grounds of the St. Paul campus. Plans for its removal have been made.

Invasive plant found in St. Paul campus garden

Published August 3, 2011

It crept silently through the garden, hiding among the vast array of shrubs. Months passed and it continued to grow larger and stronger, threatening the lives around it. The invasive black swallow-wort...

84-year-old earns diploma and isn’t yet ready to stop

Published June 22, 2011

Sitting comfortably in his apartment, Mike Lawrence stole a glance at his graduation cap sitting on his kitchen table âÄî a reminder of the ceremony that happened only a few weeks prior. Like many...

Lind Hall begins its transformation into the CSE center

Published June 15, 2011

Drilling and banging echoed from the University of MinnesotaâÄôs Lind Hall last week as renovations to its first floor commenced. The building is home to the College of Science and Engineering...

Graduate students of conservation biology Bridgette Henning, front, and Kate Wyman bike Friday near Willmar, Minn.  The group of nine students covered 444 miles in three days to raise funds in response to financial cuts made to their program.

Biking across the state for funds

Published June 8, 2011

With the wind on her back and nothing but wide-open country on either side, Jennifer Biederman biked along a county road last Friday morning just outside Willmar, Minn. — a couple hours west of the...

U Law School may need to go it alone

Published June 1, 2011

With the end of the fiscal year approaching, the University of Minnesota Law School is preparing for cuts in state funding and could soon join the small group of public law schools around the country that...

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