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UMN aims to improve health equity and accessibility by funding eight new medical projects

October 20, 2021
The Office of Discovery and Translation recently awarded funding to eight new initiatives that address health care disparities and inaccessibility across different populations.
Students and faculty march towards Morrill Hall as part of the UMN Climate Strike on Friday, Dec. 6, 2019. Those in attendance criticized the University’s policies on fossil fuel usage.

University announces plans to divest from fossil fuels

October 8, 2021
In the next five to seven years, the University will finally be completely divested from fossil fuels, as a result of several student-led efforts to push for environmental change and accountability.
University fundraiser provides financial support to campus food pantry while student groups take action to fight food insecurity on campus

University fundraiser provides financial support to campus food pantry while student groups take action to fight food insecurity on campus

October 1, 2021
The University of Minnesota joins other Big Ten universities in launching the “One Big Week” fundraiser in an effort to support the campus food pantry.
Students gather outside Cooke Hall for a UMN against Frats protest on Friday, Sept. 10.

UMN student-led movement against rape culture gains traction

September 21, 2021
UMN Against Frats, a new student group, led a protest to show solidarity with protesters at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
Walter F. Mondale Hall on Friday, Sept. 10. The University of Minnesota’s Law School announced the George Floyd Memorial Scholarship in Law in July 2020. The first recipient, Brandon Redmon, received the scholarship one year later in August 2021.

UMN student named first recipient of the George Floyd Memorial Scholarship in Law

September 15, 2021
The George Floyd Memorial Scholarship, a scholarship offered to Black law students at the University, named the first-ever recipient since its founding a year ago.
Coffman Memorial Union bustling with students on Sunday, Sept. 5. Many students have arrived on campus to see the start of the in-person school year.

University students voice their support for mask and vaccine mandates as fall approaches

September 8, 2021
Mask and vaccine requirements go into place as the University of Minnesota gears up for the fall 2021 semester, the first semester with majority in-person classes since the beginning of the pandemic.