The Minnesota Daily

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Design center may get $30,000

May 31, 1996

The Hennepin County Board of Commissioners will vote next week on a resolution that could see the University's Design Center for American Urban Landscape receive $30,120. The design center studies urban...

Construction makes parts of library off limits

May 31, 1996

Students looking to study in Wilson Library during finals week might find some areas and books inaccessible as workers install sprinklers. "It definitely needs to be done," said Anna McDonagh of Facilities...

Former magazine editor is named architecture dean

May 30, 1996

A former editor of Progressive Architecture and Building Renovation magazines will take over as dean of the University's College of Architecture and Landscape Architecture, University officials announced...

Grad student’s award fosters art education

May 24, 1996

A University graduate student has been awarded $12,500 to complete her doctoral dissertation. Patricia Rogers is one of eight scholars from the United States and Canada to receive money from the Getty...

U planes will be grounded

May 22, 1996

University Flight Services will be discontinued this summer and replaced by outside charter companies. A letter from Senior Vice President JoAnne Jackson said in light of funding shortages and the upcoming...

Departing V.P. faults University leadership

May 17, 1996

When Sue Markham, the associate vice president for Facilities Management, informed the Board of Regents she would resign in June, she said it was for personal reasons. But in the same letter, she wrote...

The Higher Educ…

May 15, 1996

The Higher Education Omnibus Appropriations Bill, in addition to setting the biennial budget for the University, also sets up a back-up fund of $5 million. The money is to be released in $1 million increments...

U’s state funds may decrease

May 15, 1996

University President Nils Hasselmo recently told the University Senate that he foresees less state funding for the University in 1998-99 than in the past two years. But a key member of the Legislature's...

U computers need upgrade

May 14, 1996

The University is gearing up to spend nearly $8 million to upgrade a computer system that currently cannot recognize the coming millennium or the impending conversion from quarters to semesters. "The...

U files claim for Piper Jaffray losses

May 10, 1996

The Board of Regents has authorized University attorneys to proceed with an arbitration claim against Piper Jaffray Cos. to recover about $13 million the University lost in investments in 1994. The claim...

Theater to be tuned up for maintenance crew

May 8, 1996

Plans are underway at Facilities Management to convert an old theater in Scott Hall into storage space for the maintenance department. The theater served as an outlet for the School of Music's opera productions...

Mobile office to let campus voice political concerns

May 8, 1996

The mobile office of Rep. Martin Sabo, D-Minn., will visit Coffman Memorial Union on Thursday, although the congressman himself won't be there. The visit -- to address concerns and questions about federal...