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University senior Nick Wiebusch  and junior Ben Kenote  each clean and repair a PlayStation  3 on Friday.  Both are employees at Gophermods, a game console and iPhone repair business started by a University student.

University student sees big profits repairing electronics

May 2, 2010

Early last year, Casey Profita was looking for another way to help pay for college. He decided to turn his pastime of buying, fixing and reselling video game consoles into a full-time business. Profita,...

Nick Leddy

Students dance their dissertations

April 25, 2010

Dancing to volcanic booms and even a hoedown, doctoral candidates and professors did something very unusual Friday evening: They performed interpretive dances of their dissertations. âÄúGonzo ScientistâÄù...

Campus celebrates Beautiful U Day

April 22, 2010

Bales of compacted recyclables towered over President Bob Bruininks as he kicked-off both the University of MinnesotaâÄôs 13th annual âÄúBeautiful U DayâÄù and Earth DayâÄôs...

Storyteller Northando Zulu tells an Anansi folktale during African Night on Saturday at Coffman Union.

Groups celebrate African culture

April 18, 2010

A group of students dressed as African Zulu warriors with shields, spears and body paint stepped up to the stage Saturday night for a performance that drew cheers from the 800-person crowd in Coffman UnionâÄôs...

Will Hutchinson plays the opening act of MSA’s Lens-a-hand, Hear-the-band concert Monday evening at Coffman Union.

MSA recognizes students’ service

April 12, 2010

Singer-songwriter Will Hutchinson opened for Mat Kearney at a private concert Monday night in the Great Hall of Coffman Union for about 600 students who logged an estimated 6,000 hours of community service...


Course teaches nutrition on a budget

April 8, 2010

On Wednesday, 10 women walked through a Cub Foods in south Minneapolis and learned about something theyâÄôd already done hundreds of times: shopping for groceries. Operation Frontline Minnesota...

Miss Black and Gold

University student crowned Miss Black and Gold 2010

March 28, 2010

Cymone Fuller was all smiles as she accepted her glittering crown and a scholarship after being named the winner of the University of MinnesotaâÄôs seventh annual Miss Black and Gold Scholarship...

U med. center president accepts job in California

March 22, 2010

The president of University of Minnesota Medical Center, Fairview, and the Amplatz ChildrenâÄôs Hospital will be âÄúreinventing himselfâÄù to serve as president at ChildrenâÄôs...

Law School Musical

March 7, 2010

More than 100 University of Minnesota law students prepared for more than 60 hours for Friday and Saturday night, but this performance wasnâÄôt by the books. The students let their creative and...

“Talentless” law students take on Shakespeare

March 5, 2010

More than 100 âÄútalentlessâÄù University of Minnesota Law School Students will perform a Shakespeare inspired musical, âÄúA Midsemester NightâÄôs Dream,âÄù this...

U student overcomes rare form of cancer

U student overcomes rare form of cancer

March 3, 2010

It was John VerlyâÄôs mother who first noticed over breakfast June 21 that something was wrong with her son. His eyes were focusing in opposite directions and he looked like he could be blind....

PR campaign targets students

February 25, 2010

A University of Minnesota public relations group is trying to help the U.S. Census Bureau increase student participation and used the voice of a state senator to make its point in a forum Wednesday afternoon....