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The University of Minnesota PAWS program expanded its hours for the summer session. PAWS Program Assistant McKenna Adler, who studies Animal Science at the University, pets Andy the dog at Boynton Health Services on Thursday, June 15, 2017

Pet Away Worry and Stress expands to summer

June 20, 2017

On Wednesday, the University of Minnesota’s Pet Away Worry and Stress initiative opened over the summer for the first time.Students, staff and community members were able to spend the afternoon with...

Marchers protesting the Philando Castile verdict sit at Warehouse District light rail station in Minneapolis Saturday night.

Second day of Philando Castile protests continue in downtown Minneapolis

June 18, 2017

A gathering and march ensued in downtown Minneapolis Saturday in response to the not guilty verdict for the St. Anthony police officer who fatally shot Philando Castille.About 150 people met on the rainy...

8th Street SE is partially closed for construction on Monday, June 12, 2017. The University's Center for Transportation Studies is working on a new app that uses Bluetooth to alert drivers about nearby construction and bikers.

UMN-designed app aims to increase work-zone safety

June 13, 2017

A new smartphone app made at the University of Minnesota aims to decrease construction zone crashes.The app, Workzone Alert, delivers in-vehicle alerts to drivers in construction work zones through Bluetooth....

Graphic design alumna Chelsea Brink poses for a portrait outside her Northeast Minneapolis apartment Wednesday, June 7, 2017. Brink, who is a freelance designer and art director for brands like Bad Larry's Cold Hard Coffee, does  most of her work from home.

UMN alumna gives shape to “she persisted” movement

June 9, 2017

In a heated February exchange, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell enacted a vote to silence Sen. Elizabeth Warren. His explanation for the move soon became a mantra: “Nevertheless, she persisted.”The...

Boynton Health Services, which renovated it's mental health clinic and moved it to the first floor, is seen on Monday, June 5, 2017.

Boynton expands mental health clinic

June 6, 2017

Boynton Health recently underwent a costly renovation to expand its mental health clinic.The approximately $260,000 revamp opens a new 5,237 square foot space for patients and staff on the first floor...

Graduate student and Nutritious U founder Rebecca Leighton poses for a portrait outside the garden plot on St. Paul campus on Thursday, May 25. The food grown from the garden will be donated to a local food shelf.

Nutritious U Food Pantry plants the seeds for fall

May 30, 2017

Max Lettenberger plucked weeds from the ground Thursday in the warm May sun.Lettenberger was working in Nutritious U Food Pantry’s new garden plot, which started this month and will provide one-third...