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All content by Charlie Bartlett

Students want more grocery options

Published May 6, 2015

Mechanical engineering freshman Sean Nykaza was expecting to learn how to become more independent when he came to the University of Minnesota.   Part of that would come from buying his own groceries...

Mike Howard, a friend of Dan Markingson's mother, holds the ashes of Markingson, who committed suicide in 2004 while enrolled in a University antipsychotic drug trial. Howard was addressing University Medical School administrators at a meeting on May 4, 2015, at the Mayo Memorial Auditorium.

Public grills health officials over research practices

Published May 5, 2015

About 100 faculty members, students and local residents gathered Monday to share their concerns about the University of Minnesota’s human subject protection program.   In the wake...

Grad assistants want a raise

Published April 30, 2015

Some University of Minnesota graduate assistants say they aren’t being fairly compensated for their contributions to the school.   While wages for graduate teaching assistants and graduate instructors...

Goldsmith will lead graduate student government in 2015-16 year

Published April 30, 2015

Nicholas Goldsmith, a third-year ecology, evolution and behavior Ph.D. student, was selected through an internal election to lead the Council of Graduate Students next school year.   Goldsmith will...

Marketing senior and Minitex employee Ben Sundem pulls books from Wilson Library on Tuesday.  Minitex loans books to libraries around the state.

Libraries face funding shortfall

Published April 22, 2015

University of Minnesota libraries are trying to be nimble and prove their value in the face of shifting funds and changing student needs.   Over the past few years, the libraries have experienced...

Undergrad student gov’t to restructure procedure

Published April 20, 2015

The University of Minnesota’s undergraduate student government is ready for an update.   Amid growing concern that it’s giving disproportionate attention to some campus issues, the Minnesota...

After split, Kroll to run new group

Published April 20, 2015

Law student Kyle Kroll was elected on Sunday to lead professional students next school year.   With the passing of a referendum to split the Graduate and Professional Student Assembly into...

Election may split GAPSA

Published April 16, 2015

Polls opened for the 2015 all-campus elections Wednesday with a ballot item that could change the structure of graduate and professional student government at the University of Minnesota.   Along...

Mayank Puri presents his chemistry doctoral dissertation to Robin Voreis on Tuesday afternoon at Coffman Union during the 2015 Doctoral Research Showcase.

Doctoral students present diverse body of research

Published April 8, 2015

After years of work, recipients of doctoral fellowships had the opportunity to share their research with the University of Minnesota community on Tuesday. Colorful posters and presentations filled Coffman...

U, tribe aim to improve Native diets

Published April 6, 2015

Health problems tied to poor diets and nutrition have persistently plagued Native American communities across the country.    To help alleviate this issue, the University of Minnesota is partnering...

MSA eyes reform for interns

Published April 1, 2015

If an unpaid intern in Minnesota were to bring forward a case of sexual harassment or discrimination, there could be a loophole in current state law that may prevent them from winning the case. The definition...

With new positions, CLA leadership restructuring

Published March 25, 2015

Come summer, the College of Liberal Arts will have a revamped leadership team. Two new associate deans will begin representing the two corridors of CLA: social sciences, and arts and humanities. Each associate...

Grad health care options may shrink

Published March 23, 2015

In an effort to cut costs, a University of Minnesota committee is recommending to remove providers included in the school’s health care plan for graduate students. Some graduate students say the...

Student-parents seek help

Published March 10, 2015

Veterinary medicine student Ashley Hall recalls with frustration the day she had to bring her 6-year-old son to class so she could take an exam. “That was not the best situation,” she said,...

GAPSA likely splitting in two

Published March 4, 2015

The plan to divide graduate and professional student bodies under two separate government groups is pushing forward. Since last semester, the Graduate and Professional Student Assembly has been considering...

Morris buildings cause accessibility debate

Published February 24, 2015

Accessing the second floor of certain University of Minnesota-Morris buildings can be a challenge. Several buildings in the mall area — the campus’ central hub — don’t have elevators. And...

Mica Grimm of Black Lives Matter Minneapolis speaks to a crowd of demonstrators outside Morril Hall on Monday afternoon, where demonstrators occupied the campus building in demand of more diversity within the University of Minnesota.

Activists take Morrill Hall

Published February 10, 2015

Authorities arrested 13 University of Minnesota students and community members on Monday night after a sit-in at Morrill Hall that lasted nearly seven hours. Campus group Whose Diversity? planned the demonstration...

Demonstration leader Tori Hong leads a crowd of protestors to the doors of Morril Hall on Monday afternoon, where campus police prevented access to the building. Demonstrators occupied the campus building in demand of more diversity within the University of Minnesota.

Students stage Morrill Hall sit-in

Published February 9, 2015

Ten to 15 University of Minnesota students staged a sit-in in President Eric Kaler’s office in Morrill Hall around noon Monday. Whose Diversity?, a group of mostly University students, put on the...

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