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Regent Patricia Simmons speaks during a Board of Regents meeting on July 8, 2015. Simmons announced her resignation from the Board on Wednesday.

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Regent Patricia Simmons speaks during a Board of Regents meeting on July 8, 2015. Simmons announced her resignation from the Board on Wednesday.

Regent Patricia Simmons speaks during a Board of Regents meeting on July 8, 2015.

[Photo] University Regent Patricia Simmons resigns

March 7, 2018

Regent Patricia Simmons speaks during a Board of Regents meeting on July 8, 2015.

Brooks Jackson, vice president for Health Sciences and dean of the UMN Medical School, discuses long-term goals for health sciences facility upgrades at a Board of Regents meeting on July 8, 2015.

[Photo] UMN Medical School dean eyed for University of Iowa job

October 9, 2017

Brooks Jackson, vice president for Health Sciences and dean of the UMN Medical School, discuses long-term goals for health sciences facility upgrades at a Board of Regents meeting on July 8, 2015.

New University faculty member Linda Frizzell poses in front of the School of Public Health's dean office on Monday. Frizzell is implementing a program that will educate public health students on the different needs of Native American tribes and rural communities when making healthcare policies.

[Photo] Classes focus on native communities

August 5, 2015

New University faculty member Linda Frizzell poses in front of the School of Public Health's dean office on Monday. Frizzell is implementing a program that will educate public health students on the different...

One Stop employee Rebecca Kroening helps two guests in Bruininks Hall on Thursday. This fall, One Stop will begin providing a new service where students can receive advice on personal finance.

[Photo] One Stop adds personal finance options

July 29, 2015

One Stop employee Rebecca Kroening helps two guests in Bruininks Hall on Thursday. This fall, One Stop will begin providing a new service where students can receive advice on personal finance.

University president Eric Kaler sits in his office in Morrill Hall on Friday.

[Photo] Kaler discusses consent policy, tuition

July 22, 2015

University president Eric Kaler sits in his office in Morrill Hall on Friday.

Norwood Teague, Director of Intercollegiate Athletics, speaks about Title lX at Board of Regents meeting on Wednesday, July 8. The U.S. Department of Education's Office of Civil Rights is currently investigating the University's compliance with Title lX.

[Photo] Sports equity discussions reach Board of Regents Legislators, emergency planners seek oil plan

July 15, 2015

Norwood Teague, Director of Intercollegiate Athletics, speaks about Title lX at Board of Regents meeting on Wednesday, July 8. The U.S. Department of Education's Office of Civil Rights is currently investigating...

Brooks Jackson, Vice President for Health Sciences and Dean of the Medical School, discuses long-term goals for health sciences facility upgrades at Board of Regents meeting on Wednesday, July 8. The University has been exploring options and setting goals for building upgrades in the health sciences buildings and in Superblock residential halls.

[Photo] Superblock tops health expansion

July 15, 2015

Brooks Jackson, Vice President for Health Sciences and Dean of the Medical School, discuses long-term goals for health sciences facility upgrades at Board of Regents meeting on Wednesday, July 8. The University...

Dan Rodriguez performs at Cities97 Oake on the Water at Maynards on Thursday, July 9. Oake on the Water, a summer concert series, takes place at various lakeside restaurants from May through August.

[Photo] Dan Rodriguez to play at Rock the Cause

July 15, 2015

Dan Rodriguez performs at Cities97 Oake on the Water at Maynards on Thursday, July 9. Oake on the Water, a summer concert series, takes place at various lakeside restaurants from May through August.

Murkury, a local Minneapolis experimental electro-soul band, poses for group shot at Jazz Central Studios on Monday evening.

[Photo] Murkury in retrograde

July 14, 2015

Murkury, a local Minneapolis experimental electro-soul band, poses for group shot at Jazz Central Studios on Monday evening.

Crunchy Kids pose for a group portrait outside their rehearsal space on Sunday. The band is currently in the works of producing a new album.

[Photo] Grimy, grungy Crunchy Kids

July 8, 2015

Crunchy Kids pose for a group portrait outside their rehearsal space on Sunday. The band is currently in the works of producing a new album.

Parvakar Roy hands over drone to Graduate Student Nikolaos Stefas at University Arboretum on last Wednesday. A University group of undergraduates, graduates, and professors is in the process of developing a drone with the capability of aiding farmers by giving them information about their crops.

[Photo] Agriculture’s high-tech future

July 8, 2015

Parvakar Roy hands over drone to Graduate Student Nikolaos Stefas at University Arboretum on last Wednesday. A University group of undergraduates, graduates, and professors is in the process of developing...

Pedestrians pass by Restaurant Alma on a Monday afternoon. Restaurant chef Alex Roberts is working with City Council member Jacob Frey to change current zoning codes to repurpose the newly acquired space to create a coffee shop and a small boutique hotel named The Inn at Alma.

[Photo] City council rethinks hotel ordinances

July 8, 2015

Pedestrians pass by Restaurant Alma on a Monday afternoon. Restaurant chef Alex Roberts is working with City Council member Jacob Frey to change current zoning codes to repurpose the newly acquired space...

A bartender at Saint Dinette takes customers' orders on Thursday evening. The new restaurant recently opened in the Lowertown neighborhood of St. Paul.

[Photo] When the saints go marching in

July 1, 2015

A bartender at Saint Dinette takes customers' orders on Thursday evening. The new restaurant recently opened in the Lowertown neighborhood of St. Paul.

A. Pietig Concrete workers, Amaro and Ernesto Lima, work on constructing the foundation of a new patio at Library Bar in Dinkytown on Saturday. The new patio will be one of the largest in Minneapolis.

[Photo] Library Bar to unveil patio

July 1, 2015

A. Pietig Concrete workers, Amaro and Ernesto Lima, work on constructing the foundation of a new patio at Library Bar in Dinkytown on Saturday. The new patio will be one of the largest in Minneapolis.

(left to right) Jack Sadek, Brent Gates Jr. and Tom Novak pose in Mariucci Arena on Monday. The Minnesota Gophers trio was drafted into the NHL on Saturday with Sadek going to the Minnesota Wild, Gates to the Anaheim Ducks and Novak to the Nashville Predators.

[Photo] Three Gophers freshmen drafted to NHL

July 1, 2015

(left to right) Jack Sadek, Brent Gates Jr. and Tom Novak pose in Mariucci Arena on Monday. The Minnesota Gophers trio was drafted into the NHL on Saturday with Sadek going to the Minnesota Wild, Gates...

On the East Bank campus, Pleasant Street undergoes renovation as workers make progress with construction on Monday afternoon. The project aims to widen the street to allow for safer bike lanes and pedestrian crossings, due for completion in September 2015.

[Photo] Pleasant St. to be revamped

June 10, 2015

On the East Bank campus, Pleasant Street undergoes renovation as workers make progress with construction on Monday afternoon. The project aims to widen the street to allow for safer bike lanes and pedestrian...

Graduate student Will Lakey glues together sections of an art piece at Regis Art Center on Tuesday morning for the upcoming art festival Northern Spark. Northrop Auditorium will be hosting the all-night arts festival on June 14.

[Photo] Sparking students’ curiosity

June 10, 2015

Graduate student Will Lakey glues together sections of an art piece at Regis Art Center on Tuesday morning for the upcoming art festival Northern Spark. Northrop Auditorium will be hosting the all-night...

Muhammad Jiwa and Ruhel Islam speak outside of Gandhi Mahal Restaurant on Thursday afternoon. Members of Minnesota Interfaith Power & Light have been working with communities of many different religious backgrounds to discuss the topic of climate change.

[Photo] Bridging faith and sustainability

June 10, 2015

Muhammad Jiwa and Ruhel Islam speak outside of Gandhi Mahal Restaurant on Thursday afternoon. Members of Minnesota Interfaith Power & Light have been working with communities of many different religious...

Professor Larry Wackett explains the usage of large-scale laboratory equipment on Friday. University labs have become more commercialized, bridging the gap between research and real-world applications.

[Photo] University to invest in startup companies

May 27, 2015

Professor Larry Wackett explains the usage of large-scale laboratory equipment on Friday. University labs have become more commercialized, bridging the gap between research and real-world applications....

Cooks prepare food at recently opened Nighthawks Diner in South Minneapolis on a Thursday evening.

[Photo] Nighthawks at the diner

May 27, 2015

Cooks prepare food at recently opened Nighthawks Diner in South Minneapolis on a Thursday evening.