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Bereavement policy may receive update

September 30, 2015

A University of Minnesota Senate committee is deliberating a policy change that would define how many days students get off when a relative dies.   The changes, which the Minnesota Student Association...

Council of Graduate Students president Nicholas Goldsmith leads the general assembly meeting of COGs on Thursday, September 24.

COGS still regrouping after recent split

September 28, 2015

The graduate student government is still adjusting to its independent status at the University of Minnesota.   At its first meeting of the year Thursday, the Council of Graduate Students discussed...

President of Professional Student Government Kyle Kroll speaks at the first Congress meeting of the year in Coffman Memorial Union on Tuesday. Kroll was recently elected to the position and delivered his first State of the Union address to current members.

New student gov. kicks off

September 23, 2015

The first congress of the newly created Professional Student Government assembled at Coffman Union on Tuesday.    The group, which formed after the old governing body for graduate and professional...

Budweiser owner aims to purchase largest competitor

September 19, 2015

Anheuser-Busch InBev, owner of Budwieser, announced Wednesday it wants to purchase its largest competitor, SABMiller.   CNN Money reported that if the merge went through, the resulting company would...

Speaker of the Forum, Junior William Damman, kicks off MSA's first meeting of the school year on Tuesday evening.

MSA ups leaders’ stipends

September 16, 2015

The Minnesota Student Association voted Tuesday to increase staff stipends following concerns that members weren’t being paid enough.   At its first meeting of the semester, the undergraduate...

East Bank to play home to new U track facilities

September 14, 2015

The University of Minnesota’s East Bank campus will host the school’s new track and field facilities, interim athletics director Beth Goetz announced at a Board of Regents committee meeting...

COGS wants more grad career services

September 10, 2015

Graduate students at the University of Minnesota could soon expect better resources to help them find jobs outside of academia.   To combat a disparity in career services offered to graduate students...

Affirmative consent arrives at U

September 8, 2015

The University of Minnesota’s new affirmative consent policy kicked off in time for Welcome Week, even after University of Minnesota regents requested a delay of its implementation this summer.   University...