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Izzy Teitelbaum

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The University of Minnesotas Mock Trial Association takes a picture as a team following their rounds at the national competition.

‘Midwesterner style’: UMN mock trial team places 15th in the country

Published April 29, 2021
The mock trial team placed seventh in its division at nationals on April 18.
Priscilla Hagerman, a Geography and Global Studies student at the U, is working on a national campaign for gender equality.

UMN student advocates for the UN Convention on Women to be ratified in surrounding cities

Published March 31, 2021
During her time interning at World Without Genocide, Priscilla Hagerman has been working on a national campaign for gender equality.
These synthetic heart valves can be used for those with congenital heart defects (CHDs), the most common type of birth defect, affecting about 40,000 babies in the United States each year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

UMN-developed synthetic heart valve shows promise after growing with several animal recipients

Published March 29, 2021
This new heart valve technology — which can grow with the recipient — was deemed successful in three out of seven lambs tested in a yearlong trial.
UMN professor teaches how to “spring clean” the mind of negativity using Tibetan medicine

UMN professor teaches how to “spring clean” the mind of negativity using Tibetan medicine

Published March 24, 2021
University of Minnesota professor Dr. Miriam Cameron suggests individuals use spring to cleanse their brain in her course on Tibetan medicine.
Musab Hussein, a Carlson School of Management student, was denied access to a laptop rental in early March.

‘I’ve never really felt like I belong’: Carlson student says staff member racially profiled him

Published March 23, 2021
An employee at the Hanson Hall lab denied Musab Hussein a laptop rental, gave him and his brother the middle finger and called security on them on March 1.
UMN researchers discuss new ethical dilemmas during the pandemic

UMN researchers discuss new ethical dilemmas during the pandemic

Published March 19, 2021
The University’s sixth annual Research Ethics Week, which ran from March 1 to March 5, focused on adapting to COVID-19’s effects on research.
Parents of children with rare diseases share their stories for Rare Disease Day

Parents of children with rare diseases share their stories for Rare Disease Day

Published March 8, 2021
The University of Minnesota held a virtual panel event for its ninth annual Rare Disease Day.
The site of Royal Cigar and Tobacco in Dinkytown on Wednesday, Feb 17. Dr. Dana Carroll, an assistant professor in the Division of Environmental Health and Sciences, is working with native communities to make a smoking cessation program.

UMN researcher collaborates with American Indian tribes working toward smoking cessation

Published February 25, 2021
Dr. Dana Carroll and American Indian tribes collaborate to create a five-week, culturally tailored smoking cessation program.
Minnesota State Capitol in St. Paul on Friday, June 13, 2020. (Minnesota Daily / Jasmin Kemp)

State higher education committees recommend eight candidates for regent elections

Published February 25, 2021
Four of the 12 Board of Regents seats at the University of Minnesota are up for election this year.
‘Disorders of disconnect’: How the pandemic affects students with eating disorders

‘Disorders of disconnect’: How the pandemic affects students with eating disorders

Published February 14, 2021
The pandemic has intensified challenges for students managing eating disorders.
Boynton Health pictured on Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020.

Boynton sees a 25% dip in new mental health patients during pandemic

Published January 24, 2021
Some say the difficulty of connecting with a counselor online may be contributing to the decrease.
An empty lot stands across from the Cargill building, on the Universitys St. Paul campus, on Monday, Oct. 19.  The lot will be the site of the proposed Microbial Cell Production Facility.

Regents take next steps on BioMADE collaboration

Published January 9, 2021
The University projects that the partnership will result in a net cash flow of about $270,000 during the initial five-year period.
University faces $166 million deficit, extends employee furloughs and pay cuts

University faces $166 million deficit, extends employee furloughs and pay cuts

Published December 16, 2020
The University of Minnesota is extending pay reductions and furloughs into June 2021, due to an expected budget shortfall of around $166 million.
How reporting COVID-19 violations works at the U

How reporting COVID-19 violations works at the U

Published December 15, 2020
Policies, and consequences, may vary depending on whether students are subject to University housing rules, just the Student Conduct Code, or are part of Greek life.