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University student Kendall Kent applies makeup before the matinee show,

U actors reflect on Showboat experience

August 29, 2016

As this summer comes to an end, so too may the University of Minnesota’s historic Centennial Showboat performances.The showboat has been a part of the University’s theatre program since 1958, but the...

Emily O'Hara poses for portraits outside of Appleby Hall on Tuesday. O'Hara holds the position of Care Manager for the Office of Student Affairs, a relatively new position that was created to further help students in distress due to behavioral, mental or emotional problems.

Student Affairs hires new ‘care manager’

August 29, 2016

Amid student pushes for increased mental health resources, the University of Minnesota’s Office for Student Affairs added a new position focused on helping students with a wide range of issues.Emily...

MN governor credited with ‘Miracle’ dies

July 20, 2016

Wendell Anderson, a former Minnesota Governor, U.S. Senator and University of Minnesota regent and alumnus, died Sunday at the age of 83. A first-generation college student, Anderson was the son of a truck...

Law program helps inmate gain release

July 6, 2016

For Teresa Griffin, the prospect of life outside prison looked bleak. Incarcerated at 26, Griffin — who had spent nearly 30 years in federal prison  on a life sentence for cocaine trafficking...

Lean In group comes to U campus

June 29, 2016

This fall, a new leadership club hopes to plant its roots at the University of Minnesota. Sophomore nutrition major Josephine Jones founded a group called “Gophers Lean In,” meant to help create...

Electronics stolen from two campus buildings Thursday

June 22, 2016

Two University of Minnesota buildings were burglarized early last Thursday by three suspects who were recorded on campus cameras. The suspects allegedly broke into Pioneer Hall and the Education Sciences...

Online startups: cash for notes

June 22, 2016

At colleges across the country, note-sharing sites have grown in popularity — and for some, can be financially advantageous.  Online startups, such as NoteUtopia and the now defunct FlashNotes,...

Two University buildings burglarized

June 20, 2016

Two University of Minnesota buildings were burglarized early last Thursday by three suspects who were recorded on campus cameras. The suspects allegedly broke into Pioneer Hall and the Education Sciences...

University to offer three new GIS courses

June 8, 2016

In fall 2016, three new geographic information science courses will be added at the University of Minnesota, expanding the school's spatial information offerings. The University, which currently has about...

Studies: ACT scores may not be best indicator of student success

June 1, 2016

As higher education leaders weigh the use of college-entry testing, University of Minnesota research has found some tests are not representative of future academic success. Two University studies found...

University Senate debates free speech resolution

May 25, 2016

As the University of Minnesota Senate readies to consider a resolution to expand free speech protections, some students have voiced concern over its impact. The resolution — drafted by the Faculty...