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Volunteers Amber Chang, left, and Merri Bonde, right, prepare the Nutritious U Food Pantry to open in Coffman Union on Tuesday, Oct. 29.

New UMN research to find strategies to fight food insecurity on college campuses

October 31, 2019

New University of Minnesota research aims to find effective strategies to reduce the number of low-income students who are food insecure. Melissa Laska, a professor in the School of Public Health, is beginning...

Morgan La Casse

Stabbing reported on light rail near campus

October 28, 2019

A stabbing occurred on a westbound Green Line train before arriving at the East Bank Station around 5 p.m. on Sunday, according to Metro Transit officials. The suspect, an adult male, stabbed a male victim...

Justice Elena Kagan speaks in Northrop Auditorium as part of the 2019 Stein Lecture on Monday, Oct 21.

Supreme Court Justice Kagan visits UMN, speaks on gender diversity of the court

October 22, 2019

United States Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan spoke at the University of Minnesota Monday, where she discussed topics including her past experiences, diversity and female representation on the court. Kagan...

Hailee Schievelbein

New projects aim to improve relations between surrounding communities and CLA

October 15, 2019

The College of Liberal Arts is piloting five projects this fall that aim to improve the college’s relationships with nearby communities. The projects are part of the college's Liberal Arts Engagement...

Morgan La Casse

Institute on the Environment releases statewide strategic plan

October 11, 2019

The Institute on the Environment at the University of Minnesota announced a strategic plan that aims to decarbonize Minnesota, ensure safe drinking water statewide and ensure sustainable land use. The...

Morgan La Casse

UMN-developed protein that fights blood disorders to be tested on humans

October 3, 2019

Human clinical trials are now open for a protein that University of Minnesota researchers developed to fight a type of leukemia.  The protein, called tri-specific natural killer engagers, or TriKE,...

Ganebik Johnson wears a virtual reality headset and attempts to steer a canoe at the “Navigating Indigenous Futures” event on Thursday, Sept. 19, 2019.

Using canoes and virtual reality, local project explores Indigenous traditions

September 20, 2019

Researchers at the University of Minnesota developed a virtual reality canoe simulator as part of a larger project that aims to revitalize cultural Indigenous traditions.  Professors Vicente Diaz...

Minneapolis City Council approved a bid to improve Fire Station 7 at their Friday meeting. Fire Station 7, located in the Cedar-Riverside neighborhood, was built in 1962 and hasn't been improved in 20 years.

Fire reported at TCF Bank Stadium

September 15, 2019

A fire occurred on the roof of TCF Bank Stadium Saturday evening, according to officials. A call was made to the Minneapolis Fire Department at about 6 p.m., Acting Chief 5 Matt Keith from the Minneapolis...

Professor Enid Logan poses for a portrait in her home in St. Paul on Thursday, Sept. 12.

UMN professor to research Native Americans through sociology

September 14, 2019

This fall, a professor at the University of Minnesota is switching her focus from African and African American studies to American Indian racialization, an area of research that hasn’t been heavily explored. Enid...

Ambar Nayate and Brian Dawley chats in the conference room of Shumaker & Sieffert, P.A. on Thursday, Aug. 29.

As law course’s founding professors step down, two former students take their place

September 5, 2019

Eighteen years ago, two professors at the University of Minnesota Law School created a new course on patent prosecution. Now, two of their former students are taking their place. As adjunct professors...