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Fashion exhibit commemorates college’s centennial

April 7, 1999

The Goldstein Gallery recently received gifts totaling $14,000 from two local retailers to help fund the "Fashion for the Millennium" exhibit. The exhibit is part of the College of Human Ecology's centennial...

Worth writing about: former

April 1, 1999

The University libraries received their largest private donation of books Wednesday, gaining more than 11,000 from Elmer Andersen, former governor and former chairman of the Board of Regents. Movers emptied...

Crime prevention concerns smoke hemp bill in House

April 1, 1999

The Crime Prevention Committee in the state House of Representatives killed a bill that might have allowed the University to grow industrial hemp. The committee voted down the bill 10-7 on Tuesday amid...

Minnesota’s dope idea: U could

March 30, 1999

Legislators sat around a table late into the evening passing around a bag of hemp -- hemp chips, that is. Legislators in the House Agriculture Committee were debating the merits of a bill that would allow...

Speaker says loss

March 8, 1999

Loss of muscle mass has been thought of as a hard reality of growing old. But Dr. William Evans, a researcher in geriatrics, said this loss can be reduced. Evans spoke at the Food Science and Nutrition...

Women’s Day event examines

March 8, 1999

Dancing, pounding her bare feet on the hollow stage to the spiritual song, "I'm gonna stay on the battlefield," Ananya Chatterjea portrayed the rage of rape, and its aftermath when it goes unpunished. The...

U colleges support

March 8, 1999

In a greenhouse on the St. Paul campus kids are planting the seeds that will soon be 4-foot long flowers hanging from stands across the metro area. The program is called Kids, Education, the Environment...

The secret? It’s not the cows: University

March 4, 1999

Along with booze, guns and cigarettes, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms will soon be regulating ice cream, thanks to one University researcher. Ice Cream Bar Inc., along with University food...

Center offers Scandinavian opportunities

March 3, 1999

Rather than go through the University for her office furniture, Susan Larson ordered her new office furniture through a Swedish manufacturer. This is one of the small things Larson, executive director...

Farm workers encourage

February 25, 1999

An Oregon farm workers' union is trying to recruit University students to boycott the Gardenburger, a vegetarian menu item offered by University Dining Services. The union -- Northwest Treeplanters &...

Regent’s dual

February 22, 1999

A pink feather boa frames the computer monitor in University Regent Michael O'Keefe's downtown office, and a Jimi Hendrix t-shirt sits on his desk -- gifts from friends helping the regent to dress like...

U balks at city’s

February 22, 1999

City officials planning on University contributions for a campus bike path are out of luck. The chairman of the Minneapolis Bicycle Advisory Committee wants the University to contribute 20 percent of the...

St. Paul Student Center

February 22, 1999

The St. Paul Student Center sits back slightly from Buford Avenue, tucked behind a large flowerbed and trees. Two stories high, it squats discreetly into the ground, blending quietly into a quiet campus. On...

Faculty criticize

February 15, 1999

While food service provider Aramark Corp. did what the University asked of it one year ago -- turn debt into profit -- faculty and staff are not satisfied with the quality and prices of food. A survey...

Amended parking rules stir protest

February 12, 1999

The recent extension of parking enforcement hours on the St. Paul campus has student groups up in arms, claiming that although they're the ones most affected, they didn't give their consent to the Jan....

Professor

February 11, 1999

After helping feed NASA astronauts in the 1960s, Ted Labuza is using his most recent patent to help feed those of us stuck on Earth. Grocery shoppers can use Labuza's invention, a sticker sensitive to...

Legislators, environmentalists

February 4, 1999

The huge responsibility of bringing together the scattered interest groups of Minnesota's environment lies with a 14-member council housed in a small office on the St. Paul campus. The group of loggers,...

U joins team to aid hog producers

February 2, 1999

With hog prices at the bottom of the bucket, the University has formed a relationship with hog producers to provide financial assistance, marketing guidance or just entertainment. The University Swine...

Ins and outs of taxes could

January 27, 1999

Third-year law student David Fuller is working an unpaid internship through a clinical Law School class. With a wife and two kids, tuition expenses and no income, tax season can be one of the few profitable...

Regents’ professor speaks about next 50

January 26, 1999

Problems like global warming, pest management, population increases and soil erosion will likely be manageable in the next 50 years, said Regents' Professor Vernon Ruttan on Monday. But he cautioned that...

Prof discusses monitoring

January 20, 1999

Using the example of the formerly popular, but now defunct diet pill combination fenfluramine and phentermine, assistant professor Richard Kingston spoke Tuesday about how nutritional supplement nightmares...

Overhaul adds

January 19, 1999

About 200 parking contracts for students on the St. Paul campus become available today from Parking and Transportation Services. The contracts are part of a broad parking program that will take effect...

Campus fair promotes student involvement

January 14, 1999

An iMac computer was one of the rewards available for students who attended the Community Service Fair on the St. Paul campus Wednesday. The other rewards -- such as volunteering -- were more prevalent...

Researchers uncover immune-boosting fiber

January 7, 1999

During a three-month study testing the effectiveness of a little-known fiber supplement, a team of University researchers discovered the supplement's ability to boost human immune function -- better than...

Steam leak disrupts classes

December 1, 1998

A leak from a 12-foot pipe on the roof of the Tate Lab of Physics produced a three-story plume of steam and a powerful noise resembling a steam whistle Monday morning, according to eye witnesses. The plume...

Gateway project

November 28, 1998

Hanging from scaffolding and frothing at the mouth while shouting obscenities down upon the crowd about tuition increases, a University student made his protest of the University Gateway building. "Where...

Controversial timber sale postponed

November 25, 1998

A controversial timber sale in north central Minnesota has been delayed while two University fish and wildlife scientists conduct research that may help mediate the controversy. This postponement marks...

Parking issues dominate

November 5, 1998

For more than 23 years, the Maya Market has sold its woolen goods in a small, apartment-like store above 14th Avenue Southeast in Dinkytown, urging pedestrians into the store with a simple index finger...

Royalty candidates come from slew of campus organizations

October 19, 1998

After selling buttons for the afternoon to raise money for Homecoming, more than 30 royalty candidates filled a section of bleachers in the Sports Pavilion on Friday night to show their support for the...

Honors program good for grades, adds to social life

October 15, 1998

They don't carry membership cards or walk around in groups together, but the collection of 32 freshmen in Bailey Hall do share one binding feature: good grades. The students are all part of a new organization...

Solemn epitaph lends

January 12, 1998

A piece of University history is living on in the basement of Willey Hall this month in the retrospective art exhibit of a former graduate student who died almost two years ago. The Catherine E. Nash Gallery...