The Minnesota Daily

All content by Juliette Crane

Local artists utilize public space on campus for Weisman art project

September 11, 2000

Students can expect to see theatrical performances at the firing range, receive parking tickets with secret messages and hear strange voices inside the Washington Avenue Bridge corridor this semester as...

Four-year plan brings technology upgrades to classrooms

September 7, 2000

Students might never have to see another overhead projector again. Outdated classroom equipment is gradually being replaced by Power Point presentations, Web pages and DVDs as part of a four-year plan...

Internet used to broadcast classes for master’s students

September 5, 2000

For the first time this fall the Institute of Technology will offer live, real-time Webcast classes to graduate students. Twenty-five computer science and electrical engineering master's degree classes...

Cell phone radiation to be disclosed

August 4, 2000

With a cell phone glued to his ear, a University student paces back and forth on Northrop Mall. Sometimes he talks in 20-minute stretches all day long, but he is not concerned about the possible health...

U and Guthrie team up to prepare young actors

July 28, 2000

For the first time this fall the University will offer an intensive actor training program to allow students to work directly with the Guthrie Theater's artistic staff. The four-year B.F.A. program gives...

U libraries equipped with faster, more updated computers

July 17, 2000

While students might still be sitting in front of the same computer terminals at Wilson Library, they now have access to a faster server and updated online research facilities. The University libraries...

People Soft upgrade alleviates problems

July 10, 2000

The University's PeopleSoft system is reportedly running smoothly, thanks to months of diligent effort by the "performance swat team." Over the past three months, the team has successfully tackled many...

Internet2 links University to high-speed cyberspace

July 5, 2000

Imagine stepping into a box the size of a small bedroom and being surrounded by video screens on every wall, including the floor and ceiling. With Internet2, scientists and researchers can use this form...

Computer viruses: coming soon to a phone near you

June 23, 2000

Already computer virus-weary students are being warned to keep an eye on new devices -- their cell phones. Earlier this month, several people in Spain were surprised to find a text message on their mobile...

University offers computer support

June 7, 2000

All incoming students will be sent a free University Internet Toolkit and gain access to more than a dozen public computer labs across campus. Included in the Internet Toolkit is a "Welcome" compact disc...

Campus abounds with quick ways to cash in

June 7, 2000

From selling compact discs to donating sperm, there is always a way to make fast cash. The University campus has a variety of places students can go for a quick buck. The adventurous male can always sell...

Students protest Bush’s speech

April 26, 2000

When then-Vice President George Bush came to campus in 1987, he sparked student protests over the ongoing Iran-Contra scandal in the Reagan administration. Bush came to Northrop Auditorium to give a speech...

Controversy surrounds new Web biology labs

April 3, 2000

Across the country, science professors have developed online laboratories that simulate experiments done in the classroom, offering students a new option to the traditional lab experience. Philip J. Stephens,...

Artist paints a painful history

March 9, 2000

Students wandering through the Katherine E. Nash Gallery in Willey Hall might be surprised by the contrast between two current exhibits. In the main space, there is work by artists who use food in their...

Faculty art show bolsters support for new building

March 7, 2000

University students, faculty members and friends filled the Wyman Building in downtown Minneapolis, sipping complimentary white wine from small, plastic cups and enjoying shrimp and chicken wraps, as they...

Fast-cash options abound

February 29, 2000

From selling compact discs to donating sperm, there is always a way to make fast cash. The University campus has a variety of places students can go for a quick buck. The adventurous male can always sell...

Actors unite on Guthrie stage

February 18, 2000

University theater students will soon have a new place to play. Guthrie Theater officials are in the midst of full-scale plans for a bigger theater, closer to the University, providing theater students...