The Minnesota Daily

All content by Kathryn Raddatz

U breaks ground on rec center expansion

May 5, 2011

With a groundbreaking ceremony Wednesday afternoon, the University of Minnesota Department of Recreational Sports announced the beginning of construction on a $59 million remodeling of the UniversityâÄôs...

Nobel Prize winner to speak at U commencement

May 4, 2011

This year’s commencement for the University of Minnesota’s College of Biological Sciences will feature a 1993 Nobel Prize winner.  Phillip Sharp received the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine,...

Franken to act on Epsilon breach

April 13, 2011

As part of his role as chairman of the Privacy, Technology and the Law subcommittee, Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., is investigating the security breach at marketing and management firm Epsilon that occurred...

U administrator responds to West Bank protesters

March 31, 2011

A top University of Minnesota administrator stopped by the sit-in on West Bank to talk to protesters Wednesday afternoon. On the third day of the protest inside the Social Sciences Building, Office for...

Union members picket on campus

Union members picket on campus

March 31, 2011

Union workers picketed outside Williams Arena on Wednesday to protest the hiring process for this weekendâÄôs FIRST Robotics competition at the University of Minnesota. Members of the International...

Virgina Tech faces $55K fine for response to shootings

March 30, 2011

It’s been four years since the worst mass shooting in U.S. history but only now is Virginia Tech paying for the mistakes it made in response to the emergency. The U.S. Department of Education fined Tech...

U student a contender to manage Charlie Sheen’s online celebrity

March 30, 2011

A University of Minnesota student is on her way to a social media internship managing Charlie SheenâÄôs shenanigans online. Strategic Communications junior Shannah Henderson has made it to the...

U considers new focus on students’ strengths

March 21, 2011

Student development administrators held a conference Thursday to discuss the potential of using a strengths-based approach to enhance student engagement on campus. "Strengths promote whatâÄôs in...

Gas prices hit home with U’s student commuters

March 8, 2011

With gas prices at an all-time high for the season, University of Minnesota commuters and area gas stations are paying the price. Recent upheaval in the Middle East has pushed oil prices to more than $100...