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Rayna Taylor poses for a portrait on July 7 in Minneapolis, Minn. Taylor graduated from the University of Minnesota in May with a degree in Technical Writing and Communications.

“Everybody wants to feel like they’re heard”: Recipients of UMN George Floyd memorial scholarship share their stories

Published July 29, 2021
The student recipients said the scholarship gave them hope for future change that will better acknowledge racial injustices at the University.
The University of Minnesotas inaugural Senior Advisor to the President for Native American Affairs, Karen Diver poses for a portrait. Photos by White House Photo Office, courtesy of Diver.

Karen Diver joins UMN as new senior leader for Native American affairs

Published July 28, 2021
Diver started in the role earlier this summer.
UMN report outlines impact of COVID-19 on birth rates and STIs for adolescents in Minnesota

UMN report outlines impact of COVID-19 on birth rates and STIs for adolescents in Minnesota

Published July 19, 2021
While birth rates remain low among teens, infection rates for some STIs are increasing while others are decreasing.
Orientation for transfer students starts this week and will be conducted entirely over zoom. Orientation is required for all transfer students.

Transfer students weigh in on starting at UMN amid pandemic

Published July 19, 2021
Despite orientation taking place virtually, students said they were excited to start in-person classes.
President Joan Gabel and the Board of Regents discuss the Universitys 2022 budget in McNamara Alumni Center on Tuesday, June 29.

Board of Regents hold first meeting of 2021-22 academic year, provide updates on campus master plan

Published July 13, 2021
The board also focused on discussing the search for a new chief auditor.
Daryl Gohl, left, and Kenny Beckman pose among DNA sequencers in their lab in the Cancer and Cardiovascular Research Building in Minneapolis on Monday, June 21. Gohl is the principal investigator for a COVID-sequencing project that recently received funds from the CDC and Beckman is the director of the Genomics Center at the University of Minnesota.

University receives funding to conduct COVID-19 genome sequencing

Published June 23, 2021
In an effort to help the future outlook of the pandemic, researchers will complete study the genome sequence of 6,000 test samples.
Assistant Professor of Internal Medecine and Pediatrics Carolyn Bramante poses in a medecine storage room in her clinic on Tuesday, June 15. Bramante is the principal investigator for COVID-OUT, a nationwide COVID-19 outpatient trial for which the University of Minnesota hosts the lead study site.

UMN receives $1.5 million for COVID-19 treatment trial

Published June 17, 2021
As the first trial of its kind, researchers will use common and widely available drugs to treat symptoms of COVID-19.
Ilean (second from right) stands with her family.

Students, friends and colleagues honor legacy of Regent Kao Ly Ilean Her following death at 52

Published June 8, 2021
Her was buried Sunday following a memorial service held June 5 and 6.