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Serving the UMN community since 1900

The Minnesota Daily

Serving the UMN community since 1900

The Minnesota Daily

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Twin Cities Pride festival makes its return

Twin Cities Pride festival makes its return

Published August 2, 2021
After being canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, Twin Cities Pride returned to Loring Park on July 17 and 18.
Photo of Dr. Eric Weitz, courtesy of the Princeton University Press

Former history professor and scholar of modern Europe Eric Weitz dies at 68

Published July 22, 2021
Eric Weitz taught at the University for 13 years until 2013, during which he directed the Center for German and European Studies and played an instrumental role in the formation of the Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies as a professor and chair of the History Department.
Three generations of Pride at the University of Minnesota

Three generations of Pride at the University of Minnesota

Published June 29, 2021
University community members discuss the evolution of Pride and LGBTQ culture over the years.
Students attending the Juneteenth event at University of Minnesota on Saturday June 19.

University of Minnesota students reflect on what Juneteenth means to them and what more needs to happen to honor the holiday

Published June 24, 2021
Students and alumni gathered outside the Civil Engineering Building to celebrate the now official federal holiday.
Photo courtesy of Jerica Berge, Professor and Vice Chair for Research 
Department of Family Medicine and Community Health at the University of Minnesota

UMN researchers awarded $5 million grant to study racial and ethnic disparities in childhood obesity

Published June 21, 2021
The team will use multiple intervention methods to encourage healthy family food habits.
MSA advocates for an all-electric vehicle fleet, University cites challenges with supply and cold winters

MSA advocates for an all-electric vehicle fleet, University cites challenges with supply and cold winters

Published June 9, 2021
The University plans to continue gradually adding electric vehicles to its fleet as they become more readily available on the market and technology improves.