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Douglas Kearney, an assistant professor in the Department of English, fields questions from his colleagues in Lind Hall on Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2019. The department’s Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Committee developed its first-ever report which lays out a plan to improve diversity across curriculum and personnel.

Committee calls for strengthened diversity in UMN English department

October 10, 2019

The University of Minnesota's English department should take steps to address diversity within the department, according to recent report. The report, which came out last month, makes recommendations for...

College of Education and Human Development Dean Jean Quam poses for a portrait in her office on Friday, Oct. 4. 

Jean Quam to retire from CEHD dean’s role, resume teaching

October 9, 2019

Jean Quam, the dean of the University of Minnesota’s College of Education and Human Development, announced last month that she will retire from the position in August. Quam came to the University as...

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UMN report examines how to keep Minnesota’s aging workforce employed

September 29, 2019

Minnesota's aging workforce poses threats to employment in the state, according to a report published this month by Humphrey School of Public Affairs. The report focuses on the issues caused by the state’s...

Tucker Center Director Dr. Mary Jo Kane delivers a lecture at Cooke Hall on Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2019. Kane recently announced her retirement.

Mary Jo Kane announces retirement, following decades of research on girls and women in sports

September 27, 2019

Mary Jo Kane, founder and director of the Tucker Center and professor of sport sociology at the University of Minnesota, announced her retirement this month after teaching since 1989.  In 1993 Kane...

Students gather in a common area inside the Carlson School of Management on Thursday, Sept. 19, 2019.

New Carlson school grading policy looks to lessen competition

September 24, 2019

A new grading policy enacted at the University of Minnesota’s Carlson School of Management this fall aims to reduce competitive culture within the school.  Carlson’s faculty members voted in April...

Attendees of the inauguration of Joan Gabel, the 17th President of the University of Minnesota, take selfies with her outside Northrop Memorial Auditorium on Friday, Sept 20, 2019.

Gabel inaugurated as UMN’s 17th president

September 20, 2019

Joan Gabel was formally inaugurated Friday as the 17th president of the University of Minnesota. The day started with an installation ceremony in the regents boardroom in McNamara Alumni Center, followed...

Union members demonstrate at President Joan Gabel's inauguration on Friday, Sept. 20.

[Photo] Following protests, negotiations continue between union workers and UMN

September 26, 2019

Union members demonstrate at President Joan Gabel's inauguration on Friday, Sept. 20.

Newly elected Council of Graduate Students Representatives Anthony Kahane, left, and Rodrigo Garcia, right, pose for portraits. Kahane and Garcia are replacing two former representatives to the Board of Regents who stepped down over the summer.

Student representatives to regents set goals, filling two vacant seats

September 19, 2019

Two representatives to the Board of Regents, Rodrigo Tojo Garcia and Anthony Kahane, were appointed to vacant positions near the beginning of the University of Minnesota’s fall semester. Eight students...

From left, Mike Lau, Roudra Bhattacharya, Nathan Hafey, Matt Legler and Jeevan Prakash enjoy a meal in the newly renovated Pioneer Dining Hall on Wednesday, Sept. 11. Pioneer replaces Centennial as the only dining hall available to students living in Superblock.

UMN students bid farewell to Centennial Dining Hall

September 12, 2019

Centennial Dining Hall closed its doors this summer after feeding students, staff and faculty at the University of Minnesota for years. In it's place, Pioneer Hall now houses Superblock’s sole dining...