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U receives large grant for child welfare development in Romania

April 29, 2004

The University has received a $900,000 grant to help develop the child welfare system in Romania. The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation - based in Chicago - gave the money to establish an Institute...

U groups promote Israeli culture to mark nation’s anniversary

April 27, 2004

University senior Lloyd Muttom said he went to the Israeli Independence Day celebration Monday to gain a different perspective on Israeli independence. "In general, the University and higher institutions...

Candidates push student involvement

April 12, 2004

If elected Minnesota Student Association president and vice president, Jason Will and Andrea Bader said, they will keep their personal opinions out of student government. "I don't see it as coming to the...

Easter lessons can be learned year-round

April 12, 2004

For Sugi Kim, the day Christians celebrate the resurrection of Jesus is more than a once-a-year holiday. "It's not just Easter," the University public relations and advertising junior said. "Every single...

May, Wendt bid for key MSA spots

April 5, 2004

Mike May and Kevin Wendt began their student government relationship as enemies. Last spring May beat out Wendt for vice president of the Residence Hall Association. Impressed with May's leadership in...

Jewish students gear up for Passover

April 5, 2004

Many Jewish students will celebrate Passover at sundown tonight, even if their college lives alter their usual holiday traditions. Tonight's meal - called a Seder - kicks off Passover, which commemorates...

U buys University Avenue building, hopes to save on property taxes

April 2, 2004

The University purchased the University Office Plaza Thursday afternoon for $7 million. Approximately half of the four-story building, located at 2221 University Ave. S.E., houses University tenants. The...

MSA to accept Board of Regents rep applications

April 1, 2004

Starting today, the Minnesota Student Association is accepting applications for its student representatives to the Board of Regents. On behalf of MSA and through collaboration with other student associations,...

State laws make public info accessible

March 10, 2004

When he first asked for University fire code violation records, senior Patrick Armitage encountered resistance similar to what many people face when requesting public information. "I went in there not...

All students pay, but few know where their fees go

February 23, 2004

AEditor's note This is part one of a weeklong series on the University student services fees process. The series will compare the University system to other schools', examine fiscal accountability, discuss...