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High school senior advocates for better mental health resources for PSEO students

April 26, 2021
Safiya Anwar, a second-year PSEO student at the University of Minnesota and her team are hoping to make more mental health services, like Boynton therapy sessions, available to high school students in the PSEO program.
‘Unfortunately, it is very American’: UMN professor testifies before Congress about anti-Asian violence

‘Unfortunately, it is very American’: UMN professor testifies before Congress about anti-Asian violence

March 29, 2021
Congress has not heard testimonies about anti-Asian discrimination in 34 years, Dr. Erika Lee said in her testimony.
Official Spring 2021 Toledo program picture, courtesy of Lauren Huspeni

Last spring, there were 1,075 UMN students abroad. This semester, there are 28.

March 19, 2021
After being suspended for two terms, five programs now have students abroad, which program directors consider an accomplishment during the COVID-19 pandemic.
‘The students are why we're all here’: Gabel launches new student mental health initiative

‘The students are why we’re all here’: Gabel launches new student mental health initiative

March 11, 2021
The committee’s co-chairs say they hope students will see an increase in access to mental health resources as early as next fall.
Panhellenic Council and Interfraternity Council to stay split this spring

Panhellenic Council and Interfraternity Council to stay split this spring

March 6, 2021
The Panhellenic Council will continue to reevaluate its partnership with the Interfraternity Council each semester going forward.
Rural Alzheimer’s patients have less access to specialized providers, research finds

Rural Alzheimer’s patients have less access to specialized providers, research finds

February 22, 2021
While geriatric care is already challenging, health experts say a lack of aging specialists in rural areas adds another barrier.
Photo courtesy of Terresa Moses, Assistant Professor and Director of the College of Design Justice Network at the University of Minnesota. Moses launched

Redesigning Aunt Jemima: Design course centers anti-racism in branding

February 3, 2021
Led by Terresa Moses, a course focused on racialized designs in branding is now being shown at the Goldstein Museum of Design.
Regents consider allowing UMN logo on alcohol products

Regents consider allowing UMN logo on alcohol products

January 27, 2021
The policy changes would be expected to generate an estimated $300,000 in revenue for the University annually.
The Board of Regents meets to discuss current University issues in the McNamara Alumni Center on Friday, Oct. 9, 2020.  Some members met in person, while others joined the meeting via Zoom.

University members weigh in on regent selection

January 20, 2021
The Legislature will fill the four open positions on the board.
Regents discuss public safety and a proposed free tuition program for families making less than $50,000

Regents discuss public safety and a proposed free tuition program for families making less than $50,000

December 12, 2020
The board also provided feedback to administrators on the systemwide strategic plan, and discussed budget shortfalls at their virtual meetings on Thursday and Friday.