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Minnesota forests could be harmed by climate change

October 22, 2018

A recent research study examining climate change in Minnesota found that rising global temperatures could harm forest growth in the state.  The October study reveals soil moisture levels affect photosynthesis...

Student Representative to the Board of Regents Austin Kraft poses for a portrait outside of Coffman Memorial Union on Wednesday, Oct. 3.

Newly-elected Board of Regents student representatives look to upcoming year

October 8, 2018

After contentious elections last spring, several new student representatives to the Board of Regents were appointed at the beginning of this school year, with one member being added as recently as last...

Supporters of Dr. Christine Blasey Ford gathered at Northrop Plaza for a vigil on Wednesday, Oct. 3. 

Students participate in vigil against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh

October 4, 2018

Protesters held a vigil outside the the University of Minnesota's Northrop Auditorium to protest Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh on Wednesday night.  The vigil was organized by the National...

Illustrated by Jane Borstad

UMN student group teaches improv to scientists

September 27, 2018

Science students at the University of Minnesota are exploring how to better communicate their research through acting. Speaking Science Improv was formed this fall when actors saw a need for scientists...

A variety of menthol cigarettes are displayed on a stand at Hideaway smoke shop in Dinkytown on June 18.

UMN study finds that immediately reducing nicotine can help stop smoking

September 21, 2018

A University of Minnesota study released earlier this month found immediately reducing nicotine in cigarettes is more efficient than gradual reductions.  The University study was presented to the...

University of Minnesota Art Professor Sean Connaughty removes trash from Lake Hiawatha and repurposes it to create works of art. A work made of reclaimed styrofoam by Presley Martin is seen on Saturday, Sept. 8, 2018 in Minneapolis.

Taking out the trash: UMN professor removes 5,600 pounds from Lake Hiawatha

September 13, 2018

Over the last three years, one University of Minnesota professor has focused his time outside class to clean a local lake — removing thousands of pounds of trash from Lake Hiawatha. University art professor...

The front of Coffman Union on Sept. 19, 2017.

CLA supports students with 150th anniversary events

September 12, 2018

In conjunction with its 150th anniversary, the University of Minnesota's College of Liberal Arts is looking to reaffirm its campus image. Starting in September, CLA began hosting campus events commemorating...

Steve Aoki to headline University of Minnesota homecoming concert

August 30, 2018

At the class of 2022’s Pride and Spirit event Wednesday night, DJ Steve Aoki was announced as the 2018 University of Minnesota homecoming concert's headliner.  Aoki will perform at the annual concert...