The Minnesota Daily

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University dishes lessons on the latest Farm Bill

September 25, 2014

Nearly a half-century ago, Garrett Luthens’ family dairy farm in rural Minnesota began as a small operation with only seven cows. Now, the Hutchinson, Minn., farm, Skyview Dairy, is home to nearly...

Ecology professor wins prestigious award

September 22, 2014

In the mid-1990s, University of Minnesota ecology professor David Tilman and his team of researchers set up the world’s first biodiversity experiment — a study of diversity within ecosystems...

TCE lawsuit inches on, Como organizes outreach

September 15, 2014

While Southeast Como neighborhood residents’ concerns about harmful vapors in their homes continue to linger, a lawsuit against General Mills is moving forward. On Friday, the U.S. District Court...

University’s cancer center joins international study

September 11, 2014

The University of Minnesota’s Masonic Cancer Center joined an international study designed to find a more effective treatment for head and neck cancer, the company running the study announced Wednesday. The...

Smokeless campuses on the rise

September 9, 2014

Before the University of Minnesota’s smoking and tobacco ban took effect, it was subject to years of debate that at times grew contentious. Though the University’s ban just went into effect...

The mudslide on West Bank remains a work in progress on Monday. The mudslide, which occurred at the base of the University of Minnesota's Fairview Medical Center, now blocks bicyclists and pedestrians from their usual route on the West Bank trail.

Mudslide on West Bank will keep roads closed until 2015

September 3, 2014

A mudslide that occurred on the University of Minnesota’s West Bank in late June will keep a stretch of West River Parkway closed until 2015. The Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board announced last...