http://www.mndaily.com/rss/%2A en VP of Health Sciences addresses Ebola http://www.mndaily.com/blogs/newsstand/2014/10/20/vp-health-sciences-addresses-ebola By: <a href="/users/caadlandmndailycom" title="View User Profile">Christopher Aadland</a><br/> <p>Despite a low risk of a widespread outbreak of the Ebola virus, the University of Minnesota <a href="http://ecommunication.umn.edu/read/archive?id=126402&amp;e=aadla011%40umn%2eedu&amp;x=b616323b">sent an email</a> to students and members of the campus community on Monday reassuring them that the University is prepared in case the virus is found in the area.</p> <a href="http://www.mndaily.com/blogs/newsstand">The Newsstand</a><p><a href="http://www.mndaily.com/blogs/newsstand/2014/10/20/vp-health-sciences-addresses-ebola" target="_blank">read more</a></p> The Newsstand Public Health Tue, 21 Oct 2014 01:50:39 +0000 caadland@mndaily.com 88572 at http://www.mndaily.com Halftime Report: Gophers trail Purdue 31-20 http://www.mndaily.com/blogs/upon-further-review/2014/10/18/halftime-report-gophers-trail-purdue-31-20 By: <a href="/users/gdonaldmndailycom" title="View User Profile">Grant Donald</a><br/> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>The Gophers will head into the locker room with the goal of accomplishing something that has never been done in the Jerry Kill era &mdash; win a game after trailing at halftime. The Gophers are 0-22 when trailing at the break under Kill and are down 31-20.</p> <p>Purdue has used its speed to blow by the Gophers defense constantly throughout the first half. Senior running back Akeem Hunt has ran for 71 yards on 10 carries and fellow senior running back Raheem Mostert added a 42-yard touchdown run on his only carry of the day.</p> <a href="http://www.mndaily.com/blogs/upon-further-review">Upon Further Review</a><p><a href="http://www.mndaily.com/blogs/upon-further-review/2014/10/18/halftime-report-gophers-trail-purdue-31-20" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Upon Further Review Jerry Kill Sat, 18 Oct 2014 17:53:51 +0000 gdonald@mndaily.com 88528 at http://www.mndaily.com Big Ten Basketball Media Day: Pitino knocks advanced stats and outlines position battles http://www.mndaily.com/blogs/upon-further-review/2014/10/16/big-ten-basketball-media-day-pitino-knocks-advanced-stats-and-o By: <a href="/users/jsatzingermndailycom" title="View User Profile">Jack Satzinger</a><br/> <p style="font-size: 11.8181819915771px; line-height: 20.4000015258789px;">Richard Pitino spent his first season at Minnesota not only winning the NIT, but also assembling an athletic recruiting class that fits the uptempo style he wants to play. With a revamped roster home to just a few Tubby Smith holdovers, the Gophers will look to use their newfound athleticism to play with more aggression on the defensive end this year &mdash; forcing turnovers and creating more fast break opportunities for the offense.&nbsp;</p> <a href="http://www.mndaily.com/blogs/upon-further-review">Upon Further Review</a><p><a href="http://www.mndaily.com/blogs/upon-further-review/2014/10/16/big-ten-basketball-media-day-pitino-knocks-advanced-stats-and-o" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Upon Further Review Richard Pitino Thu, 16 Oct 2014 23:24:59 +0000 jsatzinger@mndaily.com 88527 at http://www.mndaily.com Texas college rejected applicants from Nigeria based on Ebola scare http://www.mndaily.com/blogs/newsstand/2014/10/16/texas-college-rejected-applicants-nigeria-based-ebola-scare By: <a href="/users/hmadderommndailycom" title="View User Profile">Haley Madderom</a><br/> <div dir="ltr" style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: normal; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);"> <p style="margin: 0.1in 0in 0.2in; line-height: 15.3pt; background-image: initial; background-repeat: initial;"><span style="font-size: 9pt; font-family: Verdana, sans-serif; color: rgb(73, 73, 73);">A Texas college refused acceptance to at least two applicants from Nigeria for its upcoming spring term, sending out letters saying it was &quot;not accepting international students from countries with confirmed Ebola cases,&quot;&nbsp;<a href="</p> </a></span></p></div><a href="http://www.mndaily.com/blogs/newsstand">The Newsstand</a><p><a href="http://www.mndaily.com/blogs/newsstand/2014/10/16/texas-college-rejected-applicants-nigeria-based-ebola-scare" target="_blank">read more</a></p> The Newsstand Colleges/Universities Thu, 16 Oct 2014 18:28:03 +0000 hmadderom@mndaily.com 88526 at http://www.mndaily.com DFL leaders push for MSP Ebola screenings http://www.mndaily.com/blogs/newsstand/2014/10/14/dfl-leaders-push-msp-ebola-screenings By: <a href="/users/jbekkermndailycom" title="View User Profile">Jessie Bekker</a><br/> <p>Gov. Mark Dayton&nbsp;and Sens.&nbsp;Amy Klobuchar&nbsp;and&nbsp;Al Franken, D-Minn., have requested that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention add the Minneapolis-St. Paul airport to a list of five airports currently screening incoming passengers for Ebola, the <a href="http://www.startribune.com/lifestyle/health/279003401.html">Star Tribune</a> reported.</p> <p>Though the airport does not receive any flights directly from Africa, the politicians called on the CDC to screen passengers on flights originating in Liberia, Guinea or Sierra Leone.</p> <a href="http://www.mndaily.com/blogs/newsstand">The Newsstand</a><p><a href="http://www.mndaily.com/blogs/newsstand/2014/10/14/dfl-leaders-push-msp-ebola-screenings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> The Newsstand Tue, 14 Oct 2014 22:20:12 +0000 jbekker@mndaily.com 88445 at http://www.mndaily.com Fasching Named as Big Ten's First Star http://www.mndaily.com/blogs/upon-further-review/2014/10/14/fasching-named-big-tens-first-star By: <a href="/users/bgotzmndailycom" title="View User Profile">Ben Gotz</a><br/> <p>After helping the Gophers win the Ice Breaker Tournament for the second year in a row, sophomore forward Hudson Fasching took home more than just the tournament trophy. He was named MVP of the tournament and was also honored as the Big Ten&#39;s first star of the week for men&#39;s hockey on Tuesday.</p> <a href="http://www.mndaily.com/blogs/upon-further-review">Upon Further Review</a><p><a href="http://www.mndaily.com/blogs/upon-further-review/2014/10/14/fasching-named-big-tens-first-star" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Upon Further Review Sports Tue, 14 Oct 2014 19:36:12 +0000 bgotz@mndaily.com 88442 at http://www.mndaily.com American Indian student group plans protest http://www.mndaily.com/blogs/newsstand/2014/10/14/american-indian-student-group-plans-protest By: <a href="/users/hhansenmndailycom" title="View User Profile">Haley Hansen</a><br/> <p>The University of Minnesota American Indian Student Cultural Center plans to protest the Washington Redskins when the team plays the Minnesota Vikings at TCF Bank Stadium early next month.</p> <p>A press release from the group sent Monday afternoon said the group will march from Coffman Memorial Union to TCF Bank Stadium with students, faculty, and staff on game day.</p> <a href="http://www.mndaily.com/blogs/newsstand">The Newsstand</a><p><a href="http://www.mndaily.com/blogs/newsstand/2014/10/14/american-indian-student-group-plans-protest" target="_blank">read more</a></p> The Newsstand Tue, 14 Oct 2014 15:22:55 +0000 hhansen@mndaily.com 88441 at http://www.mndaily.com Stiever Named Big Ten Co-Offensive Player of the Week http://www.mndaily.com/blogs/upon-further-review/2014/10/13/stiever-named-big-ten-co-offensive-player-week-0 By: <a href="/users/bgotzmndailycom" title="View User Profile">Ben Gotz</a><br/> <p>After helping lead her team to two key Big Ten wins over the weekend, sophomore midfielder Josee Stiever took home co-Big Ten Offensive Player of the Week honors Monday. Stiever shared the award with sophomore forward Madison Tiernan of Rutgers.</p> <p>Stiever scored two goals in what she described as a &quot;really big weekend&quot; for the Gophers, one in a win against Nebraska Thursday night and one Sunday afternoon against Illinois. Stiever&#39;s goal against Nebraska was a big equalizer, as it tied the Gophers up with the Huskers right before the end of the first half.</p> <a href="http://www.mndaily.com/blogs/upon-further-review">Upon Further Review</a><p><a href="http://www.mndaily.com/blogs/upon-further-review/2014/10/13/stiever-named-big-ten-co-offensive-player-week-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Upon Further Review Sports Mon, 13 Oct 2014 18:13:51 +0000 bgotz@mndaily.com 88414 at http://www.mndaily.com Stiever Named Big Ten Co-Offensive Player of the Week http://www.mndaily.com/blogs/upon-further-review/2014/10/13/stiever-named-big-ten-co-offensive-player-week By: <a href="/users/bgotzmndailycom" title="View User Profile">Ben Gotz</a><br/> <p>After helping lead her team to two key Big Ten wins over the weekend, sophomore midfielder Josee Stiever took home co-Big Ten Offensive Player of the Week honors Monday. Stiever shared the award with sophomore forward Madison Tiernan of Rutgers.</p> <p>Stiever scored two goals in what she described as a &quot;really big weekend&quot; for the Gophers, one in a win against Nebraska Thursday night and one Sunday afternoon against Illinois. Stiever&#39;s goal against Nebraska was a big equalizer, as it tied the Gophers up with the Huskers right before the end of the first half.</p> <a href="http://www.mndaily.com/blogs/upon-further-review">Upon Further Review</a><p><a href="http://www.mndaily.com/blogs/upon-further-review/2014/10/13/stiever-named-big-ten-co-offensive-player-week" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Upon Further Review Sports Mon, 13 Oct 2014 18:12:52 +0000 bgotz@mndaily.com 88413 at http://www.mndaily.com Concert Review: Pixies gouge away at the State Theatre http://www.mndaily.com/blogs/ae-blog/2014/10/12/concert-review-pixies-gouge-away-state-theatre By: <a href="/users/jhemmingmndailycom" title="View User Profile">Jared Hemming</a><br/> <p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span id="docs-internal-guid-b8b8b10f-0619-a117-f347-b7b2c43c46e7"><span style="font-size: 15px; font-family: 'Times New Roman'; color: rgb(0, 0, 0); vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: transparent;">Undeterred by losing Kim Deal in 2013, the Pixies proved last night at the State Theatre in Minneapolis that the band still packs a punch (or 32) live.</span></span></p> <p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;">&nbsp;</p> <a href="http://www.mndaily.com/blogs/ae-blog">A&amp;E Blog</a><p><a href="http://www.mndaily.com/blogs/ae-blog/2014/10/12/concert-review-pixies-gouge-away-state-theatre" target="_blank">read more</a></p> A&E Blog Music Sun, 12 Oct 2014 20:43:58 +0000 jhemming@mndaily.com 88383 at http://www.mndaily.com