News http://mndaily.com/rss/news en Pressured to punish http://mndaily.com/news/campus/2016/05/05/pressured-punish By: <a href="/users/caadlandmndailycom" title="View User Profile">Christopher Aadland</a><br/><div style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 12.8px; line-height: normal; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">Buckling under enormous federal pressure, colleges nationwide have begun to impose newly sharpened sexual assault policies.&nbsp;</div> <div style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 12.8px; line-height: normal; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">&nbsp;</div> <div style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 12.8px; line-height: normal; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">&nbsp;</div> <p><a href="http://mndaily.com/news/campus/2016/05/05/pressured-punish" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Campus Sexual Assault Thu, 05 May 2016 05:59:14 +0000 enelson@mndaily.com 114526 at http://mndaily.com Philosophy professor to retire after 37 years at U http://mndaily.com/news/campus/2016/05/05/philosophy-professor-retire-after-37-years-u By: David Minor<br/><div style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 12.8px; line-height: normal; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);"><span style="font-family:georgia,serif;"><span style="font-size:16px;">A soon-to-retire professor will be remembered for her sneaky tactics, an inclusive demeanor and a propensity to snooze during presentations.</span></span></div> <div style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 12.8px; line-height: normal; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">&nbsp;</div> <div style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-se</p> </div> <p><a href="http://mndaily.com/news/campus/2016/05/05/philosophy-professor-retire-after-37-years-u" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Campus Faculty/Staff Thu, 05 May 2016 05:46:33 +0000 enelson@mndaily.com 114521 at http://mndaily.com Racial diversity in Minn. workplaces on the upswing http://mndaily.com/news/data/2016/05/05/racial-diversity-minn-workplaces-upswing By: Fletcher Wolfe<br/><div style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 12.8px; line-height: normal; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);"><span style="font-family:georgia,serif;"><span style="font-size:16px;">Twenty years ago, minorities held 9.5 percent of Minnesota&rsquo;s jobs. </span></span></div> <p><a href="http://mndaily.com/news/data/2016/05/05/racial-diversity-minn-workplaces-upswing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Data Thu, 05 May 2016 05:38:16 +0000 enelson@mndaily.com 114516 at http://mndaily.com Racial diversity in Minn. workplaces on the upswing http://mndaily.com/news/metro-state/2016/05/05/racial-diversity-minn-workplaces-upswing By: Fletcher Wolfe<br/><div style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 12.8px; line-height: normal; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);"><span style="font-family:georgia,serif;"><span style="font-size:16px;">Twenty years ago, minorities held 9.5 percent of Minnesota&rsquo;s jobs. </span></span></div> <p><a href="http://mndaily.com/news/metro-state/2016/05/05/racial-diversity-minn-workplaces-upswing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Metro & State Thu, 05 May 2016 05:22:26 +0000 enelson@mndaily.com 114511 at http://mndaily.com Boynton begins data breakdown by gender ID http://mndaily.com/news/campus/2016/05/05/boynton-begins-data-breakdown-gender-id By: <a href="/users/hweikel" title="View User Profile">Hannah Weikel</a><br/><div style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 12.8px; line-height: normal; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);"> <div><span style="font-family:georgia,serif;"><span style="font-size:16px;">As transgender and gender-nonconforming representation grows to historic levels at the University of Minnesota, campus officials are beginning to grasp the extent of the group&rsquo;s health risks.</span></span></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><span style="font-family:georgia,serif;"><span style="font-size:16px;">Research has already identified that&nbsp;LGBTQ co </span></span></div></div> <p><a href="http://mndaily.com/news/campus/2016/05/05/boynton-begins-data-breakdown-gender-id" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Campus Thu, 05 May 2016 05:18:51 +0000 enelson@mndaily.com 114506 at http://mndaily.com Dinkytown a revolving door for biz http://mndaily.com/news/metro-state/2016/05/05/dinkytown-revolving-door-biz By: <a href="/users/bfarniokmndailycom" title="View User Profile">Benjamin Farniok</a><br/><div style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 12.8px; line-height: normal; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);"><span style="font-family:georgia,serif;"><span style="font-size:16px;">When Brian Wheeler set up shop underneath Dinkydome Lofts, he expected his store to do well.</span></span></div> <div style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 12.8px; line-height: normal; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">&nbsp;</div> <div style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 12.8px; line-height: normal; bac</p> </div> <p><a href="http://mndaily.com/news/metro-state/2016/05/05/dinkytown-revolving-door-biz" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Metro & State Business Thu, 05 May 2016 05:17:16 +0000 enelson@mndaily.com 114501 at http://mndaily.com Less animal meat might feed more http://mndaily.com/news/metro-state/2016/05/05/less-animal-meat-might-feed-more By: <a href="/users/eschreibermndailycom" title="View User Profile">Eliana Schreiber</a><br/><div style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 12.8px; line-height: normal; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);"><span style="font-family:georgia,serif;"><span style="font-size:16px;">An increase in global meat consumption could have negative impacts for both the environment and people.</span></span></div> <div style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 12.8px; line-height: normal; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">&nbsp;</div> <div style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 12.8px; line-height: </p> </div> <p><a href="http://mndaily.com/news/metro-state/2016/05/05/less-animal-meat-might-feed-more" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Metro & State Environment Thu, 05 May 2016 05:07:57 +0000 enelson@mndaily.com 114466 at http://mndaily.com US DOT to create national transit map http://mndaily.com/news/metro-state/2016/05/05/us-dot-create-national-transit-map By: <a href="/users/kbusch" title="View User Profile">Kristina Busch</a><br/><p><span style="font-family:georgia,serif;"><span style="font-size:16px;"><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); line-height: normal; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">Citywide transit maps are nothing new, but researchers at the U.S. Department of Transportation are working to map transportation coasttocoast, complete with bus routes, stops and schedules. &nbsp;</span></span></span></p> <p><a href="http://mndaily.com/news/metro-state/2016/05/05/us-dot-create-national-transit-map" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Metro & State Transportation Thu, 05 May 2016 05:05:59 +0000 enelson@mndaily.com 114461 at http://mndaily.com First-year students found Jewish sorority http://mndaily.com/news/campus/2016/05/05/first-year-students-found-jewish-sorority By: Logan Carroll<br/><div style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 12.8px; line-height: normal; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);"> <div><span style="font-family:georgia,serif;"><span style="font-size:16px;">When Margarita Lyadova came to the University of Minnesota last fall, the first-year student said she had a hard time&nbsp;adjusting.</span></span></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><span style="font-family:georgia,serif;"><span style="font-size:16px;">Lyadova and several other first-year University students founded Kappa Lambda Epsilon &mdash; a Jewish sorority &amp;m </span></span></div></div> <p><a href="http://mndaily.com/news/campus/2016/05/05/first-year-students-found-jewish-sorority" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Campus Greek Life Thu, 05 May 2016 05:04:48 +0000 enelson@mndaily.com 114456 at http://mndaily.com After school year of protests, debate ensues http://mndaily.com/news/campus/2016/05/05/after-school-year-protests-debate-ensues By: <a href="/users/nwickermndailycom" title="View User Profile">Nick Wicker</a><br/><div style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 12.8px; line-height: normal; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);"> <div><span style="font-family:georgia,serif;"><span style="font-size:16px;">As controversial discussions on race and representation exploded on campuses nationwide, students and administrators have begun reconsidering what constitutes free speech in the modern arena of higher education.</span></span></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><span style="font-family:georgia,serif;"><span style="font-size:16px;">Protests at Yale University and the </span></span></div></div> <p><a href="http://mndaily.com/news/campus/2016/05/05/after-school-year-protests-debate-ensues" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Campus Thu, 05 May 2016 05:03:38 +0000 enelson@mndaily.com 114451 at http://mndaily.com