News http://www.mndaily.com/rss/news en A year later, LRT vibrations still an issue http://www.mndaily.com/news/campus/2015/05/27/year-later-lrt-vibrations-still-issue 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: 13px; line-height: normal;"> The Green Line light rail could potentially disrupt University of Minnesota research along its route.</div> <div style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: normal;"> &nbsp;</div> <div style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: normal;"> </div> <p><a href="http://www.mndaily.com/news/campus/2015/05/27/year-later-lrt-vibrations-still-issue" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Campus Research Wed, 27 May 2015 09:38:49 +0000 jthomas@mndaily.com 94356 at http://www.mndaily.com Campus housing to be revamped http://www.mndaily.com/news/campus/2015/05/27/campus-housing-be-revamped 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: 13px; line-height: normal;"> Limited dorm space and the recent boom in off-campus student apartments are prompting University of Minnesota officials to rethink their housing strategy.&nbsp;</div> <div style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: normal;"> &nbsp;</div> <div style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: normal;"> </div> <p><a href="http://www.mndaily.com/news/campus/2015/05/27/campus-housing-be-revamped" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Campus Housing Wed, 27 May 2015 09:34:44 +0000 jthomas@mndaily.com 94351 at http://www.mndaily.com Plan outlines safeguards for research subjects http://www.mndaily.com/news/campus/2015/05/27/plan-outlines-safeguards-research-subjects-0 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: 13px; line-height: normal;"> The University of Minnesota unveiled<a href="http://research.umn.edu/advancehsr/documents/workplan.pdf"> proposed changes</a> last week to the way it protects human subjects in research.</div> <div style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: normal;"> &nbsp;</div> <div style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: normal;"> </div> <p><a href="http://www.mndaily.com/news/campus/2015/05/27/plan-outlines-safeguards-research-subjects-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Campus Research Wed, 27 May 2015 09:27:34 +0000 jthomas@mndaily.com 94346 at http://www.mndaily.com U names incoming chief of police http://www.mndaily.com/news/campus/2015/05/27/u-names-incoming-chief-police By: <a href="/users/eschmidtmndailycom" title="View User Profile">Ellen Schmidt</a><br/><div style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: normal;"> The search for a new leader of the University of Minnesota&rsquo;s police department is over, University officials announced&nbsp;<span class="aBn" data-term="goog_1924467629" style="border-bottom-width: 1px; border-bottom-style: dashed; border-bottom-color: rgb(204, 204, 204); position: relative; top: -2px; z-index: 0;" tabindex="0"><span class="aQJ" style="position: relative; top: 2px; z-index: -1;">Tuesday</span></span>.</div> <p><a href="http://www.mndaily.com/news/campus/2015/05/27/u-names-incoming-chief-police" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Campus University Police Wed, 27 May 2015 09:21:09 +0000 jthomas@mndaily.com 94336 at http://www.mndaily.com Parks make for a fit metro http://www.mndaily.com/news/metro-state/2015/05/27/parks-make-fit-metro By: <a href="/users/eschmidtmndailycom" title="View User Profile">Ellen Schmidt</a><br/><div style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: normal;"> The Minneapolis metro area is the second-fittest city in the nation, according to a report released last week.</div> <div style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: normal;"> &nbsp;</div> <div style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: normal;"> </div> <p><a href="http://www.mndaily.com/news/metro-state/2015/05/27/parks-make-fit-metro" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Metro & State Health Wed, 27 May 2015 09:12:11 +0000 jthomas@mndaily.com 94331 at http://www.mndaily.com Bringing nursing back to its roots http://www.mndaily.com/news/metro-state/2015/05/27/bringing-nursing-back-its-roots By: <a href="/users/esmithmndailycom" title="View User Profile">Elizabeth Smith</a><br/><div style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: normal;"> Nurses, professors and retired health professionals gathered in Reykjavik, Iceland, last week for an event centered on improving health care through alternative means.&nbsp;</div> <div style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: normal;"> &nbsp;</div> <div style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: normal;"> </div> <p><a href="http://www.mndaily.com/news/metro-state/2015/05/27/bringing-nursing-back-its-roots" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Metro & State Health Wed, 27 May 2015 08:01:14 +0000 jthomas@mndaily.com 94276 at http://www.mndaily.com Council may repeal laws on lurking http://www.mndaily.com/news/metro-state/2015/05/27/council-may-repeal-laws-lurking By: <a href="/users/bfarniokmndailycom" title="View User Profile">Benjamin Farniok</a><br/><p><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: normal;">A Minneapolis law some say creates racial disparities is one step closer to&nbsp;</span><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: normal;">being repealed.</span></p> <p><a href="http://www.mndaily.com/news/metro-state/2015/05/27/council-may-repeal-laws-lurking" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Metro & State City Council Wed, 27 May 2015 07:59:15 +0000 jthomas@mndaily.com 94271 at http://www.mndaily.com Executive order restricts military weapons for local law enforcement http://www.mndaily.com/news/campus/2015/05/27/executive-order-restricts-military-weapons-local-law-enforcement By: <a href="/users/esmithmndailycom" title="View User Profile">Elizabeth Smith</a><br/><div style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: normal;"> The White House is restricting which military weapons land in the hands of local law enforcement agencies.</div> <div style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: normal;"> &nbsp;</div> <div style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: normal;"> </div> <p><a href="http://www.mndaily.com/news/campus/2015/05/27/executive-order-restricts-military-weapons-local-law-enforcement" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Campus University Police Wed, 27 May 2015 07:56:53 +0000 jthomas@mndaily.com 94266 at http://www.mndaily.com New app makes fisheries research easier http://www.mndaily.com/news/metro-state/2015/05/27/new-app-makes-fisheries-research-easier By: <a href="/users/sconnormndailycom" title="View User Profile">Sarah Connor</a><br/><p><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: normal;">Fishing enthusiasts now have a way to contribute to fisheries research in Minnesota and locate nearby lakes at the same time.</span></p> <p><a href="http://www.mndaily.com/news/metro-state/2015/05/27/new-app-makes-fisheries-research-easier" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Metro & State Environment Wed, 27 May 2015 07:54:27 +0000 jthomas@mndaily.com 94261 at http://www.mndaily.com University to invest in startup companies http://www.mndaily.com/news/campus/2015/05/27/university-invest-startup-companies By: <a href="/users/yleemndailycom" title="View User Profile">Yena Lee</a><br/><div style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: normal;"> In order to get research and patents into the hands of companies, the University of Minnesota&rsquo;s Faculty Senate recently voted to <a href="http://www1.umn.edu/usenate/usenate/agendas/150430agenda.pdf">update the school&rsquo;s policy</a> on the commercialization of technology to allow the University to invest directly in startup companies.</div> <div style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: normal;"> &nbsp;</div> <p><a href="http://www.mndaily.com/news/campus/2015/05/27/university-invest-startup-companies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Campus Research Wed, 27 May 2015 07:44:52 +0000 jthomas@mndaily.com 94256 at http://www.mndaily.com