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University Medical School Dean Brooks Jackson addresses the Board of Regents at the McNamara Alumni Center on March 27, 2015.
University Medical School Dean Brooks Jackson addresses the Board of Regents at the McNamara Alumni Center on March 27, 2015.

Last Updated 8 hours ago

UMN Medical School dean leaves for Iowa position

J. Brooks Jackson was hired in 2014 and was one of the University's highest profile administrators.


Last Updated 14 hours ago

Minneapolis officials seek to cut waste in student housing complexes

Minneapolis officials are trying to encourage recycling in apartments near the University of Minnesota as part of a citywide plan to cut waste.  The city’s Zero Waste Draft Plan identifies insufficient waste and recycling opportunities in multi-family housing complexes as barriers to achieving zero waste in the city. The plan, a collaboration between the Minneapolis City Council and Mayor Betsy Hodges, will go to the council for approval in early December.


Last Updated 16 hours ago

Traffic increases 18 percent at Boynton mental health clinic

Guided by ongoing talks about campus mental health, the Boynton Health mental wellness clinic at the University of Minnesota saw more traffic than last fall. The clinic reported an 18 percent overall rise in traffic from Sept. 5 to Oct. 9 compared to the same time frame in 2016. Brief and urgent clinic visits are up 14 percent.