As part of the Campaign for the College of Biological Sciences, which launched Nov. 5, faculty plan to use new teaching methods in classrooms to improve lab-based learning.
If current trends hold, fall 2017 could be the most trafficked semester based on numbers dating back to 2010 for the free learning resource.
Investigations of a University-area apartment show developers of the building repeatedly broke deadlines and forced students to keep leases for apartments that shouldn't have been approved to take in any residents at all.
In a crowded field of mayoral hopefuls, Jacob Frey led Minneapolis’ election late Tuesday night.
University of Minnesota students pulling all-nighters can find immediate stress relief and time management counseling at the click of a button.
The University’s policies let students and faculty request time off from classes and work for religious observances. The policies prefer students to ask for time off “as soon as possible,” though it’s not required. However, the necessity of requesting time-off for holidays not included in the academic calendar — which provides automatic days off for some Christian observances — leaves many students feeling uneasy.
A Puerto Rican flag hangs on a wall in Dr. Miguel Fiol’s office at the University of Minnesota — a symbol of his home country and a reminder of his roots. After seeing Hurricane Maria devastate his country first-hand, Fiol and a team of four doctors departed for Puerto Rico on Sunday to assist those affected.
Moving into a half-constructed apartment clouded with dust and paint fumes a month later than promised was not on Hannah McMahon’s to-do list this fall. Over 100 students like McMahon, frustrated by Prime Place Apartment’s unmet promises, joined a Facebook group this month to raise awareness and explore legal options.
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.
In the wake of Hurricanes Irma and Maria and the earthquakes in Mexico this September, University of Minnesota students with family or personal ties to those areas are pulling together to show support.