As University-area daycare centers face funding losses from student service fees next school year, student-parents and center directors are working to find alternative ways to fund childcare services.
The University of Minnesota Medical School’s research ranking continues to drop after declines in grades and MCAT scores.
Some have raised concerns about a perceived lack of diversity and gender-balance on the University of Minnesota’s Board of Regents election last month. Concerns were raised after a regents election for four seats resulted in all white men being elected. The elected — Steve Sviggum, Kendall Powell and incumbents Darrin Rosha and David McMillan — resulted in a board of nine men and three women.
In a recent survey, University of Minnesota’s Student Conflict Resolution Center has found that graduate student-adviser relationships fare mostly positive. The survey, conducted in summer 2016 by SCRC, found that most students felt respected and supported by their adviser.
New leaders for the three University of Minnesota’s student government bodies announced Sunday after votes from last week’s election were counted. Undergraduate students elected Trish Palermo as Minnesota Student Association president for the next school year, the All Campus Elections Commission announced Sunday afternoon. Second-year law student Rachel Cardwell was chosen to be Professional Student Government’s president.
for business ethics concerns and a lack of dietary accommodations.
After a rocky start, the University of Minnesota’s professional student government now has two presidential candidates. PSG lacked a presidential candidate after the original filing deadline, but the All Campus Election Committee granted an extension last week.
Clouds of steam and raucous ringing coming from the University of Minnesota’s new Main Energy Plant stumped students as they snapped pictures on Washington Avenue Bridge Tuesday. “I don’t know,” said speech and language pathology student Courtney Phillips.
The University of Minnesota’s Professional Student Government has finally found a presidential candidate. Second-year law student Rachel Cardwell filed to run for president of the professional student government group Thursday. Cardwell’s filing comes a day after the All Campus Election Commission gave PSG, which hadn’t been able to entice any professional program students to run for president of the group, an extended deadline for candidates to file for elections.
Council of Graduate Students sole presidential candidate, Lauren Mitchell shared drinks, salsa and her platform with grad students at a happy hour Wednesday night. Concerns over low turnout for a town hall led COGS to cancel the event and add Mitchell to a regularly held happy hour.