The University of Minnesota student government is finishing up an active year and shifting its focus to the fall semester as new leadership moves in.
University of Minnesota law professor Richard Painter, an outspoken critic of President Donald Trump, will run for the U.S. Senate seat currently held by Sen. Tina Smith, according to a Federal Election Commission filing.
The curator of one of the country’s premiere archives documenting LGBT history is retiring. In April, Lisa Vecoli announced her retirement after six years of expanding and organizing the University of Minnesota’s Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection.
A program that changes how victims report sexual assault could be coming to the University of Minnesota. On April 10, the Minnesota Student Association passed a resolution in part calling for the University to implement Callisto, an online sexual assault reporting system spreading to campuses around the country.
Over the past few years, several University of Minnesota faculty members have spent hundreds of hours creating free online textbooks for their classes in lieu of traditional print ones.
The Minnesota Daily conducted speed tests at 75 buildings on the Minneapolis campus to measure their download speeds.
A Stadium Village student rally supported a reactionary nationwide movement calling for the disarmament of campus police departments.
Every month or so, a group of Middlebrook Hall residents gather in a dorm room to socialize over cans of LaCroix sparkling water paid for by the University of Minnesota.
The Aurora Center at the University of Minnesota is calling for more staff, programming and funding during April in response to increasing student needs.
On March 23, the federal government approved a spending bill that includes $5 million for fiscal year 2018 to help universities integrate free online textbooks.