Natalie Rademacher


New program at UMN aims to promote academic honesty on campus

The University of Minnesota’s Office of Community Standards is implementing new programs to promote academic integrity on campus.  This week, OCS, formerly known as the Office of Student Conduct and Academic Integrity, is holding academic integrity week. Various University offices are holding events and workshops throughout the week to promote academic honesty.   “We want people to understand that academic integrity is important, not just for students, but everybody,” said Jessica Kuecker Grotjohn, assistant director of OCS.

UMN professor dies in car crash in Czech Republic

A professor in the College of Veterinary Medicine died in an auto accident in the Czech Republic on Tuesday. Morrison was with his wife and several companions when they were in a car crash north of Prague, according to a statement from College of Veterinary Medicine.

Police: Search continues for missing UMN student who fell into Mississippi

Police, family and friends continued to search over the weekend for a University of Minnesota student swept into the Mississippi River last week. Chris Stanley, a 22-year-old neurobiology senior, was last seen the evening of April 25 when he fell into the river while he and a friend were sitting near the water, the Minneapolis Park Police Department said.

Advocates, more sex assault prevention training slated for UMN Greek members

Trained sexual assault advocates and additional training could be next steps in University of Minnesota Greek life sexual assault prevention efforts. The Interfraternity Council is working with The Aurora Center and the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action to provide Greek members with information on how to address accused perpetrators and victims in their community and will train some members to respond when a sexual assault occurs. The new prevention measures will start in the fall. “We will be giving them the resources to provide people within the Greek community with additional knowledge, skills and a sense of community surrounding sexual assault prevention,” said Aurora Center Director Katie Eichele. EOAA added resources for the community after Greek members asked the office how it responds to sexual misconduct cases, said EOAA Director and Title IX Coordinator Tina Marisam. “The idea we had was to talk to the Greek organizations about how to respond to sexual assault.