A gas leak on the University of Minnesota campus prompted response from police officers and firefighters Thursday morning.
The University of Minnesota is gathering input and seeking presidential search committee members on the search for the University's 17th president.
With the search to find a new University of Minnesota president underway after Eric Kaler's resignation announcement in July, former University leaders reflect on Kaler’s time in office and what they hope for in the new president.
University of Minnesota President Eric Kaler’s early resignation announcement has garnered mixed reactions from students, student organizations, faculty and staff across system campuses.
In a new pilot program, a 27-year-old University of Minnesota mentorship project will use technology to streamline data collection and student engagement.
The University of Minnesota Disability Resource Center is seeking faculty help to support growing numbers of students using testing accommodations on campus.
The event, fueled by energy drinks and take-out food, was a competitive opportunity to be seen by professional esports recruiters for some. For others, like Chuck Baarsch, the event was more of a family affair.
The University of Minnesota will change its fetal tissue research policies next fall in response to a change in state law. Pending final administrative approval, the new policy will require researchers to justify the use of fetal tissue from elective abortions, as well as submit research applications to additional review boards. The state law mandating these changes followed an unsuccessful 2016 suit against the University alleging illegal research practices.
University of Minnesota employees are seeking support for a movement to make the institution’s parental leave policy more inclusive. Several governance committees have endorsed a resolution calling for equal amounts of leave for all parent-employees. Its proponents hope to present the document to the University Senate in the spring.
University of Minnesota administrators are working to strengthen college personnel plans. Many colleges in the University hadn’t developed these plans — which detail how many faculty members are tenure- and non-tenure-track — for several years. Faculty hope to make these plans more detailed than in years past to ensure administrators are aware of colleges' needs.