A proposed NCAA rule aims to help student-athletes who encounter conflicts between athletic and academic commitments.
A few dozen University of Minnesota faculty and staff were the first to receive training on how to spot signs of mental health issues — especially when distressed students approach them with concerns. The new ‘mental health advocates’ completed training last month as part of a pilot program that organizers say could be an important step in promoting mental health at the University.
From anti-shackling legislation to visiting room improvements, a University of Minnesota professor’s research team is changing the way women are treated in state prisons. Department of Pediatrics Assistant Professor Rebecca Shlafer’s research focuses on incarcerated women and their children.
Of the nearly 300 sexual assaults reported on Minnesota college campuses last year, 47 — the largest number in the state — were at the University of Minnesota, according to a report released Thursday. The report, released by the Minnesota Office of Higher Education, was compiled after a law passed in 2015 by the state Legislature required post-secondary institutions to report sexual assault data to the state.
Lecturers and teaching specialists will be allowed to remain in a potential faculty union at the University of Minnesota according to a Minnesota Bureau of Mediation Services decision announced Nov.
A new study put to question a commonly-held belief that increasing the pool of doctoral students of color boosts the hiring of diverse professors. Instead, experts at the University of Minnesota say initiatives aimed at increasing diversity should focus on easing minority graduates into teaching jobs by supporting them while they’re still studying. The November study — conducted by four east coast researchers — was published in eLife Sciences, and analyzed a pool of biomedical doctoral graduates and assistant professor hires in medical school departments nationwide between 1980 and 2013.
Dozens of community members and University of Minnesota students gathered for a concert Monday night to raise money to fight the Dakota Access Pipeline.
Students who enroll in a class after its first day would be able to make up work and avoid unexcused absences under a policy proposed this month.
Prepackaged, processed food is known to be less healthy than whole foods, but new University of Minnesota research shows people still buy it — and not just for convenience. University School of Nursing researchers found that a lack of meal-planning and cooking skills increases parents’ odds of buying prepackaged, processed foods.
Immediately after her son AJ was born, Amy Caslow was told he was deaf. At the time, Caslow had no knowledge of sign language but now is almost fluent and has a degree in American Sign Language interpretation. But this isn’t the case for many families.