Corrections

The Minnesota Daily strives for complete accuracy and corrects its errors immediately. Corrections and clarifications will always be posted in this space. If you believe the Daily has printed a factual error, please contact us.

Correction on "Sister Species begins where the rest of the world ends"

Correction: A previous version of this article misstated the range of one of the band members and the cost of the event. The band member has a three-octave musical range and the event costs $10.

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Correction on "Q&A: Minneapolis filmmaker Samiera Abou-Nasr on her short film, 'Of Our Youth'"

Correction: A previous version of this story misidentified the person who Abou-Nasr was referring to in an anecdote. The person she was referencing was someone she was filming for a video. 


Correction on: "'Manoomin' brings together UMN researchers and tribal members"

Clarification: A previous version of this article misrepresented who from the University was involved in the 2009 letter. University officials and researchers working on wild rice genetic breeding were not involved with the letter. 

Correction: A previous version of this article misspelled Karen Diver's last name.


Correction on : UMN offers new opioid treatment training to medical students

 Correction: A previous version of this story misspelled Anne Pereira's name. 


Correction on: UMN research indicates women receive more opioids than needed after giving birth

Correction: A previous version of this article misidentified the drug Cresta Jones was referring to. She was referring to oxycodone. 


11/02/2019

Correction on "Interior Design Program changes lead to ongoing discussions about course work."

Editor's note: This story has been unpublished shortly after publication due to inaccuracies in content. 


10/12/2019

Correction on "Medical School switches to a new "house" system"

Correction: A previous version of this article incorrectly stated that the new house system is only for third-year medical students. It is for all medical students. 

Related: Medical School switches to a new "house" system

09/23/2019

Correction on "Dancing with a purpose: series explores personal stories with intimate performance"

Correction: a previous version of this article mischaracterized the intent of the dance collective. It also misidentified the cultural and racial breakdown of members of the show. 


09/18/2019

Correction on: "Wondering how to recycle denim? MSA has an answer"

Correction: A previous version of this article misstated how many colleges Cotton Incorporated chooses for the Blue Jean Go Green initiative. Cotton Incorporated chooses multiple campuses each semester.

Clarification: A previous version of this article indicated Habitat for Humanity was the only organization to which Cotton Incorporated sent insulation. Other organizations also receive insulation from Cotton Incorporated for building efforts. 


09/17/2019

Correction on: "Class removed after complaints about controversial professor"

A previous version of this story misstated the role of faculty in approving Veglia's teaching appointment. Not all faculty were involved in the decision-making process. 

Related: Class removed after complaints about controversial professor

09/15/2019

Correction on "Gophers grab two wins at University Park"

A previous version of this story misnamed the Stanford team. The team is named the Stanford Cardinal.

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09/15/2019

Correction on "Ventaka: The Laffer curve never gets old

Clarification: Due to an error in editing, a previous version of this column misrepresented the columnist's joke. The joke reads "My favorite example is from former Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, or Scottdog, as I call him when we hit the bars."

Related: Venkata: The Laffer curve never gets old

09/12/2019

Clarification on: "Activists, UMN students show support for alleged Richard Liu victim"

Activist Xiaowen Liang flew to Minneapolis from New York City to attend the hearing. Liang, a recent law school graduate, is one of the editors for the Free Chinese Feminists Facebook page and organized the gathering.

Related: Activists, UMN students show support for alleged Richard Liu victim

09/11/2019

Correction on "Class removed after complaints about controversial professor"

Correction: a previous version of this story misstated which entity recommended discipline against Gianluigi Veglia. The deans of the College of Science and Engineering and the Medical School recommended Veglia be suspended from the BMBB department’s graduate program through the 2019-20 school year.

Related: Class removed after complaints about controversial professor

09/11/2019

Correction on "Homeless increase in the Twin Cities is mirrored near the University"

Correction: a previous version of this story misstated the number of people without shelter from January 2018-19. Shelter counts in January 2018 and January 2019 showed a 50 percent increase in unsheltered people in Hennepin County in the past year. 

Related: Homeless increase in the Twin Cities is mirrored near the University

09/04/2019

Correction on photo below

A previous photo caption misrepresented members of the photo. Corbett Laubignat, left, Chris Luhmann and Barb Podesta at a Disabled Employees at the U meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 3. The group aims to build an inclusive and accessible community led by and for disabled University employees. 

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09/03/2019

Correction on "After two years and $104.5 million, Pioneer Hall reopens to UMN students"

Correction: A previous version of this article misstated how Pioneer Hall was originally constructed due to a misstated fact in an interview. Pioneer was built in two phases, each consisting of several town homes that were not connected on all levels.

Related: After two years and $104.5 million, Pioneer Hall reopens to UMN students

07/23/2019

Correction on: Skoog: No justice, no peace, more police?

Correction: a previous version of this column incorrectly identified the number of current MPD police officers. There are currently about 600 officers.

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06/25/2019

Clarification on "A night to remember: “Queer Prom” reclaims the high school tradition

Editor’s note: this piece does not adequately represent members of the 20% Theater Company responsible for Queer Prom. Marcela Michelle, Chair of the Board of Directors for the 20% Theater Company, played a significant role in creating the event described in this article.

Related: A night to remember: “Queer Prom” reclaims the high school tradition

06/20/2019

Clarification on: New student representatives to the Board of Regents look to next year

Clarification: A previous version of this article misstated which groups piloted a shadowing program. The program was piloted by MSA and Twin Cities campus representatives to the board.

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06/11/2019

Correction on: Meet the new UMN regents

Correction: A previous version of this story misstated the name of an award earned by Janie Mayeron. It is called the Alumni Service Award. 

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06/11/2019

Correction on: UMN deals with declining transfer applications

Correction: A previous version of this story misrepresented part of the SERU data. Transfer students are less likely to choose to enroll at the University again than non-transfers.

Related: UMN deals with declining transfer applications

05/14/2019

Correction on: Editorial: Reviewing the Task Force report

Editor’s note: there is a substantial correction for this article. We are choosing to leave the original body of text for the sake of transparency – not as an endorsement of the inaccuracies. The correction can be found at the bottom of this page. 

Page 52: The original article incorrectly stated that Nicholson was "incensed" at Elmer Austin Benson's appointment to the University's Board of Regents. According to the task force report and Berman's article, Nicholson was "incensed" at George B. Leonard, a Jewish Minnesotan, being appoint to the Board of Regents. 

The original article also incorrectly interpreted the citation used to support Nicholson being "incensed" by Leonard's appointment to the Board. Hyman Berman, a historian, came to the conclusion that Nicholson was “incensed” by Leonard’s appointment based on separate archives, according to citation 38 of Berman’s article titled “Political Antisemitism in Minnesota during the Great Depression.” Berman's article is used in citation 119 of the task force report. The original editorial only took citation 118 into account.

Page 105: While several African American women lived in the dorms, that does not mean that segregation did not take place in dorms at the University of Minnesota. The atmosphere around African American women in the dorms was not welcoming. 

Page 49: The original article incorrectly states that students' obstacles to employment were a separate matter from their studies at the University. Warning Jewish women about possible obstacles to being employed was related to their time as students at the University, because it related to their decisions to continue studying or not.

Page 51: The original article incorrectly states that the task force report did not include a citation for the "political alliance" described between Dean Nicholson and Ray Chase. The “political alliance” between Nicholson and Chase is cited in citations 111,  112 and 113 of the report. Citation 114 is contextually related to the situation and was not the only citation provided for the “political alliance” described in the task force report.

Related: Editorial: Reviewing the Task Force report

05/13/2019

Clarification on: Controversy lingers around pregnancy centers near campus

Clarification: Planned Parenthood in St. Paul is the closest clinic that provides abortions to the University of Minnesota's St. Paul campus. Whole Woman's Health of the Twin Cities is the closest clinic that provides abortions to the Minneapolis campus.

Related: Controversy lingers around pregnancy centers near campus

05/08/2019

Clarification on: Editorial: Reviewing the Task Force report

Clarification: Many of our claims rely on Hyman Berman’s “Political Antisemitism in Minnesota during the Great Depression.” Citation 38 in this article relies on letters between Nicholson and Chase. As stated in the editorial, we are not historians. The above findings reflect only our interpretation of the report. We want to acknowledge that Chase was a problematic character in the University's history, but, based on the letters, it’s unclear that his character substantiates claims made against Nicholson. This letter does not substantiate claims in Hyman’s citation, which were used for the task force report. The editorial does not reflect the task force’s immense amount of detailed work and the problematic history of the University. Instead, it only offers to small details we found uncorroborated in the report. 

Related: Editorial: Reviewing the Task Force report

04/30/2019

Updated correction on: Student app to highlight history of UMN campus area

Correction: A previous version of this article misstated a detail of the Glen Nelson Center's relationship with Voy. The center will help connect Ho and Perakslis with potential investors.  A previous version also mischaracterized which entity purchased the land. The University of Minnesota Foundation purchased the land. A previous version also mischaracterized the leadership of Motley. It is led by Visus. 

A previous correction also mischaracterized who owns the app. Ho and Perakslis own the app.” 

Related: Student app to highlight history of UMN campus area

04/29/2019

Correction on: Student app to highlight history of UMN campus area

Correction: A previous version of this article misstated a detail of the Glen Nelson Center's relationship with Voy. The center will help connect Ho and Perakslis with potential investors.  A previous version also mischaracterized which entity purchased the app. The University of Minnesota Foundation purchased the app.

Related: Student app to highlight history of UMN campus area

04/28/2019

Correction on: Knoll Area to get major infrastructure upgrade

Correction: A previous version of this article misquoted Caddock. Caddock said continuing to use existing buildings is rewarding for him and his fellow colleagues. 

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04/25/2019

Correction on: Venkata: En l’an 2019

Correction: A previous version of the article misstated the impact long hours on computers have on student health. Many hours working on a computer did not contribute to more frequent seizures in epileptic students.

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04/23/2019

Corrections

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