Passersby walk next to Coffman Union on Monday, Oct. 29, 2018. 

Passersby walk next to Coffman Union on Monday, Oct. 29, 2018. 

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Task force to Kaler: rename four buildings

President-appointed task force recommends stripping names from Coffman, Nicholson, Middlebrook and Coffey.

A University of Minnesota task force issued recommendations that, if accepted, would be unprecedented in higher education — renaming four buildings tied to racist and anti-Semitic administrators.

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China-funded institute set to close

The University of Minnesota’s Confucius Institute — part of a controversial web of Chinese-backed institutes hosted at universities across the U.S. — will close at the end of the semester.

2/19/2019, 11:23pm

Early-morning stretch program aids UMN staff

While most of the campus is still asleep on weekday mornings, some University of Minnesota Facilities Management personnel gather as early as 5 a.m. to start their day with a dose of group exercise and camaraderie.

2/18/2019, 10:55pm

Students create sweet-treat student group

Cleverly named Oven Lovin, the group aims to create a community gathered around a love of baking and give people a taste of their recipes through social media. This group stands out from other campus cooking clubs because it desires to not only create culinary works, but to share their creations with others, teaching viewers how to bake on their own.