NEWS


4/4/2019, 12:24am

English department committee formed to address diversity

The English department formed a committee this spring to work on issues of equity, diversity and inclusion. This is part of a three-year plan that is required of all College of Liberal Arts departments. According to department head Andrew Elfenbein, the committee includes tenured and tenure-track faculty, staff and graduate students.


4/4/2019, 12:23am

Census efforts target students, minorities

A year before the 2020 census begins, the City of Minneapolis and neighborhood groups near the University of Minnesota campus are promoting census participation among students, a traditionally hard-to-reach population.


4/4/2019, 12:14am

The life of the University's old tech

The University of Minnesota outsources disposal of its old technology, recycling over a quarter million pounds of material in a year — but some wish they could buy retired computers from the college.


3/31/2019, 10:10pm

Students push for better campus bus system

Despite the end of a harsh winter, which saw many overcrowded University of Minnesota buses and increased delays, students continue to voice their concerns about campus buses and push for change.


3/31/2019, 10:09pm

Citywide event to open up buildings around UMN

More than 100 venues will participate in Doors Open Minneapolis on May 18 and 19. Participating businesses include several around the University of Minnesota and its nearby neighborhoods. Event sponsors announced the festivities late last month. 


3/31/2019, 10:07pm

Many millennials not alone in being single

Fourth-year University of Minnesota psychology student Avery Yang was disappointed when things fizzled out between him and an employee at his favorite bagel shop, whom he affectionately referred to as “bae-gal” after they corresponded via text for a few days.