2/13/2019, 12:23am

University expands travel abroad tracking

A proposed change to the University’s student travel policy would require students to notify the University any time they travel independently. The change would improve the University’s ability to send help if a student ends up near an emergency like a terrorist attack, natural disaster or dangerous riot. 

2/11/2019, 1:31am

Hear to stay: UMN faculty take to podcasting

University of Minnesota faculty and staff are embracing podcasting as a way to promote their work and stay ahead of changes in communication. Their goals are diverse, but the rationale is the same: podcasts are accessible, popular and provide an emotional connection to otherwise faceless academic departments. 

2/11/2019, 1:04am

Marcy-Holmes examines two micro-unit apartment buildings

DJR Architecture Inc. and North Bay Companies presented two potential micro-unit apartments in Dinkytown to the Marcy-Holmes Neighborhood Association’s land use committee Tuesday. The two 72-unit apartments would be located at 1103 and 1121 4th St. SE. There are currently four houses at the developments’ addresses. 

2/8/2019, 3:33pm

Regents approve tuition surcharge for CSE students

The University of Minnesota’s Board of Regents passed a tuition surcharge for College of Science and Engineering students, approved renovations to the University’s volleyball center and reviewed progress on a three-year plan to balance the Law School’s multi-million dollar deficit at meetings on Thursday and Friday.

2/8/2019, 12:40am

Lawmakers weigh in on UMN capital request

University of Minnesota representatives testified in front of the state’s House Capital Investment Division for the first time this week as officials weigh the likelihood of a bonding bill this session.