At this year’s final Board of Regents meetings on Thursday and Friday — the first since October — the regents will discuss and act on a new administrative sexual assault policy, collective bargaining agreements and a tuition increase for some students, among other matters.
The Minnesota Daily met with University of Minnesota President Eric Kaler for this year’s final monthly interview on Friday, Dec. 1.
The proportion of first-generation undergraduate students at the University of Minnesota has decreased by more than 5 percent since 2010, according to enrollment data.
University of Minnesota Student Legal Service has seen a 15 percent increase in cases compared to last fall.
The Minnesota Daily sat down with University of Minnesota President Eric Kaler on Thursday for this month's interview about campus news. Kaler discussed first-generation college students, a college dean's possible departure and the potential employee strike.
In response to the declining Minnesota moose population, University researchers are studying possible factors contributing to the increase in mortality.
Around 50 people made up the group waiting on election results at Gandhi Mahal Restaurant on East Lake Street Tuesday, where incumbent Mayor Betsy Hodges acknowledged her initial prospects weren't promising.
University of Minnesota student and faculty voters trickled into campus area polling places for the Minneapolis municipal elections Tuesday. Polls opened at 7 a.m. for the 2017 municipal elections, where candidates are competing for Minneapolis mayor, city council and park board. Area residents gave a number of reasons for their votes throughout the day. Polls close at 8 p.m.
Hundreds of University of Minnesota workers represented by the union Teamsters Local 320 voted Thursday to approve a possible strike over working conditions. The union represents workers in building and grounds maintenance, food service and custodial jobs, among others, who are asking for better wages and the ability to take longer vacations without the possibility of losing their jobs. The vote follows a September ruling by a Minnesota appellate court not to let University faculty, teaching specialists and lecturers form one bargaining unit in their push for unionization.
The Minneapolis Police Department responded to a report of an attempted robbery Monday night. The incident occurred at 9:15 p.m. near the intersection of University and 13th Avenue, according to a timely warning sent by the University of Minnesota.