From canceled livestock shows to missed research opportunities and giant pumpkin competitions, University students and graduates lose valuable experience without this year’s state fair.
Tamara Stark often works with youth and college-aged students, many of whom were struggling even before COVID-19 hit. Since March, Stark said calls to the organization's 24-hour helpline last much longer than usual. Some conversations that would normally take five minutes are now averaging closer to 30.
Joining more than 50 schools nationwide, medical students aim to integrate climate change and curricula
The group, Medical Students for a Sustainable Future, launched on Earth Day.
With fewer people on the University of Minnesota campus due to COVID-19 crisis, the University's Sustainability Office’s goal of bringing organics recycling to every campus building has slowed considerably.
In celebration of Earth Day last week, the University of Minnesota Office of Sustainability released a series of educational material about ways students can become more eco-friendly and sustainable.
University of Minnesota Bookstores and Libraries are extending deadlines and waiving shipping and overdue fees across the board because of COVID-19.
As part of a collaboration between the Raptor Center and UMN Extension, a new project called Outdoor Investigations in the STEM Classroom (OISC) works to help science teachers incorporate online modules into their curriculum.
The study will analyze the physical distancing habits and mental health of older adults and young families throughout Minnesota.
Through the development of a 14-day meal kit, University researchers aim to help rural Minnesota grocers and communities cope with food availability during the pandemic.
MN COVIDsitters pairs students with health care workers in need of services like child care, pet care and grocery runs.