Christopher Aadland

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Athletics director resigns after sexual harassment allegations

University of Minnesota Athletics Director Norwood Teague resigned following sexual harassment allegations, the school announced Friday. University President Eric Kaler accepted Teague’s resignation Thursday, which took effect Friday. Kaler issued a statement Friday saying the alleged behavior, which included “unwelcome sexual advances and verbal and physical conduct,” occurred on one night and involved an intoxicated Teague harassing two non-student University employees.


Retired University alumni may be able to settle near campus

As former Gophers continue to age and enter their golden years, some regents and administrators at the University of Minnesota say the campus area could be a desirable retirement destination for baby boomers.   The idea to build housing for aging University alums


Grain elevator and silos may stay

After the University of Minnesota agreed to buy property on the campus’ borders in June, the Minneapolis Heritage Preservation Commission voted to deny an application to demolish a grain elevator and silos that occupy the land last week.    The building


Bell Museum nabs additional funds for space

An updated plan for the new Bell Museum of Natural History includes additional space after project leaders recently raised concerns about scaled-back designs.   The revamped


Additional space added to new Bell Museum design

After concerns were raised about a smaller than envisioned new Bell Museum of Natural History, the layout’s size has been increased. The decision was announced after a meeting held for the project’s stakeholders Saturday morning on the University of Minnesota’s St. Paul campus, where the new museum will be located. Under the updated conception, features like a basement, additional exhibit and meeting spaces and room for catering will be included — features that weren’t incorporated in previous renderings of the building.


Psychiatry prof forges document

A professor in the University of Minnesota’s Department of Psychiatry will retire at the end of the month after the University announced last week that he was caught fabricating a document. Ken Winters admitted to forging a document to speed up the approval process for one of his six studies, said Dr. Mark Paller, interim psychiatry department head and senior associate dean of the University of Minnesota Medical School.


U museum plans create concerns

As progress on the University of MinnesotaâÄôs new Bell Museum of Natural History inches forward, some leaders involved in the planning process have expressed worry regarding the buildingâÄôs design.


Kaler discusses consent policy, tuition

The Minnesota Daily sat down with University of Minnesota President Eric Kaler for the summer installment of KickinâÄô It with Kaler. He discussed the affirmative consent policy, administrative cuts and tuition increases. The Board of Regents has been criticized by some legislators and the public for not being engaged enough in the past. But now, especially with the newest batch of regents, some feel like the board may start to be more critical of the administrationâÄôs priorities. How do you feel about regents possibly scrutinizing your ideas more than in the past?