The 88-year-old residential hall closed in spring 2017 for a two-year, $104.5 million renovation project. Construction is currently at the halfway point and is expected to be completed on time and on budget, with the goal to resume housing first-year students in fall 2019.
An increase in demand for stress management services at the University of Minnesota led to the creation of a new program last spring that hopes to expand its aid to students in the fall.
The University of Minnesota's Student Senate passed a resolution on freedom of speech and artistic expression in May, which sparked conversations around the issue.
Among a variety of concerns, the petition claims the University gave in to pressure from members of the Minnesota Legislature who threatened to deny funding for the University if the fellowship was not removed.
Student workers are campaigning for a $15 per hour minimum wage for University of Minnesota student jobs.
A University of Minnesota Medical School fellowship application was removed from a University website following controversy surrounding its reproductive healthcare training, which included abortion procedures.
Prime Place Apartments, home to more than 100 University of Minnesota students, continues to face criticism from residents, neighbors and lawmakers for construction issues and safety violations. Concerned parties met at a public forum organized by Prospect Park Association Monday night at St. Francis Cabrini Church to discuss ongoing issues at the apartments on 27th Avenue SE.
Organics recycling will be a full-time part of University of Minnesota residential halls in fall 2018.
University of Minnesota researchers quantified the idea that political and group identities can sway students’ acceptance of climate change and other politically charged scientific concepts.
Average ACT scores for enrolled freshmen at the University of Minnesota are climbing, but some believe the trend is hurting the diversity of incoming students.