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.
As part of the Campaign for the College of Biological Sciences, which launched Nov. 5, faculty plan to use new teaching methods in classrooms to improve lab-based learning.
If current trends hold, fall 2017 could be the most trafficked semester based on numbers dating back to 2010 for the free learning resource.
Investigations of a University-area apartment show developers of the building repeatedly broke deadlines and forced students to keep leases for apartments that shouldn't have been approved to take in any residents at all.