With sensitive topics circling through University Senate committee meetings, some discussions are shuttered to the public and meeting minutes go unpublished for months.
An outbreak of African swine fever in China is worrying officials about its potential to spread to the United States, which could deliver a devastating blow to the agriculture industry.
A man died after falling from the Stadium Village light rail station as a train departed early Saturday morning, according to Metro Transit Police.
A University of Minnesota student filed a lawsuit accusing Chinese billionaire Richard Liu of sexual assault last summer, according to a complaint filed in Hennepin County District Court on Tuesday.
Keith Yorek grew up on a dairy farm near Little Falls, Minnesota. In 2006, his parents had a plan: they would rent a barn down the road and put Yorek and his three siblings in charge of a herd of 35 cows. He was 10 years old at the time; his oldest brother was just 15.
Seeing inaction on the spread of a neurological animal disease, University of Minnesota researchers are ramping up a new program to bolster policy controlling the health emergency.
In her first campus-wide email, President-designate Joan Gabel announced she will appoint a search committee later this month to replace outgoing Executive Vice President and Provost Karen Hanson.
The full University Senate discussed a proposed policy on gender identity and expression for the first time in anticipation of voting on the policy at the May meeting. The latest draft of the policy, titled Equity and Access: Gender Identity, Gender Expression, Names and Pronouns, was presented to the University Senate on Thursday and primarily received vocal support.
The University of Minnesota outsources disposal of its old technology, recycling over a quarter million pounds of material in a year — but some wish they could buy retired computers from the college.
The record amount of snowfall in February is beginning to melt, raising concerns of flooding throughout the state. Students living around campus have dealt with flooded streets, and flooded basements have kicked off some students' spring breaks.