According to a report released last May by the Urban Indian Health Institute, there are more than 5,700 cases of missing and murdered indigenous women and girls in the U.S. Of those, only 116 are logged in the Department of Justice’s missing persons database.
University of Minnesota student Jacob Erdman almost didn’t pause in the lobby of Nicholson Hall to detangle his headphones one day in mid-March, but he did. He almost didn’t notice the Automated External Defibrillator near the entrance, but he did.
A University of Minnesota alumna and several graduate students are working to install an exhibit at the Minneapolis Institute of Art that better showcases the relationship 15th and 16th century England had to the Islamic world.
A report released last month by Peace Corps, the U.S. governmental organization that connects volunteers with underserved communities, ranked the University of Minnesota as third in the nation for supplying Peace Corps volunteers.
Because of the contributions to one company by a University of Minnesota professor, a major Midwest food chain is quietly introducing a genetically edited soybean oil, causing controversy in the agriculture and food industries.
Though the Phillips Neighborhood Clinic is open from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. each Monday and Thursday night, it’s typical for a line to form by 5:45 p.m. The line often includes immigrants, non-native English speakers and the uninsured, all seeking no-cost treatment from a primary clinic run by University of Minnesota professional students.
The Innocence Project, a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization that provides legal support to wrongly convicted felons, moved to the University of Minnesota Law School earlier this month.
Performers for the one-day music festival, slated for April 27 and hosted by Student Unions and Activities, include the Battle of the Bands winner, Ella Vos, Jay Rock and Waka Flocka Flame.
The English department formed a committee this spring to work on issues of equity, diversity and inclusion. This is part of a three-year plan that is required of all College of Liberal Arts departments. According to department head Andrew Elfenbein, the committee includes tenured and tenure-track faculty, staff and graduate students.
Fourth-year University of Minnesota psychology student Avery Yang was disappointed when things fizzled out between him and an employee at his favorite bagel shop, whom he affectionately referred to as “bae-gal” after they corresponded via text for a few days.