Undeterred by a 38-hour standoff and a foot of snowfall in the last two weeks at the University of Minnesota, classes remained in session — to many students’ frustration.
About 20 student volunteers meandered around the room as more than 200 high school students quietly took a mock ACT exam on Saturday morning in Hanson Hall at the University of Minnesota.
What started as an attempt to increase the University of Minnesota’s fan base for Gophers women’s basketball games turned into a full-fledged partnership with the sororities on campus. The partnership took effect for the first time at a home game at Williams Arena Thursday night, when the Gophers took on the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
The Evans Scholars Foundation — a national scholarship program for mid- to low-income golf caddies — is 25 percent female, while just 2 percent of all caddies in the U.S. are female. In contrast to the other 18 Evans Scholar houses nationwide, the number of women scholarship recipients is particularly low at the University’s house, despite national efforts to recruit more diverse caddies.
After swastikas were drawn on walls and controversial fliers were distributed around campus at the University of Minnesota-Morris this semester, many students feel unsatisfied with the University’s response.
Around 80 spectators filled a room in Walter Library Friday morning to watch four students give their three-minute speeches for the University’s second annual Three Minute Thesis competition.
Even though Daniel Mendonza grew up speaking English, when he got to the U.S., he said he lacked the confidence to speak with fellow mechanical engineering students at the University of Minnesota.
A proposed Republican federal tax bill, if enacted, could have serious financial impact on graduate student teaching assistants. The tax proposal, which passed in the U.S. House of Representatives last week, contains a section that would count tuition reductions for teaching assistants as taxable income.
Rather than hosting events for students to make this process easier, the University of Minnesota Medical School Admissions Office opted to create a podcast in an attempt to engage on-the-go students.
The $150,000 grant, called the University Student Service Fees Child Care Assistance Grant, is awarded to the University's Student Parent Help Center each year. All fee-paying University students are eligible, and individual awards are determined on a case-by-case basis.