Graduate student government at the University of Minnesota recently expressed concern about high fees for international graduate students at the University in comparison to fees at other Big Ten schools.
A short film about Cedar-Riverside aims to bridge cultural gaps between the community’s elders and youth and highlight positive stories in the neighborhood.
Cedar-Riverside community members met with Amazon representatives Tuesday with hopes of expanding the neighborhood’s relationship with the tech giant.
Amid criticism, the Minneapolis City Council unanimously approved protections for public housing residents Friday. The measure comes as the Minneapolis Public Housing Authority plans to use Rental Assistance Demonstration, a 2012 federal program meant to attract private or nonprofit investment to buildings in need of repair.
University of Minnesota creative writing professor Julie Schumacher will replace Jim Burke, producer of the Oscar-winning film “Green Book,” as the College of Liberal Arts' 2019 commencement speaker. A CLA announcement stated Burke withdrew due to "family health matters."
Community members and University of Minnesota researchers are helping the City of Minneapolis develop a more sustainable food system.
University of Minnesota medical providers and other community members helped shape City of Minneapolis recommendations to address opioid use.
Amid pushback, a proposal to restructure representation within the Minneapolis City Council was rejected last week. The plan, presented to the Minneapolis City Charter Commission, would reduce the Council’s 13 members to nine. Under the proposal, six of these council members would represent individual wards while three at-large representatives would be elected by all Minneapolis residents.
Local neighborhood groups recently weighed in on a new City of Minneapolis funding framework that emphasizes diversity.
A year before the 2020 census begins, the City of Minneapolis and neighborhood groups near the University of Minnesota campus are promoting census participation among students, a traditionally hard-to-reach population.