In an effort to advance diversity, the University of Minnesota Medical School announced it will be creating a new administrative position for equity and inclusion.
The University’s Passport Office, which opened July 8, is an official passport acceptance facility operated by the Global Programs and Strategy Alliance office located on 17th Avenue Southeast.
To honor the late president of Students Devoted to Marginalized Communities, the University of Minnesota student group launched a fundraising campaign earlier this month to build a water well in Somalia in Zahra Mohamed’s name.
“People love to hear stories of how a business became a success,” said Andre Eggert, a spokesperson for the Carlson School. “As a business school, we know that you’re missing half the story if you don’t also hear about the failures.”
As of September, Student Unions and Activities will spotlight and expand its selection of snacks from different parts of the world at the Gopher Express locations on the University's Twin Cities campus.
When it comes to selling used textbooks back to the University of Minnesota Bookstores, in several cases, students have been dissatisfied with the money they are offered in return. This has in part led to a decrease in the number of books the store has bought back in recent years.
The name of the University of Minnesota’s Department of Asian Languages and Literatures has changed to the Department of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies to provide a more accurate description of what the department teaches.
The University of Minnesota’s history department will offer a new course this fall in response to recent discussion on the University’s history elicited by efforts to rename campus buildings.
Flyers created by a far-right political organization were placed on campus last week, accusing the University and multiple student groups of being anti-Semitic.
In addition to juggling final exams and managing stress, many Muslim students at the University of Minnesota will be fasting without food and drink from dawn to dusk as they observe the holy month of Ramadan, starting this week.