Reporter JD Duggan speaks with experts about the University of Minnesota's ties with slavery and racism.
UMN's strengthening partnership with Fairview and possible purchase of the Shriners Hospital could indicate further progress toward becoming a top 20 medical school again.
At least 25 local businesses still remain in a four-block radius of Dinkytown, including various restaurants, Alpha Print, The Book House and others.
“Too long, I think there's been barriers,” said James DeSota, co-senior director at UROC and director of administration and programs. “It's part of UROC's mission to really find ways to transform the way that community and the University can work together to solve critical issues that are facing our communities.”
Despite concerns from some members of the Cedar-Riverside business community, city officials insist a proposed African market will vitalize the neighborhood, following the lead of other Minneapolis public markets.
Northrop Auditorium was once home to weekly convocations, free public gatherings that invited speakers to discuss topics like politics, culture and science.
Two University of Minnesota swimmers were shot in Downtown Minneapolis early Saturday, according to the Star Tribune. The 21-year-olds were sent to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
The files released Wednesday, July 24, consist of primary documents referenced in the investigation, including police interview transcripts and text conversations between the alleged victim, her friend and her boyfriend.
Minnesota's State Grant Program funding has increased by 35 percent since 2008, yet consistent tuition increases leave some students struggling with college costs.