Many student presidents need to pay for tuition, housing and cost of living without working other jobs during their presidential term. These steep requirements may preclude some from running for president.
The report generated by the University Task Force on Building Names and Institutional History was originally planned to be released in November. It was then postponed to December, and then even further to the middle of January. The report has now received its third delay, according to a University spokesperson.
A University of Minnesota student plans to sue the University after Chinese billionaire Richard Liu was not charged for his alleged sexual assault of the student, according to reports from the Star Tribune and Associated Press.
University of Minnesota students are encouraging one another to grow their own vegetables — not in a greenhouse or on a plot of land, but in their own apartments and dorms.
University of Minnesota graduate students are raising concerns that some graduate departments aren't disclosing certain fees to students.
Around 30,000 people nationwide applied to the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program this year. As of June 2018, less than 1 percent of people have been approved for the program by the U.S. Department of Education.
Uninsured patients face less stability in emergency rooms, which could lead to higher mortality rates, according to a November study from a University of Minnesota faculty member.
With the goal of reducing stigma about the neighborhood, the Minnesota Student Association is working on an initiative to educate students about the Cedar-Riverside neighborhood. MSA aims to roll out the initial program messages in the spring of 2019. Right now, it's looking at the best ways to disseminate information about the neighborhood.
The University of Minnesota’s Council of Graduate Students created a mental health committee this semester in an effort to de-stigmatize graduate student mental health.