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.
The process to rename the University of Minnesota’s Coffman Union and three other campus buildings has been further delayed, according to a University release sent Thursday.
University of Minnesota graduate student Uyen Pham’s landlord rarely replies to her messages regarding maintenance problems. She pays rent through the Venmo app and has not signed a lease.
Students at the University of Minnesota are working with partners on campus to create an app that covers transit options for University members.
Bicycle Benefits, a program that encourages people to ride bikes and wear helmets, gives bicyclists discounts and deals to businesses participating in the program. Bicyclists wearing a helmet with a Bicycle Benefits sticker receive discounts when they present their helmets at participating businesses. Many Minneapolis businesses already partner with the program.
University of Minnesota students are advocating for more lighting in the Dinkytown area in an effort to increase a sense of safety for pedestrians.
A company run by University of Minnesota students is investing in local startups and bringing new business to the Twin Cities.
University of Minnesota administrators and students have started to question the slow timeline of the initiative to rename Coffman Union.
The family of a University of Minnesota graduate who struggled with addiction has helped fund a wellness room in the Law School.