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.
University of Minnesota graduate school governance has taken the first steps to address what they see as a disparity among graduate school stipends.
The University’s Council of Graduate Students and Professional Student Government are currently creating a group where student parents can connect with each other, access resources like daycare programs and discuss parental issues.
President Eric Kaler appointed Christopher Cramer as the University's new vice president for research Tuesday.
The hourly pay for University of Minnesota student Megan Hanson's job at Wilson Library recently increased to $9.86 per hour — the highest it's been since she started working there in 2017.
The University of Minnesota has given honorary degrees to some notable figures in the past: Desmond Tutu, Jane Goodall and Hillary Clinton are some notable honorees. On Wednesday, Prince Rogers Nelson was added to that list.