After a year-long process, the Minneapolis Police Department assigned two Somali-American officers, Daadir Galayr and Mohamud Jama, to patrol the predominantly East African neighborhood. Community leaders and MPD hope the officers will help bridge the cultural divide between police and residents.
After a two-year review period, the University of Minnesota Police Department has decided not to seek funding for bodycams in its upcoming budget request. University administrators cited sufficient existing infrastructure and privacy concerns as reasons not to ask for the funding.
University of Minnesota and Minneapolis police departments responded to multiple assaults and thefts on and around campus this past week.
A public safety campaign over the holidays resulted in more than 2,700 drunk driving arrests statewide by the University of Minnesota Police Department and other agencies.
The University of Minnesota is sponsoring a clinical trial of an anti-seizure medication after research by a University professor showed a link between some seizures and Alzheimer’s disease.
The University of Minnesota’s mechanical engineering department received a wind tunnel last month that will provide a new way to gain experience and learn new skills in agriculture research for undergraduate and graduate researchers.
The University of Minnesota’s School of Public Health, along with Hennepin Healthcare and Mayo Clinic, are collaborating on a new training program that will train healthcare researchers by embedding them within healthcare facilities to speed up the turnaround between research and practice.
The University of Minnesota unveiled newly-renovated robotics research labs that provide faculty and graduate students with various work spaces and resources.
A recent study by University of Minnesota researchers discovered immigration to the U.S. can rapidly change the bacteria found in a person’s gut — findings that may shed light on the causes of high obesity rates in immigrant communities.