University of Minnesota community advisors will now receive more in-depth training on addressing sexual misconduct. While training details aren’t finalized, it will cover how CAs can best respond to students who have concerns or who have experienced sexual misconduct.
After seeing friends struggle with mental illnesses, Carlson students Susan Pederson and Shelby Banks wanted to find a way to support more conversations about mental health at the university. So the two joined the Carlson School of Management’s mental health committee, which was founded three years ago within the Carlson Business Board.
Carol Strohecker has been named the new dean of the University of Minnesota’ College of Design. On Tuesday, the University announced — pending Board of Regents approval in May — that Strohecker’s appointment will be effective Aug.
With less than two months until the end of the school year, the Minnesota Daily sat down with Minnesota Student Association president Abeer Syedah for an update on student government.
Closing its series of events addressing violence, health and justice, the University of Minnesota’s Center for Bioethics held a panel on campus sexual assault Saturday. During the event, “Dismantling Campus Rape Culture,” a panel of faculty, staff and students took questions from over 200 audience members. Susan Craddock, the director of the Center for Bioethics, said they chose the topic in light of increased public discourse on rape culture, following the Gophers football boycott over the suspension of players connected to a sexual assault investigation.
As part of larger sustainability efforts, Yudof Hall residents can now recycle organics. The Minnesota Student Association and the University of Minnesota Recycling Program worked together to put organics recycling bins in first-floor apartments of Yudof Hall.
Student governments at the University of Minnesota have struggled with saving grant money for this academic year. By March, the Minnesota Student Association and the Professional Student Government spent most of the funds for their grants, which are awarded to students for individual and community projects.
New leaders for the three University of Minnesota’s student government bodies announced Sunday after votes from last week’s election were counted. Undergraduate students elected Trish Palermo as Minnesota Student Association president for the next school year, the All Campus Elections Commission announced Sunday afternoon. Second-year law student Rachel Cardwell was chosen to be Professional Student Government’s president.
Clouds of steam and raucous ringing coming from the University of Minnesota’s new Main Energy Plant stumped students as they snapped pictures on Washington Avenue Bridge Tuesday. “I don’t know,” said speech and language pathology student Courtney Phillips.