University of Minnesota

Nursing students guide path for Ebola volunteers in Liberia

As health volunteers pack up and head to an Ebola clinic in a small Liberian village this month and next, a group of University of Minnesota nursing students are constructing maps of the place, which is practically invisible on Google and Bing maps from thousands of miles away.


Chicano, Latino department running on last fumes, program leaders seek outside help

(Photo by Images Money published under Creative Commons License)

With only one full-time faculty member, the University of Minnesota’s Department of Chicano and Latino Studies is concerned for its future.


Share Dinkytown stories at a reunion this weekend

(Photos by Bill Huntzicker)

If you have Dinkytown memories and stories, you’re invited to share them this weekend at a couple of events and to reminisce about the area’s past and discuss its future.


University of Minnesota apologizes for culturally offensive event

The University of Minnesota is apologizing for a theme party it recently hosted on campus that some campus community members criticized for being inappropriate and offensive.


Medical marijuana office head Michelle Larson juggles work, doctoral studies

The task of running Minnesota’s new Office of Medical Cannabis falls to a University of Minnesota student.


University of Minnesota student representatives now sit on Southeast Como, Marcy-Holmes boards

(Photo by Michael Hicks published under Creative Commons License)

The Southeast Como Improvement Association officially approved student voting positions Wednesday evening, a policy change neighborhood leaders say represents the growing role University of Minnesota students are playing in the area.


Kaler agrees to meet with University of Minnesota group 'Whose Diversity?'

(Photo by Chelsea Gortmaker)

After a student group raised criticism on the University of Minnesota’s commitment to diversity, President Eric Kaler has plans to confront their concerns.


Hiding in Plain Sight: Nuruddin Farah reads from new novel

11/13/2014 - 7:30pm - 9:30pm

Somali novelist Nuruddin Farah returns to Minneapolis to launch his 12th novel. Hiding in Plain Sight (Riverhead, 2014) follows an international fash

Worries linger over Postsecondary Teaching and Learning closing

(Photo by Bala Sivakumar published under Creative Commons License)

When the Department of Postsecondary Teaching and Learning announced last week that it will shutter in two years, it left some faculty members worried about their future in the college.

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