UMN in the News
University of Minnesota President Eric Kaler fielded praise and pointed criticism following the resignation of Norwood Teague as athletic director, with Kaler’s staff scrambling at times to control the flow of information to the public.
After a yearlong search, the University of Minnesota’s Aurora Center hired a new employee earlier this month specifically to help engage men in conversations about sexual assault prevention.
If you or your children ever tried talking to Goldy Gopher, the buck-toothed University of Minnesota mascot, you know the one thing you can’t have: a conversation.
Goldy may wave, gesture, bump your fist, hug you or tussle your hair, but the Big Rodent isn’t much for small talk, or any talk at all. Like most college and professional team mascots, Goldy never speaks. That’s part of the illusion. Silence is Goldy. And some Goldys take it further, never discussing their time in the costume after they take it off for the last time.
The University of Minnesota will present the results of two separate investigations into its athletics department at a special Board of Regents meeting on Dec. 8, the Star Tribune has learned.
Is there any difference between business schools? Sri Zaheer, dean of the University of Minnesota's Carlson School Management, says not all schools are alike.
Before students leave for Thanksgiving break, University of Minnesota President Eric Kaler sat down for another installment of Kickin’ It with Kaler. In November’s question-and-answer session, Kaler talked about protests, research at the University and his recent trip to Asia.
Farmers are experimenting with cover crops, which can improve soil and reduce erosion during the many months between fall harvest and spring planting. It’s a time when millions of acres of Minnesota cropland lie brown and exposed for weeks before and after winter’s snow, vulnerable to heavy rains and gusty winds. U of M Extension educator, Jill Sackett Eberhart, is quoted and the U of M’s Forever Green Initiative is mentioned.
University of Minnesota Police are searching for a robbery suspect after an incident on campus Saturday morning.
Two University of Minnesota doctors are recommending that the nation’s schools eliminate football, reducing the pressure on children to engage in a sport riddled with concussions.
The dean of the Humphrey School of Public Affairs at University of Minnesota was center stage in Washington D.C. Thursday. Eric Schwartz was a panel member for a US Senate committee meeting on ISIS’ impact on refugee resettlement.