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U Of M Police To Students After Recent Robbery: Put Your Phone Away

As students head into finals week, University of Minnesota police are looking into the first on campus robbery of the semester.

04/28/2014

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After 28 Robberies Near ‘U’ Campus, MPD Taking Action

A rash of robberies and assaults on the University of Minnesota Twin Cities campus has students calling for more police on the beat. As a result, Minneapolis Police are ramping up its efforts to keep students on and near campus safe.

12/05/2013

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U Of M Students Petition For Safety

Students at the University of Minnesota are taking a stand on safety. An online petition has received thousands of signatures demanding an increased police presence on and near campus.

11/27/2013

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Police: ‘U’ Student Sexually Assaulted By Man In Cop Garb

A man wearing a badge and security-style belt sexually assaulted a University of Minnesota student early Sunday morning, according to police.

11/24/2013

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Suspected Gas Leak Clears U Of M Building, No Leak Found

A University of Minnesota building was evacuated because of a suspected gas leak, but no gas was found. Students were cleared from the chemical engineering building on the East Bank of the Minneapolis campus Monday afternoon.

11/11/2013

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‘U’ Named Among Nation’s Ugliest Campuses

Brains before beauty, so the saying goes. Or, at least, that’s what many on the University of Minnesota campus must be thinking today. According to Travel + Leisure Magazine, the Twin Cities campus of the ‘U’ is among the ugliest college campuses in the country.

10/30/2013

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UM President Kaler On First Day Of School

University of Minnesota President Eric Kaler talked about the start of a new school year on Tuesday morning with WCCO host Dave Lee.

09/03/2013

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Mpls. Lemonade Stand Raises Money & Spirits

When it comes to raising money for the Ronald McDonald House Summer Program, it’s all old school. Over the course of five Wednesdays this summer, the Ronald McDonald House, next to the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities campus, is sponsoring lemonade stands to help send children and their siblings on field trips.

07/11/2013

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UW-Eau Claire Student, Minn. Native Missing After Fall Into River

A University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire student is still missing after falling into the Chippewa River from the university’s footbridge, according to police.

04/21/2013

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UM President Kaler Outlines Budget Plan

UM President Eric Kaler outlined his budget proposal for the next 2 years

02/05/2013

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Big Crackdown On Underage Drinking At The ‘U’

In the largest crackdown on drinking the University of Minnesota campus will see this year, dozens of officers spent Saturday night keeping a close eye on how students spent their time. Cops hope the extra effort now will lead to a safer year at the U.

09/13/2012

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After Muggings, ‘U Of M’ Cautions Students To Avoid Distractions

After three separate robberies and beatings, the University of Minnesota is cautioning students to avoid being distracted by their cell phones.

09/09/2012

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Principal: Maple Grove H.S. Lockdown Caused By Knife

A report of a knife on Maple Grove Senoir High School’s campus caused a lockdown Wednesday, according to school officials.

04/05/2012

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U Of M’s In-Your-Face Safe Drinking Campaign

Colleges have been concerned about student drinking for years, but this month, the University of Minnesota is trying a new approach, with an in-your face awareness campaign spread all over campus trying to get friends of drinkers to step up.

03/08/2012

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‘Bully Summit’ Held On ‘U Of M’ Campus

Students can’t learn if they don’t feel safe. That was one of the messages at Monday’s summit on bullying.

03/05/2012

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