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There’s smartphones, smartwatches, smart TVs, so why not a smart water bottle? Well, a group of University of Minnesota students have created just that. It’s called ‘Hidrate Me.’
The University of Minnesota has named a new chief of police Tuesday. Matthew Clark, of the Minneapolis Police Department, will join the university as the chief of police.
The University of Minnesota has issued a crime alert after two women were robbed near the East Bank campus early Thursday morning. Minneapolis Police say the robbery happened at about 2:05 a.m. near the intersection of 8th Street Southeast and 14th Avenue Southeast.
They came from her hometown, her school and her college to say goodbye to Jennifer Houle. Several hundred gathered at Northrup Auditorium for Sunday’s memorial service.
Officials said the body of a young woman was recovered from the Mississippi River Wednesday evening. The Hennepin County Sheriff’s office said the body was found by the county’s water patrol near the 10th Avenue Bridge at about 7 p.m.
The Oscar Mayer Wienermobile made a stop in downtown Minneapolis Tuesday, right outside the WCCO building!
Cyclists listen up! The state wants your input as it continues to develop a standardized bicycle plan. MnDOT is holding an open house at the U of M’s Urban Research and Outreach Center Wednesday.
Lawmakers narrowed down Tuesday the field of candidates for the University of Minnesota’s governing board but couldn’t agree in two of the five contests. Members of the House and Senate higher education committees planned to recommend five candidates for the 12-member Board of Regents — which sets tuition and policy at the state’s flagship college — to the joint Legislature, which will likely make final choices later this month. They did that for three out five open seats, choosing two newcomers and an incumbent.
The student led group Whose Diversity? is hosting a sit-in on the University of Minnesota’s Twin Cities campus Monday. According to a statement released by the group, Whose Diversity? is holding the sit-in in President Kaler’s office in an effort to persuade change on campus.
The University of Minnesota’s Goldy Gopher now has the hardware to prove he’s one of the best mascots in the country. Goldy took home the bronze at the Universal Cheer Association college nationals in Orlando this weekend.
Students at the University of Minnesota say the “affirmative consent” policy could make it easier to determine if sex was indeed consensual.
The University of Minnesota is inviting everyone out to see its high-tech holiday light display. The College of Science and Engineering students designed the show on the Civil Engineering Building Plaza.
Two University of Minnesota students were allegedly robbed and assault near campus early Friday morning, according to police. The incident occurred around 1 a.m. Friday near the intersection of 6th Street SE and 12th Avenue SE.
The University of Minnesota Twin Cities campus was ranked as the 29th best global university, according to a study done by U.S. News & World Report. The study, released Tuesday, ranks the U of M at number nine among U.S. public institutions and number three among Big Ten Conference public schools.
Every so often, I visit the U of M Dairy Salesroom and pick up a few cheeses. Last time, I purchased a tub of Nuworld cheese spread. Nuworld is a cheese developed at the U of M and is considered a white “blue” cheese instead of the more traditional blue veined blue cheese.
The efforts of a University of Minnesota student have helped change the way the University sells season tickets. This spring, the University began bundling ticket packages.
Minnesota quarterback Mitch Leidner has a turf toe injury on his left foot, leaving his availability uncertain for this week’s game against San Jose State. Coach Jerry Kill said Leidner would practice Tuesday but won’t play Saturday if he’s not deemed 100 percent healthy.
WCCO This Morning’s Jamie Yuccas and Kim Johnson are both graduates of the University of Minnesota, but only one of them had been to a Gophers game. Kim spent her whole college career away from the big game, so Jamie took it upon herself to show her what she was missing.
The University of Minnesota issued a crime alert after a student was threatened with a large screwdriver in an attempted armed robbery Thursday.
The Minnesota Vikings have claimed tight end MarQueis Gray and offensive tackle Mike Harris off waivers. Linebacker Larry Dean and offensive tackle Austin Wentworth were released Sunday to make room on the roster.
The University of Minnesota-Twin Cities is the top college to watch, according to a recent Forbes ranking. The University of Minnesota tops the list of most improved schools since 2009 in its America’s Best Colleges rankings.
A University of Minnesota motorcycle officer was injured in a high-speed chase Saturday morning in Minneapolis. According to Minneapolis Police, the incident happened just after 11 a.m. in Seven Corners near the U of M’s West Bank campus. The officer ran the plate of a black SUV with a trailer attached to it and found that it was stolen.