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U’s Newest Dorm Is Both Student & Environment Friendly

Step inside the brick and glass building at the corner of 17th and University in Minneapolis and you might catch contractors putting on final touches. Beginning Monday, University of Minnesota students will be moving into the first new residential hall on campus in over 10 years. Each room will come with beds pre-lofted to save on precious space. And with some 71 bathrooms and showers in the building, there should be little waiting each morning where 600 students will be getting ready for class.

08/23/2013

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‘U’ Researchers Pinpoint Enzyme That Leads To Several Cancers

There has been a breakthrough in cancer research at the University of Minnesota.

07/14/2013

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Historic Cord Blood Transplant Could Cure HIV/AIDS

University of Minnesota physicians will perform the world’s first cord blood transplant, which if successful, is designed to cure a pediatric patient of HIV/AIDS.

04/23/2013

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‘U Of M’ Dorm Room Raided By FBI

A University of Minnesota student’s dorm room has been raided by the FBI, according to a U of M representative.

03/07/2013

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U Of M Wrestler’s Music Career Clashes With NCAA Rules

A University of Minnesota athlete may have to give up his wrestling career to follow his passion for inspiring others.

02/18/2013

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Go Tubby Go!

Gopher coach Tubby Smith celebrates with his team after their win against the Badgers.

02/15/2013

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U Of M Tests Year-Round Classes This Fall

The University of Minnesota is testing out a program that eliminates summer break for college students. Classes would go year-round.

02/11/2013

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Dinkytown Businesses Urged To Hire Extra Security

Minneapolis police are asking Dinkytown businesses to reassess security as crime continues to rise in the area.

11/17/2012

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Police Say Teen Girls Responsible For Recent Robberies

A series of brazen robberies by suspects you might not expect has caused police to issue a crime alert on the University of Minnesota campus.

11/01/2012

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‘U Of M’ Struggling To Keep Up With Mental Health Cases

New research shows one in four students at the University of Minnesota is diagnosed with a form of mental illness every year. There are so many cases, in fact, the University’s mental health services is struggling to with demand.

10/29/2012

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Raptor Center On Mission To Protect Galapagos Animals

The University of Minnesota Raptor Center will head to the Galapagos island of Pinzón next week to in a continuing effort to help the endangered Pinzón giant tortoises and hawks.

10/27/2012

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3 Robberies Over Weekend Near ‘U Of M’

The University of Minnesota is reminding students and pedestrians to take precautions while walking late at night after three people – two of them students – were robbed over the weekend.

10/24/2012

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Curiocity: Cloud Cult On Partnering With U Of M Ad Campaign

There’s something awfully familiar about the new University of Minnesota ad campaign. The ads, which focus on the theme of illumination, features a recognizable sound — that of the Minneapolis-based indie rock band, Cloud Cult.

10/03/2012

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Best Of MN: U Of M Sports Bar

Where’s the best place to proudly tout your maroon and gold gear? WCCO viewers picked the Best Sports Bar near the U as Stub & Herbs.

09/08/2012

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Gophers Heading Into Next Game With High Expectations

A good start or a disappointment? These are two questions for the Minnesota Gopher football team heading into Week Two on the heels of a triple overtime heart-stopper at Nevada Las Vegas.

09/04/2012

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