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  • Stressed about taxes? VTAP can help…for free

  • Posted on March 25, 2015 by Murphy News Service Stressed about taxes? VTAP can help…for free Education, U of Minn By Kaitlin Merkel Murphy News Service Many University of Minnesota students balance the stress of classes, jobs and social lives besides having to worry about filing their tax returns by the April 15 deadline. As Tax Day approaches, the......read more



  • Sketch night at the Bell Museum

  • Posted on March 25, 2015 by Murphy News Service Sketch night at the Bell Museum Art, Education, U of Minn, Video By Max Smith Murphy News Service With spring just around the corner, artists who take inspiration from nature will be streaming outdoors. But for those who prefer to stay indoors, the University of Minnesota campus may have something......read more



  • City leaders pushing for more accessible cabs

  • Posted on March 25, 2015 by Murphy News Service City leaders pushing for more accessible cabs News, Video ...read more



  • School nursing: more than just first aid

  • Posted on March 24, 2015 by Murphy News Service School nursing: more than just first aid News By Allison Maass Murphy News Service Licensed school nurses (LSN) at Edina do more than just first aid for students, they are health educators and promoters for students and their families. This is Anna Sonday’s first semester at Edina Public School District......read more



  • 50 years of Colombian conflict play out on stage

  • Posted on March 23, 2015 by Murphy News Service 50 years of Colombian conflict play out on stage Human rights, Theater, U of Minn The actresses in “Antígonas: tribunal de mujeres” are Colombian women who have lost loved ones to violence and human rights atrocities. By Brianna Vitands/Murphy News Service A teddy bear, a Bible, and a button-up shirt.......read more



  • UMPD Alert: Rape Reported Near Campus

  • Posted on March 23, 2015 by Murphy News Service UMPD Alert: Rape Reported Near Campus Crime, News, Public Safety, U of Minn By Andy Gutierrez/Murphy News Service A University of Minnesota student was a victim of rape early Monday at about 12:45 a.m., according to a University crime alert. As the victim scraped snow from her car in an......read more



  • Report: More ag ed needed for state’s immigrant farmers

  • Posted on March 23, 2015 by Murphy News Service Report: More ag ed needed for state’s immigrant farmers Diversity, Farming, Food, News By Allison Maass/Murphy News Service The number of immigrant farmers is increasing in Minnesota, while the population of traditional white farmers in the state is declining, a report published by the Center for Rural Policy and Development......read more



  • U event looks at nursing’s newest code of ethics

  • Posted on March 12, 2015 by Murphy News Service U event looks at nursing’s newest code of ethics News “American Nursing Association Pamela Cipriano called the code the “cornerstone of nursing’s pride” and encouraged all nurses to “learn its provisions and live them.” Murphy News Service photo by Louis Fine By Kaitlin Merkel/Murphy News Service The American Nursing Association......read more



  • Gopher Shayne Mullaney: Faith, family and basketball

  • Posted on March 12, 2015 by Murphy News Service Gopher Shayne Mullaney: Faith, family and basketball Faith, News, Sports, U of Minn By Chris Chesky/Murphy News Service When Minnesota Golden Gophers point guard Shayne Mullaney is asked about her motivation for her continued success in basketball, she gives a simple answer. “My biggest motivation for playing the game is......read more



  • Nash exhibit: view work of two retiring U art/photo profs

  • Posted on March 12, 2015 by Murphy News Service Nash exhibit: view work of two retiring U art/photo profs News Professor Joyce Lyon’s “St. Paul Garden II” | 2014 | oil stick on board By Cora Hyun Jung/Murphy News Service “The Longest Way Round is the Shortest Way Home,”an exhibit currently at the  Katherine E. Nash Gallery, celebrates the......read more



  • All Campus Election jockeying revs up as 3/13 filing deadline approaches

  • Posted on March 11, 2015 by Murphy News Service All Campus Election jockeying revs up as 3/13 filing deadline approaches News, Politics, U of Minn By Allison Maass/Murphy News Service All Campus Elections at the University of Minnesota are coming up, and current undergraduate student body president Joelle Stangler will be running for a second term. From April 15-17......read more



  • Sports journalist, NFL great Brian Urlacher team for kid’s book

  • Posted on March 11, 2015 by Murphy News Service Sports journalist, NFL great Brian Urlacher team for kid’s book News By Joe Perovich/Murphy News Service Sean Jensen is a connector. The long-time NFL beat reporter,  a.) took the life and playing experience of retired All-Pro Chicago Bears linebacker Brian Urlacher, b.) mixed in his own creative writing and concepts,......read more



  • U Sigma Alpha Epsilon chapter ‘disgusted’ by U of Oklahoma racial incident

  • Posted on March 11, 2015 by Murphy News Service U Sigma Alpha Epsilon chapter ‘disgusted’ by U of Oklahoma racial incident Diversity, Education, News, Social media, U of Minn By Kaitlin Merkel/Murphy News Service Greek Life at the University of Minnesota spent Tuesday working to assure the community it does not condone the actions of fraternity members at the......read more



  • Minneapolis May Be The Next Boardwalk

  • Posted on March 10, 2015 by Murphy News Service Minneapolis May Be The Next Boardwalk News By Sam Schaust Murphy News Service Hasbro’s ever-popular Monopoly board game is celebrating its 80th anniversary this year with the commemoration of a new fan-voted edition of the game, titled Monopoly Here & Now. Through a partnership with social news site Buzzfeed, votes are......read more



  • U Students Prepare for Sunny Spring Break Vacations, While Others Stay Close to Home

  • Posted on March 10, 2015 by Murphy News Service U Students Prepare for Sunny Spring Break Vacations, While Others Stay Close to Home Education By Brianna Vitands Murphy News Service The images associated with American spring break include stereotypes of excessive alcohol and promiscuity, which has been reinforced by shows like Girls Gone Wild and MTV’s Spring Break. In reality, for......read more