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  • Increased crime around campus has administration’s attention

  • Posted on December 18, 2013 by Murphy News Service Increased crime around campus has administration’s attention News   By Stephen Oman Murphy News Service There has been a “concerning rise” in crime on the U campus this fall, said Pamela Wheelock, vice president of University Services. The University of Minnesota has sent 16 crime alerts to students via email......read more



  • Coping with winter’s harsh realities

  • Posted on December 18, 2013 by Murphy News Service Coping with winter’s harsh realities Video ...read more



  • U of M Bookstore faces tough competition from online retailers

  • Posted on December 18, 2013 by Murphy News Service U of M Bookstore faces tough competition from online retailers Audio, Education Felicia Felmlee Murphy News Service Spring semester is approaching and that means one thing for sure: new textbooks. The University of Minnesota Bookstore has made adjustments to better compete with online retailers. Online retailers started to noticeably impact......read more



  • Gophers men’s basketball team off to a strong start

  • Posted on December 18, 2013 by Murphy News Service Gophers men’s basketball team off to a strong start Audio, Sports ...read more



  • Campus businesses gear up for arrival of Vikings

  • Posted on December 18, 2013 by Murphy News Service Campus businesses gear up for arrival of Vikings Audio, Sports ...read more



  • Minneapolis gets perfect score for LGBT policies

  • Posted on December 16, 2013 by Murphy News Service Minneapolis gets perfect score for LGBT policies News By Stephen Oman Murphy News Service  The Human Rights Campaign gave the city of Minneapolis a perfect score for LGBT inclusiveness and support in its annual Municipality Equality Index (MEI). The Human Rights Campaign’s MEI measures support for the LGBT community by......read more



  • Health care clinic makes online diagnostics

  • Posted on December 16, 2013 by Murphy News Service Health care clinic makes online diagnostics Health By Anna Lin Murphy News Service Retrace Health CEO Thompson Aderinkomi launched his virtual-based clinic in August because of his inconvenient and expensive experience with the traditional clinics. Retrace Health is a full-service primary health clinic without a physical location that involves live......read more



  • Fashion design, filmmaking and community collaboration keep Rachel Roff busy

  • Posted on December 16, 2013 by Murphy News Service Fashion design, filmmaking and community collaboration keep Rachel Roff busy Art   By Felicia Felmlee Murphy News Service The Twin Cities’ fashion and video scene receives contributions from one local creative individual in particular – Rachel Roff. The 26-year-old Canadian grew up near Niagara Falls and attended college in Grand......read more



  • State awards worker training grants

  • Posted on December 16, 2013 by Murphy News Service State awards worker training grants News By Felicia Felmlee Murphy News Service  Anoka-Ramsey Community College will provide training for 35 Alliance Machine’s employees in a government-private entity partnership aimed at developing employee skills that will strengthen the company and the community. The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED)......read more



  • Splash time: Masters swim team helps swimmers bond

  • Posted on December 15, 2013 by Murphy News Service Splash time: Masters swim team helps swimmers bond Audio, Sports By Kyle Stowe Murphy News For retired custodial worker Walter Johnson, waking up at 4:30 a.m. isn’t a problem when he’s headed to the pool. “It’s really easy to come to [swim practice] because it’s something so refreshing and fun to......read more



  • MSA approves legislative platform for upcoming session

  • Posted on December 15, 2013 by Murphy News Service MSA approves legislative platform for upcoming session Audio, Education ...read more



  • Experts share winter safety tips with students

  • Posted on December 14, 2013 by Murphy News Service Experts share winter safety tips with students Audio ...read more



  • Poets perform at St. Paul club for last time

  • Posted on December 14, 2013 by Murphy News Service Poets perform at St. Paul club for last time Art, Audio ...read more



  • Health-related startups show their stuff at Mayo Clinic event

  • Posted on December 12, 2013 by Murphy News Service Health-related startups show their stuff at Mayo Clinic event Health, News By Anna Lin Murphy News Service Hosted by BioAM and Healthcare.MN, several bio and health related startup entrepreneurs demonstrated their innovative concepts recently at the Mayo BioBusiness Accelerator in Rochester, Minn. “We are working on series events to really......read more



  • Target-shooting St. Michael brothers win world titles

  • Posted on December 11, 2013 by Murphy News Service Target-shooting St. Michael brothers win world titles Sports By Danielle Dullinger Murphy News Service Two St. Michael, Minn. brothers made history when they won the Cowboy Mounted Shooting Association overall world title and overall reserve world title in October. The world competition took place in Texas and featured almost 400......read more