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  • Free-spirited dancing groups asks: ‘Don’t you feel it, too?’

  • Posted on October 16, 2015 by Murphy News Service Free-spirited dancing groups asks: ‘Don’t you feel it, too?’ Art, Community, Video VIDEO BY TIPHERET PEÑA / MURPHY NEWS SERVICE ...read more



  • $100k grant helping U Alzheimer’s research efforts

  • Posted on October 16, 2015 by Ellen Schmidt $100k grant helping U Alzheimer’s research efforts Aging, Health, Research, The U University researchers Danni Li and Fang Yu, left to right, collaborate in Li’s office on their Alzheimer’s and dementia research, funded by a $100,000 grant from the Alzheimer’s Association. MURPHY NEWS SERVICE PHOTO BY ELLEN SCHMIDT. By ELLEN SCHMIDT/Murphy......read more



  • Police beat: ‘Ebb and flow’ of campus thefts peaking

  • Posted on October 15, 2015 by Maria Wingert Police beat: ‘Ebb and flow’ of campus thefts peaking News Markers denote locations where U campus and surrounding area thefts have been reported. By MARIA WINGERT/Murphy News Service Eighteen thefts occurred on and around campus this past week between Thursday, Oct. 8, and Wednesday, Oct. 14, making it the most theft-heavy......read more



  • November benefit will help Children’s Hospitals and Clinics

  • Posted on October 15, 2015 by Forrester Pack November benefit will help Children’s Hospitals and Clinics Art, Events, Health, News The two sides of The Dude, as played by Eriq Nelson. Cover inspirational artwork by Grace, age 4 Minneapolis volunteer and support organization will hold ‘Windows Into Children’ fund-raiser BY FORRESTER PACK/Murphy News Service The message remains the same to......read more



  • Wyatt Cenac brings personal brand of comedy to Minneapolis this weekend

  • Posted on October 14, 2015 by Murphy News Service Wyatt Cenac brings personal brand of comedy to Minneapolis this weekend Comedy, Entertainment By MADISON BLOOMQUIST/Murphy News Service Wyatt Cenac has an acute and poignant way of telling the truth, served with a side of humor. He has spent years making a name for himself in the comedy world through standup,......read more



  • U’s CLA Dean Coleman shares “The Road Ahead” vision for college

  • Posted on October 14, 2015 by McKayl Barrows U’s CLA Dean Coleman shares “The Road Ahead” vision for college News, The U By MCKAYL BARROWS/Murphy News Service University of Minnesota College of Liberal Arts Dean John Coleman discussed Tuesday morning his vision for CLA and the recent progress of the college at “The Road Ahead” event held at the......read more



  • State’s medical cannabis industry works to solve early challenges to system

  • Posted on October 14, 2015 by Ellen Schmidt State’s medical cannabis industry works to solve early challenges to system Health care, News, The U Minnesota Medical Solutions’ product lab, which opened for business July 1. PHOTO: MINNESOTA MEDICAL SOLUTIONS FACTOID: None of the 1,703 physician health-care practitioners in the University of Minnesota medical system are registered to certify patients......read more



  • Newly approved University Athletes Village resonates well with students

  • Posted on October 14, 2015 by Maria Wingert Newly approved University Athletes Village resonates well with students News, The U, Video Story and video report by MARIA WINGERT/Murphy News Service The University of Minnesota Board of Regents last week approved the financing for a new athletics facility, allowing construction of the $166-million of what will called Athletes Village to commence......read more



  • Artists see semi-annual St. Paul Art Crawl as strong showcase

  • Posted on October 13, 2015 by Murphy News Service Artists see semi-annual St. Paul Art Crawl as strong showcase Art, Community, Video Video story by Madison Bloomquist/Murphy News Service Reporter Madison Bloomquist is studying journalism at the University of Minnesota. ...read more



  • Veterans History Project up and running in Minnesota

  • Posted on October 12, 2015 by Sophie Hoover Veterans History Project up and running in Minnesota News By SOPHIE HOOVER/Murphy News Service A group of volunteers met last week in Inver Grove Heights to learn about how they can help preserve the experiences of United States veterans forever. The Veterans History Project (VHP) of the Library of Congress (LOC) was......read more



  • Memories of monsters, superheroes and villains come alive

  • Posted on October 10, 2015 by Murphy News Service Memories of monsters, superheroes and villains come alive Exhibit, Pop culture, The U, Video Video story by Kendall Moon/Murphy News Service Reporter Kendall Moon is studying journalism at the University of Minnesota. For more information. click here: Monsters, Heroes and Villains exhibit ...read more



  • Smoke alarm location is key to prevention

  • Posted on October 10, 2015 by Smoke alarm location is key to prevention Breaking News, Community, Public Safety As Fire Prevention Week continues, leaders in the area remind locals to take part in fire safety By KENDALL MOON/Murphy News Service “Hear the Beep Where you Sleep: Every Bedroom Needs a Working Smoke Alarm!” The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) is......read more



  • Franken backs bill expanding access to free online textbooks

  • Posted on October 9, 2015 by Tipheret Peña Franken backs bill expanding access to free online textbooks Education, News, Politics By TIPHERET PEÑA / Murphy News Service U.S. Sens. Al Franken (D-Minn.), Dirk Durbin (D-Ill.) and Angus King (I-Maine) introduced legislation Thursday to help cut costs for college students by expanding access to free online textbooks. Their bill, titled......read more



  • Crime Beat: UMPD investigating East Bank forcible fondling report

  • Posted on October 8, 2015 by Forrester Pack Crime Beat: UMPD investigating East Bank forcible fondling report News By FORRESTER PACK/Murphy News Service The University of Minnesota Police Department (UMPD) Wednesday reported it is investigating a case of possible sexual misconduct case on the Minneapolis campus. An instance of “forcible fondling” was reported  Oct. 6 after an incident outside of......read more



  • Gopher greats shining in the WNBA make Stollings smile

  • Posted on October 8, 2015 by Forrester Pack Gopher greats shining in the WNBA make Stollings smile Basketball, Sports, The U By FORRESTER PACK/Murphy News Service Excitement surrounding the return of University of Minnesota women’s basketball guard Rachel Banham, improvement of the rest of last season’s squad and a crop of new players were the key takeaways last week during a......read more