The free, student-run Phillips Neighborhood Clinic is only open two days a week. It’s typical for a line of neighborhood residents, many of them immigrants, non-native English speakers and the uninsured, to form a line at the door seeking no-cost health care.
Water at the University of Minnesota comes from a body of water that students walk over every day. From the mighty Mississippi River to taps at the University of Minnesota, we look at how the water is treated for our use.
Recent shootings in the neighborhood have drawn residents, businesses, police and officials to the conversation. In this episode, we talk with Reporter Mohamed Ibrahim about residents and business owners who have called on the City of Minneapolis to increase police presence in Cedar-Riverside. While other groups feel increased dialogue, specifically by giving younger residents a seat at the table, should be a priority.
Mandatory military service for South Korean males aged 18-28 often interrupts their academic work for around two years. Cultural, social and linguistic differences make readjustment difficult when students return to continue their education. The University's Military Leave Support Program hopes to address Korean students' transitions to and from military life.