Joan Gabel

UMD, UWS, LSC Students Gear Up for Academic Year Full of Changes as School Starts

All schools are taking precautions such as increased signage for social distancing, hand sanitizing stations throughout campus, and extra staff to sanitize spaces and classrooms routinely. 

DULUTH, Minn.- Online v.s. in-person class settings, class sizes, and even semester start dates are all being changed at Northland colleges and universities this year, as students gear up for an academic year like no other. The August 31st starting date at UMD hangs in uncertainty as the Board of Regents is set to vote Monday on whether or not…

UMD Shows Off New Science Building

The almost $45 million dollar building had it's grand opening Friday after 18 months of construction

DULUTH, Minn.- The new Heikkila Chemistry and Advanced Materials Science Building at UMD allows students more collaboration opportunities with interior and exterior glass to add transparency to the building. The building was actually completed back in January for students. It offers more study space since the Swenson College of Science and Engineering Building maxed out capacity. It features three floors,…