Alex Friedrich Feature Archive

Monday's attempted daylight robbery of a University of Minnesota student follows a rash of robberies that could make crime a bigger concern this fall on campus than in past semesters. (11/13/2013)
The state's research powerhouse has seen overall enrollment by slide by 9 percent over the past five years, eroded by a poor economy and unstable government financing. (11/12/2013)
Officials at the University of Minnesota say there is no further need for people to take shelter on the West Bank of the Minneapolis Campus. (11/11/2013)
Study abroad has hit record levels -- both among foreign students coming to the United States and Yanks studying abroad. So how does Minnesota stack up this year? (11/11/2013)
Gustavus' six-foot corpse flower is getting ready to bloom. (10/31/2013)
Some Minnesota private colleges are waiting nervously to see whether the association behind The Common Application works out a range of glitches in time for this fall's early-decision application deadlines. (10/16/2013)
More Minnesotans are defaulting on their student loans within three years after leaving school -- but we're still doing better than much of the nation. (10/04/2013)
Union clerical workers at the University of Minnesota rallied on Northrop Plaza today to protest proposed rate increases to their employee health care plans. (09/26/2013)
A Minnesota foundation for study-abroad safety estimates more than 400 American students have died on study abroad over the past 15 years. Hundreds more have contacted the Mound-based ClearCauseFoundation after students experienced injuries and sexual assaults, negligent chaperones, and unsafe transportation and housing conditions. Now two Minnesota lawmakers want to draft legislation that would make programs safer by shedding light on the dangers involved. (09/25/2013)
St. Cloud State University plans to spend $4.8 million to create a 24-hour high-definition sports channel. (09/24/2013)
Kill said the press conference -- his first since he experienced a seizure during Saturday's game -- was going to be about the team, its performance Saturday and its upcoming game against San Jose State. (09/17/2013)
University of Minnesota head football coach Jerry Kill was scheduled to be back at work Monday after suffering an epileptic seizure. He returns with the full backing of Athletic Director Norwood Teague. But the seizure has raised some questions about whether Kill is physically up to the job. (09/16/2013)
A group of Minnesota schools and colleges on Tuesday announced a collaboration to lure more foreign students to the state. (09/11/2013)
University of Minnesota regents will review a plan next week to cut administrative costs over the next five years. (09/08/2013)
Incoming Ball State freshman Markus Burden won free tuition for a semester -- worth about $11,000 -- by making a half-court shot. (08/27/2013)