Alex Friedrich Feature Archive

The theft of research data from a prominent University of Minnesota law professor has put almost 300 people at risk of identity theft, university officials said today. (01/17/2014)
Stagnant federal and state funding has limited the number of residency positions where they can train. Unless the number of residencies increases Minnesota will be short a projected 2,000 physicians a decade from now, according to U of M med school officials. (01/09/2014)
Police have charged two men in a case that was one of 25 robberies that rattled students during the fall semester. (01/03/2014)
The University of Minnesota's Twin Cities campus will join a growing number of schools around the country in offering this accommodation -- including a couple of sister campuses in the U of M system. (12/27/2013)
University of Minnesota - Duluth officials say they're preparing an initial round of budget cuts for the campus. (12/26/2013)
Enrollment at many Minnesota colleges and universities continues to drop as the wave of students seeking education during the recession has ebbed. (12/17/2013)
University of Minnesota President Eric Kaler says he will form an outside panel to review how human subjects in clinical trials are treated. His announcement followed a faculty resolution requesting a review of practices. (12/05/2013)
I've been told that faculty and administration have just finished meeting over cuts proposed for the campus to solve a $5 million budget deficit. (12/05/2013)
"I wish that the administration had gotten the chief diversity officer, the students [and] the faculty member in the same room so they could have talked about the situation rather than making it into a legalistic moment -- make it into a learning moment," faculty union president Barbara Hager said. (11/29/2013)
Two University of Minnesota students have launched an online petition calling for a greater police presence on campus. (11/26/2013)
University of Minnesota students say they're unnerved by a recent rash of crimes, and in particular, a sexual assault in which the man appears to have posed as a uniformed officer. (11/25/2013)
Minnesota State Colleges and Universities trustees have approved potentially sweeping changes to how their colleges and universities do business. (11/20/2013)
Bethel University will send the Department of Education the results of its FY 2013 audit this week, which campus officials say shows the university is financially healthy. (11/18/2013)
University of Minnesota President Eric Kaler said he's hoping newly named medical school Dean Brooks Jackson can revitalize the school, boosting morale while fueling more medical research. (11/14/2013)
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)