Alex Friedrich Feature Archive

Despite the popularity of the freeze among students over the past two years, its success isn't assured. (12/30/2014)
Swanson said students and their parents often can't get straight answers from banks and loan-servicing companies about the terms of their borrowing. (12/30/2014)
Officials initially told the school that a suspect in a robbery inside Hornbacher's grocery store was heading in the direction of campus. (12/29/2014)
More than 2,600 foreign undergraduates attended the Twin Cities campus last year, a jump of more than 400 percent over the past decade and far beyond the 50 percent growth seen nationally. (12/22/2014)
The rewards of a bowl appearance are split among all the schools in the Big Ten. (12/19/2014)
Lawmakers set the goals after a December 2012 Wall Street Journal report said the university was top-heavy with management. (12/11/2014)
MnSCU's chancellor envisions a network of innovative campuses with affordable degrees. But some fear that will turn colleges into stripped-down diploma factories. (11/17/2014)
Rape and other violent subjects can kindle painful memories, some student leaders say. They're encouraging professors to accommodate students when class work ventures into disturbing territory. (11/04/2014)
John Coleman wants more career preparation, research opportunities and alumni support for students. (11/01/2014)
Trustees of Minnesota's state-run campuses could soon approve all contracts above $1 million, instead of the current level of $3 million. (10/23/2014)
A U.S. Department of Defense tuition-assistance program has put Globe University and the Minnesota School of Business on probation. (10/20/2014)
The National Coalition Against Racism in Sports and Media contends the Vikings are violating their contract with the University of Minnesota. (10/16/2014)
The Board of Regents has signed off on a planned $60 million campus on 10 acres. (10/10/2014)
Halfway through the September to November reporting period, campus police have received seven reports of robberies, including one on campus. (10/09/2014)
Despite early concerns the light rail would boost crime and accidents around the University of Minnesota, school officials say the school year began pretty well. (10/08/2014)