Alex Friedrich Feature Archive

Rasmussen College plans a $24,000 bachelor's degree that would allow it to compete with public universities. (09/26/2014)
Results from summer focus groups suggest many male students don't fully understand consent. (09/21/2014)
The derailment appears to have damaged overhead lines that power the trains. (09/20/2014)
After several years of skyrocketing college tuition, students and their families are finally starting to see some relief. (09/12/2014)
The St. Paul school says it's coming out ahead financially, and is better positioning itself as a viable alternative to public universities, which are traditionally seen as less expensive. (09/12/2014)
U leaders say they're confident lawmakers will provide more than $65 million to avoid tuition hikes of 3 percent for undergraduates and 3.5 percent for graduates. (09/11/2014)
New efforts and outreach are helping ease the transition for transfer students coming to the University of Minnesota, a group often very different from traditional freshmen with needs that haven't always been met. (09/03/2014)
Students could also encounter rowdier Sundays when the Minnesota Vikings play at TCF Bank Stadium. (08/26/2014)
Through the fair's 12 days, researchers from about a dozen departments will conduct 30 studies in an array of fields. (08/22/2014)
The new program will invest hundreds of thousands to help companies get a foothold. (08/20/2014)
Generation Next promises "many actions" and "no excuses." (08/18/2014)
Technology is behind many of today's student start-ups -- but being an entrepreneur can be more than making the next killer app. (08/04/2014)
Higher education officials say the number of applications is artificially high, and makes admission appear more competitive than it really is. (07/17/2014)
"Institutions in Minnesota, on average, are spending more than what we'd expect given the types of degrees that they produce, the disciplines of those degrees, the faculty attributes -- proportion of full-time / part-time faculty -- and the cost of living," a draft of the report says. (06/30/2014)
In the fall semester, the university community saw 26 robberies, including four on campus. Thats a 50 percent increase over the average autumn. (06/30/2014)