Alex Friedrich Feature Archive

The review grew out of faculty concern that the university's reputation has been "under a cloud" because of lingering questions over the 2004 suicide of university drug-trial patient Dan Markingson. (02/27/2015)
Lawmakers couldn't agree in two of the five contests. (02/11/2015)
The idea comes as legislators and the public express alarm over the high price of higher education and question whether colleges are providing good value for the money. (02/10/2015)
Protesters demanded increased staffing for the Department of Chicano and Latino studies and the end of racial descriptions of suspects in campus crime alerts. (02/09/2015)
State Sen. Terri Bonoff asked for a delay after former Gov. Arne Carlson sent a letter expressing concern over the university's handling of patients in clinical drug research trials. (02/06/2015)
MnSCU trustees rejected a plea for Chancellor Steven Rosenstone's ouster from the union that represents faculty members unhappy with his "Charting the Future" plan. (02/04/2015)
Augsburg College received the donation for construction of its Center for Science, Business and Religion. (01/31/2015)
While zero tuition at two-year schools sounds enticing, some ask if it's the best way for Minnesota to help more low-income students finish college and fill the workforce. (01/28/2015)
Minnesota State Colleges and Universities officials have made four out of five targets set by lawmakers. (01/25/2015)
Gov. Mark Dayton wants to fund the hiring of 50 researchers for the University of Minnesota Medical School over the next eight years. (01/21/2015)
University of Minnesota student leaders are looking into a potential rule that would require their peers to give some form of "yes" before having sex. (01/12/2015)
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)