Alex Friedrich Feature Archive

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)
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)