Alex Friedrich Feature Archive

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)
With the NFL team based the nation's capital set to arrive early during Native American Heritage Month, the university plans to discuss mascots and logos. (10/03/2014)
A proposed resolution is asking the athletic department to drop its new bundling practices, and is asking for refunds for those who bought unwanted football tickets. (10/02/2014)
University officials plan to move programs in the Department of Postsecondary Teaching and Learning to other areas. (09/30/2014)
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)