Alex Friedrich Feature Archive

The deal was reached after seven hours of talks on Monday night, the union said Tuesday morning. (04/01/2014)
A federal decision to allow Northwestern University football players to unionize will have little immediate impact on major universities like the University of Minnesota, but it could portend big changes down the road. (03/27/2014)
The measure would require schools to provide details on deaths, accidents and illnesses of students participating in sanctioned study-abroad programs. (03/21/2014)
Backers of the bill say high schools can tell students they can save money by earning college credit in courses they take on nearby campuses. But they say many of the schools don't. (03/16/2014)
Several hundred friends, family, and community members gathered at a funeral Saturday to remember five children who died in a Minneapolis house fire on Feb. 14. (03/01/2014)
The surge is part of a national movement that faculty say is caused by more federal funding, more sophisticated faculty and a growing realization that students need hands-on science education earlier in college. (02/27/2014)
The University of Minnesota-Duluth will cut up to $1.1 million in programs and services this spring in an initial round of budget reductions to help close a deficit of about $9.4 million over five years. (02/25/2014)
Alcohol sales at University of Minnesota stadiums could continue after a report came out showing the sales haven't caused an increase in police calls on game days. (02/09/2014)
Scholastica's vice president for strategic initiatives, Don Wortham, says the Duluth-based school has opened its first out-of-state site at a higher-education center in a suburb of Phoenix. (02/08/2014)
The move, a pilot project that started today, comes after a last semester's spike in robberies -- one of which occurred in the Carlson School of Management. (02/03/2014)
Last month after a spike in robberies -- which involved suspects described as black -- several African-American campus organizations asked the U to stop including references to race in the alerts. (01/30/2014)
MnSCU will need to produce a total of 50,000 bachelor's graduates in the metro area by 2025 to keep up with projected job growth. Many of the new students will be those who are not accepted to private colleges or the University of Minnesota or can't afford them. (01/22/2014)
The theft of research data from a prominent University of Minnesota law professor has put almost 300 people at risk of identity theft, university officials said today. (01/17/2014)
Stagnant federal and state funding has limited the number of residency positions where they can train. Unless the number of residencies increases Minnesota will be short a projected 2,000 physicians a decade from now, according to U of M med school officials. (01/09/2014)
Police have charged two men in a case that was one of 25 robberies that rattled students during the fall semester. (01/03/2014)