Alex Friedrich Feature Archive

More Minnesotans are defaulting on their student loans within three years after leaving school -- but we're still doing better than much of the nation. (10/04/2013)
Union clerical workers at the University of Minnesota rallied on Northrop Plaza today to protest proposed rate increases to their employee health care plans. (09/26/2013)
A Minnesota foundation for study-abroad safety estimates more than 400 American students have died on study abroad over the past 15 years. Hundreds more have contacted the Mound-based ClearCauseFoundation after students experienced injuries and sexual assaults, negligent chaperones, and unsafe transportation and housing conditions. Now two Minnesota lawmakers want to draft legislation that would make programs safer by shedding light on the dangers involved. (09/25/2013)
St. Cloud State University plans to spend $4.8 million to create a 24-hour high-definition sports channel. (09/24/2013)
Kill said the press conference -- his first since he experienced a seizure during Saturday's game -- was going to be about the team, its performance Saturday and its upcoming game against San Jose State. (09/17/2013)
University of Minnesota head football coach Jerry Kill was scheduled to be back at work Monday after suffering an epileptic seizure. He returns with the full backing of Athletic Director Norwood Teague. But the seizure has raised some questions about whether Kill is physically up to the job. (09/16/2013)
A group of Minnesota schools and colleges on Tuesday announced a collaboration to lure more foreign students to the state. (09/11/2013)
University of Minnesota regents will review a plan next week to cut administrative costs over the next five years. (09/08/2013)
Incoming Ball State freshman Markus Burden won free tuition for a semester -- worth about $11,000 -- by making a half-court shot. (08/27/2013)
Globe University / Minnesota School of Business unjustly fired a former dean when she exposed misleading and unethical practices in the company, a Washington County jury decided this morning. (08/15/2013)
Minnesota School of Business whistleblower Heidi Weber lost the trust of her colleagues with "whiny" emails that seemed to second guess the school's strategy, a school executive testified today. (08/12/2013)
Former Globe University / Minnesota School of Business dean Heidi Weber continued her testimony Wednesday in her whistleblower suit against the school. (08/07/2013)
Tonight, six scientists from around the U.S. will compete at the University of Minnesota's to see who can explain the latest physics research without inducing a catatonic state. (08/02/2013)
Students who take college classes while in still in high school often suffer from misconceptions that could hamper attempts to shave time off their college degrees, Minnesota education officials say. (07/31/2013)
Increased diversity is a growing topic in business schools, says Bill Woodson, assistant dean of the University of St. Thomas' Opus College of Business. (07/29/2013)