Art Hughes Feature Archive

At least 1,000 people marched across campus to support three African American students who were targets of anonymous notes peppered with racial slurs. (11/01/2007)
The MRI lab was not damaged, even though the building sits within 50 feet of the collapsed bridge. But concerns over safety and liability forced the lab to close. (11/01/2007)
The university's board of trustees Thursday abandoned a proposal to establish a medical school along with Allina Hospitals and Clinics. The two parties said the venture would be too expensive. (10/25/2007)
The school says it's received $60 million from Lee and Penny Anderson. Lee Anderson is CEO of APi Group, a holding company worth $900 million. (10/24/2007)
Nobel peace laureate Desmond Tutu has notified the University of St. Thomas that he'll accept an invitation to speak on campus next spring, but only if the university reinstates Cris Toffolo as director of the Justice and Peace Studies Program. (10/23/2007)
The Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community boosts University of Minnesota stadium fundraising and starts a scholarship fund. (10/19/2007)
At Carleton College, a visiting professor's life as a teenage political fugitive and refugee becomes a teaching tool. (10/18/2007)
Hurwicz, one of three winners of the Nobel Prize for economics was a faculty member at the University of Minnesota for more than a half century. Hurwicz, 90, is known as a gentle and supportive soul with a demanding intellect. (10/15/2007)
The University of Minnesota Regents have unanimously approved a new tuition reciprocity agreement with Wisconsin. The tuition exchange deal goes into effect starting next year. (10/12/2007)
The University of St. Thomas has reversed a decision to bar Archbishop Desmond Tutu from speaking at the school. (10/10/2007)
Macalester College teacher and students plant seeds for an on-going, live-in environmental project. (10/05/2007)
The map, printed from a wood cut in 1507, was part of a suite of prints from a noted cartographer in homage to Amerigo Vespucci. (10/01/2007)
More than a dozen Minnesota private colleges are part of a new national Web site to give prospective students information to compare schools. (09/26/2007)
After 16 days on the picket line, AFSCME union workers have settled their strike against the University of Minnesota. But they gained no ground toward the higher wages they sought. (09/21/2007)
The University of Minnesota AFSCME strike is bringing pressure down on the university from state legislators, political candidates and even student hunger strikers. (09/19/2007)