Future of the U As University of Minnesota students get used to waking up early again, how is the U of M progressing toward its goal of becoming one of the top three public research universities in the world?11:06 a.m.
Robert Bruininks: President of the University of Minnesota.
A preview of the debate Tuesday's primaries winnowed down the major party candidates running for governor to three: DFLer Mike Hatch, Republican incumbent Tim Pawlenty and Peter Hutchinson of the Independence Party. They participate in the first debate of the general election season Thursday in Bloomington.12:06 p.m.
The first gubernatorial debate The first gubernatorial debate in the general election of 2006 was held in Bloomington on September 14. MPR's Midday provided live coverage of the debate.12:30 p.m.
Analysis of Thursday's gubernatorial debate with Steven Smith, director of the Weidenbaum Center on the Economy, Government and Public Policy at Washington University in St. Louis. Smith used to teach political science at the University of Minnesota and still lives in the state.1:30 p.m.
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