Journalists’ days sometimes veer from one crisis to another. Our days also bring “strings” of information and odd juxtapositions, offering context and “color” when we least expect it. Tuesday was such a day for me.
The higher-education beat was created in partnership with The Hechinger Report, a nonprofit, nonpartisan education news outlet affiliated with the Hechinger Institute on Education and the Media, Columbia University.
The Rev. Edwin D. Leahy had St. John’s University graduates and their families in stitches a few times during his commencement speech on Mother’s Day in Collegeville, Minn.
The University of Minnesota’s budget proposes new fees ranging from $56 for choir robes to $1,790 for dental equipment usage.
Some are restless and bored. Others want to test the waters of college life. And some want to save up to two years of tuition.
The latest trends involving high school students doing college work broaden participation to help erase a persistent achievement gap.
In 1985, Minnesota became the first state to pay for high-school students to earn dual credits. Now a new generation of such programs takes aim at the achievement gap.
It’s the time of year for advice, inspiration, calls to service, and more than a few clichés.
A research team has figured out a metric to score 141 medical schools according to their “social mission,” and the University of Minnesota Medical School is in the top quartile at No. 34. The Mayo Clinic is No. 103.
Why is it that universities increasingly turn to their colleges of liberal arts to cut?
Academics, attorneys and even a retired judge will serve on the search committee for the next president of the University of Minnesota.
My headline is not a subject line from a junk email. It’s from the commencement address of Narayana Kocherlakota, the new president of the Federal Reserve Bank in Minneapolis.
Concordia College President Pamela Jolicoeur died this afternoon after suffering a stroke today at her home.
Concordia College President Pamela Jolicoeur suffered a stroke this morning.
Ritch Sorenson hopes you’ll heed his family’s story and consider the new family business major at the University of St. Thomas.
The National Association of College Stores expects that half of its 3,000 member stores will rent textbooks this fall. Last year, as many as 300 stores offered rentals.
The Minnesota Campus Compact on June 17 will present the Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter Partnership Award for Campus-Community Collaboration.
The MnSCU vice chancellor who’s had her hands full with the system’s credit-transfer issues — a sore subject for students and some legislators — is taking a job at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
Since World War II, US higher education has been the gold standard.
Are medical residents still students when they receive stipends for their training? The case has broad implications for medical colleges.
The chairman and CEO of Kaiser Foundation Health Plan Inc. once counted worms for a living.