Education

2 MN Schools Make Forbes' List Of Top 100 U.S. Colleges

Carleton College and Macalester College both appear on Forbes' list, which is based on 12 different measures and emphasizes students' return on investment.

July 31, 2014

State university faculty reach tentative contract with MnSCU

A 13-month contract standoff between Minnesota’s state universities and its faculty members may finally be over. The union representing faculty at the seven state universities says it has...

July 30, 2014

Middle Managers

Why Middle Managers Are Crucial Right Now

With sagging employee engagement in many workplaces, effective middle managers are crucial to inspiring workers and helping them achieve company goals.

July 28, 2014

Solar study: U of M students seek state's sunniest places

Seven graduate students at the University of Minnesota are looking to shine a light on the state’s sunniest spots. As part of a semester-long study ultimately aimed at boosting the state...

July 28, 2014

State Accuses Two For-Profit Colleges Of Misleading Students

Lori Swanson's lawsuit alleges that the Minnesota School of Business and Globe University misrepresented job opportunities available to criminal justice graduates; the schools denied the allegations.

July 22, 2014

Part-time professors at St. Thomas say no in unionization effort

A broad effort to organize nontenured college instructors at private colleges in St. Paul saw a setback as adjunct instructors at the University of St. Thomas voted overwhelmingly against forming a...

July 22, 2014

Eagan for-profit college ordered to close

Everest Institute in Eagan is part of a chain of for-profit colleges that has been ordered to stop enrolling students. The Pioneer Press reports that the Eagan school is one of the schools the...

July 21, 2014

Silicon North Stars

Twin Cities Teens Take Weeklong Trek To Silicon Valley

Through an initiative called “Silicon North Stars,” 16 local ninth-graders are learning first-hand about technology from leading-edge companies and burgeoning startups.

July 17, 2014

Debt dip: Minnesota college students carry slightly less debt

The debt hole that Minnesota college students have been digging themselves into has stopped getting deeper. The Minnesota Office of Higher Education reported that ­Minnesota college graduates...

July 15, 2014

U of M president gets rave reviews, contract extension

Calling him an “outstanding leader,” the University of Minnesota Board of Regents Wednesday extended the contract of President Eric Kaler for five years, in a move designed partly to...

July 09, 2014

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