Digital Ed

A Digital Approach To Education

Online higher education aims to make courses more engaging and interactive for students of all ages.

April 29, 2016

New Program At St. Thomas Aims To Tackle Big Data

There's a growing need for workers that can interpret—and act on—big data in businesses.

April 25, 2016

Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe gets $12M to fix 'horrific' conditions at school

A Minnesota school located on the Leech Lake Indian Reservation will get millions of dollars for repairs and upgrades, after conditions last year were described by one congressman as “...

April 05, 2016

U of M plans tuition hike for out-of-state students

The University of Minnesota is making plans to raise tuition for out-of-staters. A proposal to hike prices by up to 60 percent over the next four years was considered last year. And Thursday, the U...

March 31, 2016

U of M will pay search firm $150K, use 16-person committee to find next AD

The search for a University of Minnesota new athletics director will involve a 16-member committee of local executives and school associates, as well as a new national search firm. The U announced...

March 23, 2016

UMN Campus

Thissen Proposes $500M State R&D Fund

The House minority leader said he wants to improve Minnesota's standing in science and technology.

March 17, 2016


DEED's New Opportunity Office Aims To Make Economy Inclusive For All Minnesotans

Minnesotans have known about the huge disparities between whites and communities of color for years. How to close those disparities is another question.

February 23, 2016

Minnesota is steadily closing gaps in graduation rates, report shows

Nearly 82 percent of all Minnesota seniors graduated high school on time in 2015 – up .7 percentage points from last year, according to a report released Monday by the Minnesota Department of...

February 22, 2016

GHR Foundation Gives $18M To St. Catherine University

One of the foundation's benefactors has strong ties to the university.

February 18, 2016

St. Paul Public Schools superintendent will leave the job in 2018

The leader of the second-largest school district in Minnesota says she will not seek to extend her contract once it’s up in 2018. Superintendent of St. Paul Public Schools Valeria Silva didn&...

February 18, 2016

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