Education

U of M's influential Board of Regents gets new members – here's what they do

The University of Minnesota will soon be overseen by a new Board of Regents – the body to whom the U of M’s president answers – headlined by a combination of new and returning faces. In a...

March 05, 2015

William Mitchell

Why William Mitchell And Hamline Law Had To Merge

The merger of Hamline's law school and William Mitchell College of Law makes sense for a lot of reasons. But it’s also clear that they didn't have much of a choice.

February 18, 2015

William Mitchell

William Mitchell And Hamline Law School To Merge As Enrollment And Demand For Graduates Wane

The combined entity will be called Mitchell|Hamline School of Law, with most of its functions on the old Mitchell campus.

February 13, 2015

University in "uphill battle" to raise cash for $190M Gophers facility

Construction on the new $190 million athletics facility at the University of Minnesota is facing a delayed start as the U is struggling to raise the funding it needs. The Star Tribune reports that...

February 07, 2015

Tattle app: U of M's phone app warns parents about risky teen driving

Smartphone App Provides Real-Time, In-Vehicle Feedback to Teen Drivers http://t.co/8xPosOb6FR pic.twitter.com/6MsTm74Tck — MnDOT Research (@MnDOTResearch) November 24, 2014 It’s not available...

February 06, 2015

Bottled water sales banned on Bemidji State University campus by student senate

There’s a good chance plain bottled water will no longer be sold on the Bemidji State University campus. The schools’ Student Senate voted Wednesday to ban sales of the product starting...

February 05, 2015

Proposal to offer free tuition at some Minnesota colleges under scrutiny

Plans to offer free two-year courses to recent high school graduates at Minnesota’s predominantly rural state colleges face opposition in the State Capitol. The plan has been identified as...

January 15, 2015

University of Minnesota joins nationwide autism study

The University of Minnesota is joining a national study that aims to get a more accurate picture of how many children in the U.S. have autism. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...

January 07, 2015

Minnesota AG proposes more protections for college students

Students who attend for-profit colleges or borrow money to pay for college deserve better customer service, according to Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson. Swanson said Tuesday she has...

December 31, 2014

Learn It Your Way

Businesses enlist the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system to offer custom training to meet pivotal workforce needs.

December 19, 2014

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