Jennifer Beckham has worked as an adjunct English professor at Hamline University in St. Paul for nine years. During that time, she hasn't received a raise or even a cost of living adjustment to her pay, and she has little hope of ever being promoted.So you can understand why Beckman joined with 44 ... More >>
Yesterday, the California-based Institute for College Access and Success released its seventh-annual state-by-state student debt report, and it turns out Minnesota is right near the top of the charts when it comes to average debt load for college grads.SEE ALSO: Economic recovery? What economic reco ... More >>
Both the U of M Twin Cities and Carleton College crack the top 25 in a new list of the country's most LGBT-friendly colleges, put together by the Campus Pride Index.
Michael Gaughan takes his rap act to San Francisco
This week, for the fourth time since 1990, graduate student workers at the University of Minnesota are voting on whether to unionize. If a majority of voters support the unionization proposal, the U of M's graduate students will organize under the umbrella of United Auto Workers. Graduate student ... More >>
There are plenty of sappy, romantic things to do in the Twin Cities over the weekend before Valentine's Day, but more than likely there isn't anything as interesting and decidedly off-the-wall happening as Ice Rod's Chatroulette show Saturday night at the Turf Club. Michael Gaughan will once ... More >>
Attendance is optional to the U of M's presentation on how to prevent sexual violence.University of Minnesota fraternities earned a pretty bad rep last fall after three women alleged they were sexual assaulted at frat parties in the span of three weeks. As a reaction, a U of M administrator ... More >>
Meanwhile 15.7 percent of graduates default
DKE was the site of the first of three U of M sexual assaults.The new booze ban for guests at University of Minnesota frat houses made headlines yesterday, as the campus reacts to three sexual assaults at different fraternity houses in as many weeks. But there's more fallout: Delta Kappa Eps ... More >>
So much for clamping down on frat house booze and security issues ahead of homecoming. Minneapolis police say a woman was sexually assaulted at the University of Minnesota's Phi Gamma Delta fraternity house on Thursday night. That means there have now been three such assaults in three weeks ... More >>
Graduate students at the University of Minnesota are protesting the student fees they pay, arguing that they are underpaid workers.
The proposal is likely to create another budget bone of contention between the governor and the DFL-controlled Legislature.
Greek grades are getting better, and fraternity leaders want to keep it that way.
The Universities of Minnesota and Wisconsin are among many colleges objecting to a Bud Light beer promotion: "Fan Cans" in college colors. And it looks like they have won.
Would you be more or less likely to drink Bud Light if the can was in your school's colors? Bud's betting the former.
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Gov. Tim Pawlenty is still discussing his cuts with reporters, but we've got the basics for you to look at.
Maybe not -- at least at the University of Minnesota. Fewer people are signing up for greek organizations.
So what will you get out of this stimulus package? A lot, analysts say.
That would come at a hefty price tag of $70 billion. By comparison, it's a drop in the hat next to the more than $800 billion stimulus package just passed by the U.S. House.
A smart dude from Yale seems to think so.
More information has been released about the murder of William L. Smith, the nephew of Gopher basket ... More >>
Yes, Tim Brewster has only had one year, has NFL coaching experience, and is regarded as a top-notch recruiter. Just hear me out.
The Nobel Laureate deemed too offensive by the University of St. Thomas offers his thoughts in an exclusive interview
The Catholic Church's right turn touches off battles over dogma and diversity at the University of St. Thomas
Applying for financial aid but have a drug rap? Just say "no."
When a couple of students objected to the course materials in Stephen Philion's race and culture class at Hamline University, he thought the trouble would pass. Wrong.
In Minnesota, the average compensation with salary and benefits for 4-year private college presidents was around $225,000 in the 2003-2004 academic year.
Approximately 300 students, faculty members, and local politicos rallied outside of Northrop Plaza yesterday afternoon to protest the University of Minnesota's recommendation to dismantle the school's General College. U of M President Robert Bruininks is determined to turn the U into a top research ... More >>
They'd seem quaint if they weren't so eloquent: Meet the University of St. Thomas's loudest rabble-rousers
The University of Minnesota's new computer system goes $22 million over budget--and the glitches still aren't fixed
Teaching Minnesota's student prisoners reveals the power of the pen
University of Minnesota fraternities make it their mission to toss out the booze bottle and sober up
If the University of Minnesota is going to treat graduate school as a job, then teaching assistants say they deserve to be treated as well as employees.
"The Carlson School should look in their backyard and learn how to recruit a diverse student body from within Minnesota," says Renee Jenson, who charges the business school uses international students to diversify the student body.
Replacing campus messages from student groups with commercial ads is just one more example of the UM's newfound emphasis on mimicking private-sector methods.
Twenty-five years after the passage of Title IX, a Supreme Court decision may have finally convinced the University of Minnesota to beef up its women's athletic program.
Although Alumni Association card promoters are at campus events signing up new card members, they say UM students aren't their primary audience. That would come as a surprise to some students
A long and rancorous effort to do away with tenure and run itself more like a business has set the University of Minnesota back for years to come.
Is the University of Minnesota trying to carve up the academic tenure system under cover of saving its beleaguered medical complex?