Eight years after a 26-year-old committed suicide while enrolled in a clinical drug trial at the University of Minnesota, the state Board of Social Work has issued "corrective action" on study coordinator Jean Kenney. In 2004, Dan Markingson brutally stabbed himself to death while participating in ... More >>
The University of Minnesota acted legally when it gave mortuary student Amanda Tatro an "F" grade after she published a string of controversial Facebook posts in late 2009.In an opinion, Justice Helen Meyer wrote that "the university may regulate student speech on Facebook that violates established ... More >>
Former Minnesota GOP Speaker of the House Steve Sviggum is an unpaid University of Minnesota regent. He is also executive assistant to the Senate GOP caucus.But according to two legal opinions released yesterday by the U of M, he should no longer do both."This systemic conflict cannot be eliminat ... More >>
Amanda Tatro is still upset the University of Minnesota disciplined her for tongue-perhaps-in-cheek Facebook posts threatening violence against an ex-boyfriend. So upset, in fact, that she may end up appealing her case to the U.S. Supreme Court.The Minnesota Supreme Court heard oral arguments ... More >>
Fox9Tatro got an "F" for threats in a Facebook post.The threatening messages a University of Minnesota student posted to her Facebook page in December 2009 were fair grounds to punish her, the Minnesota Court of Appeals ruled yesterday. Amanda Tatro, then a 29 year old mortuary science student, p ... More >>
Linda Zinter says her U of M adviser wasted her time.All Linda Zinter wanted was a little advice from her grad school academic adviser. But when that advice turned out to be unhelpful--the courses her adviser suggested weren't required, and Zinter earned an "F" in one of them--she sued the U ... More >>
Courtesy of Mill City Video ServicesThe author of the allegations disputes the U of M's response.The University of Minnesota has found no violations in an internal investigation into Department of Psychiatry Chair Dr. Charles Schulz, according a letter signed by Mark Rotenberg, the college's ... More >>
Courtesy Mary WeissMarkingson committed suicide in 2004 while enrolled in an experimental study at the U of M.University of Minnesota counsel Mark Rotenberg will meet with the Board of Regents to discuss a letter requesting an independent investigation into events surrounding Dan Markingson's ... More >>
Investigation by U of M finds no NCAA violations
The U's lawyers originally predicted they would wrap up the investigation in a few weeks. That was four months ago.
The U launched the internal probe in mid-December in reaction to a report from The Minnesota Daily.
Flawed contracts. Cut corners. Inadequate inspections. Complaints about conflicts of interest. University of Minnesota president Mark Yudof might be getting out just in time.
The AIDS drug Ziagen has brought healthy windfalls to the University of Minnesota and GlaxoSmithKline. But it isn't doing anything at all for the millions who are dying of the disease in Africa.
The University of Minnesota calls its new underground library a triumph of design and function. Never mind the mold that feasts on pollution, a multimillion-dollar legal dispute, and those pesky health complaints.
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.
In the wake of Najarian and Shabazz, the U.S. attorney and former DFL prodigy finds his once-bright political future in question.