Okay, so nobody was about to mistake either of them for Harvard or Stanford in the first place. But still, it's disappointing to see both St. Cloud State and MSU-Mankato on The Center for College Affordability and Productivity's list of the 25 universities with the worst professors.SEE ALSO: Jim Fet ... More >>
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urbanfoodie33Another reason to love bicycles.More good bike news: The University of Minnesota has been named the ninth most bicycle-friendly campus in the United States by the American League of Bicyclists. And no, just because the Top 20 list is packed with California campuses, it doesn't ... More >>
Madieu Williams FoundationMadieu Williams, Man of the YearInstead of sorry results and scandalous behavior from the Minnesota Vikings, there's some good news: Safety Madieu Williams has been named the NFL's Walter Payton Man of the Year. He's only the second Vikings player in history to be reco ... More >>
Image from Madieu Williams FoundationThe Vikings safety is a bit of good news in a pretty bad seasonIt hasn't exactly been a stellar season for the Vikings. First there was Brett Favre Penisgate. Then Randy Moss's bizarre self-interview. Then Coach Brad Childress got kicked to the can. And over t ... More >>
What's your college known for?With apologies to the Bard of Anoka, we really do live in a place where the men are strong, the women are good looking, the children are above average, and the colleges hover somewhere below the top of the heap. The Princeton Review is out with its annual college ... More >>
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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.
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