Yesterday, the national nonprofit Animal Legal Defense Fund and Minneapolis resident Isaac Peter filed a lawsuit against the University of Minnesota for violating the state's open meeting and open records laws.SEE ALSO: PETA: "There's just no excuse" for Lake Superior Zoo animal deaths during Duluth ... More >>
SEE ALSO:-- Todd Akin's "legitimate rape" belief likely stems from University of Minnesota paper-- University of Minnesota graduate student defends controversial hamster sex drive studyA new study co-authored by Vlad Griskevicius, a psychology professor at the U of M's Carlson's School of Management ... More >>
A study by University of Minnesota researchers found that black bears have amazing healing capabilities during hibernation.Scientists from the U of M, University of Wyoming, and Minnesota DNR monitored 1,000 black bears in northern Minnesota for 25 years. They found many examples of bears settlin ... More >>
Harrison Salisbury: The original smoking advocate at the University of Minnesota. A University of Minnesota student group is trying to push the anti-tobacco agenda a step further and ban all smoking across campus by 2013.
The Student Health Advisory Committee sent a letter to newbie college pres ... More >>
Engineering is not one of the social sciences -- at times, it's more like anti-social. But the University of Minnesota is setting about to change that, thanks to a series of new classes offered to engineering students that are meant to help them be a little less Isaac Newton, science weirdo, and ... More >>
U of M: The M stands for "mediocre." The University of Minnesota really is one of the best schools in the country... if you get far enough down the list. The U came in No. 68 on the U.S. News and World Report's influential college rankings list, which was released yesterday. Coming in 68th in any ... More >>
Isn't one of the purposes of a college degree supposed to be that it helps people lift themselves up and out of challenging economic circumstances?
We ask, because the University of Minnesota has announced that it's cutting back on a key scholarship program for low-income students.
The bike rider was run down across from McDonald's, shown on the map above.For the second time in a week, someone has been run over in the neighborhood next to the University of Minnesota.
This morning's crash was deadly. We don't know the victim's name yet, but police say she was struck at ... More >>
Christophercarfi, Flickr.Internet pervs catch up with modern technologyA University of Minnesota student began receiving some unsavory phone calls and text messages earlier this year from creepy men who liked her nude photos.
This was unpleasant news to the U of M sophomore, who says she ne ... More >>
Maybe satire isn't the best way to comment on rape...Reports of sexual assaults at fraternities near the University of Minnesota have made for big headlines in all the local newspapers these past few days. In Tuesday's paper, the Minnesota Daily's editorial board decided to attack the controv ... More >>
The suspect told police he was just trying to land a date.Ever notice a pair of headlights in your rear-view mirror for a few miles and get the feeling someone might be tailing you? That's the situation a University of Minnesota graduate student found herself in last Saturday just after 4 a.m ... More >>
The arrival of managed health care at the University of Minnesota's medical clinics may mean research opportunities will dry up. As a result, many doctors are leaving the university for private practice.