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A Better Budget
MN lawmakers give U enough new funds to freeze tuition. Read what business leaders think here.
Vikings on Campus
Pro football team will play 2014-15 seasons at TCF Bank Stadium.
A Smoke-Free Campus?
President leaning toward a ban on smoking across the entire campus, inside and out.
U Poised to Lead Brain Research
Obama initiative to attack Alzheimer's, epilepsy, and more.
Senate Bill Would Freeze U Tuition
Funding bill also includes oversight and performance goals.
AD Norwood Teague visits alumni chapter
Discusses state of Gopher sports and the Big Ten
New Alumni CEO Named
Lisa Lewis comes to UMN from UConn.
A Pitino to the Gophers
Reports indicate son of Rick Pitino will be next men's basketball coach.
No More Tubby Time
U mens basketball coach removed after six seasons.
Filling the GAP
U's Growth Accelerator Program boosting small businesses.
Opportunities to Improve
U staffing report mostly good news, but contains areas for improvement.
Two incumbents and two new regents will serve on the 12-member board.
Toward a Cure for MD
Stem cells regenerate muscles in mice in U research
U Plans to Revamp Grad Programs
Focus will be on strongest and promising new programs.
Kaler Touts Progress, vision
Second State of the U address for new president looks back, ahead.
U to Offer Free Online Courses
New partnership will extend the University's reach.
NFL at TCF
Vikings plan to play on campus for two years while new stadium is built.
Year Round School Gets a Test
Two programs in the College of Design will pilot Pres. Kaler's idea for year-round programs.
Breast Cancer Breakthrough
U research finds enzyme mutation behind most forms of the disease.
400 Attend Legislative Briefing
Read about and see photos and video of the event.
Goldy Is a Go!
Fundraising is complete for Goldy statue in front of Coffman.
Recent and planned developments are changing the neighborhood, and not everyone likes it.
Goldy win UCA Mascot of the year competition for second time in three years.
Common soap ingredient is filling MN lakes, according to U study.
Kaler Pledges Accountability, Responsiveness
U President responds to legislative calls for information on administrative spending.
U Exceeds Legislative Goals
Five state goals set for the U were all met and exceeded in 2011-12.
Kaler: Criticism short-sighted
U President takes on recent WSJ article and Washington Post opinion criticizing U administrative costs.
Happy New Year, Alumni!
See our New Year Rouser for 2013, featuring Goldy through the years.
Out-of-State Tuition in Focus
U looks at raising it's out-of-state tuition price, which is currently far below peers.
Med School needs sharp strategic plan. See University info here.
Research Ranking Stable
University still ranked eighth for most research in the US.
The Family that Eats Together...
U research aims to teach families to eat together for better health.
Applicants Selected to Interview for Board of Regents
Fourteen will interview for four vacancies
Education at U Too Costly?
Worrisome drop in poor and middle-income students at U
Massive open online courses test the U.
Better Gift Giving
"Scroogeonomics" author, a U economist, offers his tips.
U to Study Sustainable Cities
NSF grant to study creating low-carbon, resource-efficient and healthy cities in the United States, China and India
Reciprocity Lures Students
Minnesota-Wisconsin deal lets students cross borders, and schools compete for the best.
U students study abroad and international students come to the U in large numbers
Office of Academic Administration eliminated.
Great Alum Gore Gives $10 Million
Robert Gore, inventor of Gore-Tex, funds expansion of Amundson Hall. More about Gore here.
U research is aiming at drought-resistant lawns.
Open Online Courses Inevitable
The U knows it will have to offer free online classes, but first must figure out how to fund them.
What Price Homecoming?
The Daily looks at Homecoming costs; U says campus pride and spirit are worth it.
New student housing construction is expected to continue.
Tuition Freeze Approved, if ...
Regents approve Pres. Kaler's offer to freeze in-state tuition if state funding increases $14M annually, which would bring it back to 2001 levels. Read about the proposed budget here.
Editorial: U Must Rebuild Trust
Grand Forks Herald offers insights into Minnesotans' hard feeling about the U of M.
Nobel for UMD
Duluth grad Brian Kobilka shares Nobel Prize in Chemistry.
"[T]he fire that comes from within the individual human spirit"
Former U student Craig Minowa of Cloud Cult talks about partnering with U on ad campaign
Internet at the Speed of Light?
U invention may lead to using light rather than electricity for computing and processing.
Be an Informed Voter
Alumni Association surveys candidates on their support for education.
Alumni Awards Announced
Top individual, groups, programs to be honored during Homecoming week.
Social Lives of Plants
Interconnectedness and diversity of plants is the single largest factor in a a healthy ecosystem, U research finds.
Starting Start Ups
U of M launched a record of 12 new companies in 2111-12.
Get Smart (Grid)
U expert Massoud Amin answers 10 question about improving electrical grid reliability and efficiency. Read "Power to the People" our 2005 profile of Amin here.
Making Fracking Cleaner
U research into purifying hydraulic fracturing waste water gets the go-ahead.
A mesmerizing video of U student's 40,000-piece K'nex 'machine'
He Guarantees It
U's Kaler promises tuition freeze, accountability in exchange for state funding increase.
Give Goldy a Home
Student Unions campaign underway to place Goldy statue outside Coffman
U chemist named one of 10 great young scientists.
U considering the future of its aging golf course.
Poli Sci Prof Kathryn Pearson talks with Access Minnesota about the upcoming elections.
All Quiet on the Beer Front
Beer and wine were sold at TCF Bank Stadium for the first time Saturday, and all went well.
Help Wanted: Science Profs
U's vow to hire 100 new faculty starts in science and engineering, MN Daily says.
All About the ROI
President Kaler talks about the U's huge return for state investment. Plus a Minnesota Business feature on the biz of higher ed.
Carlson Named Grand Marshal
Former alumni CEO will lead Oct. 12 Homecoming parade
One More Row
50 years later, pioneering U rower returns.
"A truly remarkable U"
President Kaler offers a special fall message to his fellow alumni.
A New Hope
U study finds increased food production and environment can go hand-in-hand.
New students move into dorms, and President Kaler will be there to help. See more about Welcome Week here.
U Study: Alcohol-Cancer Link
A U study asserts an alcohol-cancer link for some people, due to a DNA-damaging compound.
Alumni CEO Going to the Bears
Alumni CEO Phil Esten is moving to a new position at Cal-Berkeley
$13M for Green Energy
New U centers will include research on CO2 capture and solar energy conversion
Eat a Peach
A fruit antioxidant is as effective as statin cholesterol drugs, U research finds.
You and U at the Fair
The Great Minnesota Get-Together kicks off tomorrow and the U of M will be there.
Fight for Human Rights ... Right?
U student examines whether human rights laws might actually do more harm than good.
Don't Believe the Hype
More immunizations equal less disease, says editorial by U doctors.
Hold the Butter
U research finds an artificial-butter popcorn ingredient causes brain protein 'misfolding' similar to Alzheimer's.
Four Gopher alumni (and a coach) are in the medals: Kelci Bryant won silver in diving; Barbora Spotakova won gold (again!) in the javelin; Lindsay Whalen struck gold as part of the USA basketball squad, and Lindsey Berg and coach Hugh McCutcheon took silver in volleyball.
Ruling for U
Basketball hiring lawsuit finally comes to an end
Mars rover Curiosity, built by a team headed by U alum Roger Weins, will land Sunday evening.
Read the Replay
Read President Kaler's online 'chat' with the StarTribune here.
Kaler Backs Penn State Penalties
"The culture of big-time college sports must never supersede a culture of safety, compliance, transparency and accountability..."
An Honor for Honors
U's program for honor students named best new program of its kind.
Celebrating Land Grant
The U will celebrate 150 years of learning, discovery, and engagement for the common good
Facilities and Fundraising
Q&A with AD Norwood Teague after one month
Fighting Alien Invaders
U gets $8.7 million to research combating aquatic invasive species
President Donates Raise to Scholarships
Regents offered 3%; Kaler asked it to go to undergrads
New Exec Leave Pay Rules Approved
Regents move to limit excessive pay to retiring U execs.
U studies that link family dinners to positive outcomes may have failed to take other factors into account.
True Costs Investigated
The U investigates what it really costs to educate a student.
A for All?
Chemistry prof Chris Cramer argues that there are too many As in some disciplines.
April 2013 Trivia
On March 24, the U of M women’s hockey team wrapped up an unblemished season with their second straight national championship! The team continued to pad a number of ongoing records including 41 victories in one season and zero losses in a season. Which Big Ten institution previously held both of these records?
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