UMN in the News
Twenty years after Fairview Health rescued University of Minnesota's financially ailing hospitals and clinics, the hospital organization is considering a merger with the University's private physicians group, creating a single health care provider that can keep pace with a changing market that demands efficiency.
The middle school and high school studens who Jerome Graham mentors face an uphill battle to make it to graduation. He's the project coordinator for the Map Project, which reaches out to young people held in Ramsey County juvenile corrections facilites to try to keep them in school.
So, funny story: This year's winner of the prestigious Thurber Prize for American Humor had not set out to write a humorous book.
Researchers at the University of Minnesota say a parasite is attacking fish in Minnesota and Wisconsin. Nick Phelps and his team of researchers are trying to find out what is causing a disease that dissolves the muscles of fish.
Those in the medical professions in Minnesota are expressing their shock and grief after a U.S. gunship fired on a medical clinic in Afghanistan on Saturday.
As the first winter chills take root and summer street fairs draw to a close, across the country deep-fried shacks are closing up shop. But just why are crowds drawn to golden-brown fried fare year after year?
Deep beneath the University of Minnesota, housed in a room 83 feet underground, one of the world's greatest collections of children's literature lifts the veil on thousands of classics.
America's curiously successful minority has also been a despised one.
Finance and Commerce
The University of Minnesota celebrated an official groundbreaking for the $92.5 million Tate Science and Teaching building renovation this week, but construction activity was well underway before the ceremonial shovels came out.
Two years after hiring a consultant to conduct a gender equity review of its athletics department, the University of Minnesota has released a summary that only hint at her findings -- but insists that any potential problems are being addressed.