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The Minnesota Daily

Amid debates over high administrative pay at colleges nationwide, University of Minnesota officials agree President Eric Kaler’s successes outweighed any signs of his failure — earning him another term. Kaler and U of M Board of Regents members Linda Cohen and Richard Beeson comment.

July 15, 2014

Star Tribune

Star Tribune commentator John Rash writes on the underlying messages of the recently-opened documentary, "Ivory Tower." U of M President Eric Kaler comments.

July 16, 2014

The Minnesota Daily

Starting Monday, about 17 engineering students will put their 10th-generation solar car, Centaurus III, to the test when they depart for the American Solar Challenge, an eight-day race of more than 1,700 miles.

July 15, 2014

Star Tribune

Researchers and students at the University of Minnesota are developing a smartphone app to help blind and visually impaired people navigate streets in Minneapolis.

July 15, 2014

Finance & Commerce

Students, staff and faculty at the University of Minnesota will be able to travel between the three campus area Green Line stations at a steep discount. Metro Transit plans to offer a “Green Line Campus Zone Pass” for $8 per semester for faculty, staff and students.

July 15, 2014

New York Magazine

Self-control is hard. But it's worth it, apparently. U of M marketing professor Kathleen Vohs comments on her research.

July 14, 2014

Post Bulletin

A group of Rochester city leaders soon will travel to Germany with the University of Minnesota's Office for Economic Development to look for work force ideas that can be adapted for use here. U of M program director Sabine Engel comments.

July 14, 2014

St. Cloud TIMES

Native bees aren't as flashy or fuzzy as honeybees. Some of them look more like flies. No one knows the number of species in Minnesota — or if they're in trouble. Surveys involving the University of Minnesota Bee Lab will establish a baseline.

July 14, 2014

Pioneer Press

A new report estimates that delays in railroad shipping have cost Minnesota corn, soybean and wheat farmers nearly $100 million. U of M Center for Farm Financial Management's Edward Usset comments on his findings.

July 10, 2014

Northland's NewsCenter

Ninety-five percent of students who graduated from the University of Minnesota Duluth between 2012 and 2013 are either employed, or continuing their education. UMD chancellor Lendley Black comments.

July 11, 2014

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