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U Of M Children’s Hospital Renamed For Largest Donor

The University of Minnesota is saying “thank you” for a big donation. The U announced Tuesday it is renaming its to honor the single largest donor to the university. In a few weeks, the words at the top of the building will read “University of Minnesota Masonic Children’s Hospital.”

10/14/2014

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Dayton Criticizes Student Ticket Bundling

Gov. Mark Dayton says he’s “appalled” to hear of a new sports ticket bundling practice for students at the University of Minnesota.

10/03/2014

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U Of M Board of Regents Reallocates $4.1 Million To School Safety

Students fearing a spike in on-campus and off-campus crime are breathing a sigh of relief after the University of Minnesota’s Board of Regents decided to reinvest $4.1 million into school safety.

02/14/2014

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‘U’ Students Want Crime Alerts To Avoid Using Racial Descriptions

School officials at the University of Minnesota are working with black student and facility organizations after they wrote a letter to the school’s president about the racial descriptions given in Crime Alerts.

01/29/2014

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Kill Still Resting; ‘U’ President Renews Support

Minnesota coach Jerry Kill is resting at home this week following a seizure that kept him from traveling to the game at Michigan. Gophers defensive coordinator Tracy Claeys filled in for Kill on the Big Ten coaches’ call with reporters on Tuesday.

10/08/2013

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Lawmakers Trying To Halt The Rise Of Student Loan Rates

Pressure is building for thousands of college students who could soon be paying more for school loans — a lot more, if Congress doesn’t act soon.

06/18/2013

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U Of M Offers To Take Over Fairview Health

The University of Minnesota has proposed that it take over Fairview Health Services, the system that operates the university’s teaching hospital, a move that could pre-empt a merger between Fairview and Sanford Health.

04/04/2013

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Flat Tuition Pledge Central To University Aid Bid

Here’s a tradeoff University of Minnesota President Eric Kaler is pitching to state lawmakers: Boost aid to the school and tuition for in-state undergraduates won’t go up.

01/11/2013

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Flat Tuition Pledge Central To University Aid Bid

Here’s a tradeoff University of Minnesota President Eric Kaler is pitching to state lawmakers: Boost aid to the school and tuition for in-state undergraduates won’t go up.

01/11/2013

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‘Bloat’ Criticism Could Hurt University Of MN At Capitol

State budget leaders have a message for the University of Minnesota: The money won’t come easy.

01/10/2013

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U Of M Regents Approve Freezing Undergrad Tuition

University of Minnesota regents are considering a freeze on undergraduate tuition. The Board of Regents meets Friday to take up President Eric Kaler’s proposed $1 billion biennial budget.

10/12/2012

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U Proposes Tuition Freeze; Asks State For More Money

Some Minnesota college students might get a break on their next tuition bill, but there’s a big catch. The University of Minnesota’s President wants the state to pitch in more money.

09/14/2012

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U of M Approves Agreement With Vikings To Use TCF

The University of Minnesota’s Board of Regents has approved an agreement with the Minnesota Vikings that allows the use of TCF Bank Stadium during the NFL team’s construction of its new stadium.

05/11/2012

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Proposal Would Hike U Of M Tuition 3.5 to 4 Percent

Tuition at the University of Minnesota would rise 3.5 percent, or $410, for in-state residents under the first budget proposed by new President Eric Kaler.

05/05/2012

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Va. Commonwealth AD Is Finalist For Next Minn. AD

Virginia Commonwealth athletics director Norwood Teague has been announced as a finalist to be the next athletics director at Minnesota.

04/22/2012

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