Gustavus Adolphus College has named its next president, and for the first time in the school’s 152-year history, that president is a woman. Rebecca Bergman will be Gustavus’ 17th president when she takes over on July 1.
The University of Minnesota is recruiting students for a new master’s program in medical device innovation. The program is under the Technological Leadership Institute, part of the university’s College of Science and Engineering.
The U.S. Supreme Court won’t hear Medtronic’s appeal of a patent infringement lawsuit. Minnesota Public Radio News says the high court’s decision could cost the Fridley-based company $250 million in damages.
The Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon is set for this Sunday. A Plymouth woman won’t be running in that, but she will be in a competition that only a select-few qualify for.
Hockey greats are gathering Thursday night at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul to help raise money for the 2013 Bel13ve In Miracles Gala. Funds will go to spinal cord patients who can benefit from the same expensive therapy that has helped Jack Jablonski, the Benilde-St. Margaret’s hockey player who was hit during a game in December 2011 and became paralyzed.
The Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon is still more than three months away, but if you haven’t signed up for it you may be out of luck.
Medical device maker Medtronic will cut 500 jobs in Minnesota, as part of an overall elimination of approximately 2,000 jobs worldwide. A Medtronic spokeswoman said 65 percent of the job cuts have already occurred. The rest will be eliminated in the current fiscal year.
It’s among the oldest stretches of interstate in the Twin Cities metropolitan area, and at 124,000 vehicles traveling the beltway each day, Interstate 694 is also among the area’s most heavily traveled.
While lawmakers in Washington are working around the clock to avoid going over the fiscal cliff, Minnesota’s medical device manufacturers face a tax hike of their own.
A Senate report out Thursday concludes Minneapolis-based Medtronic helped write and edit medical journal articles attributed to outside physicians which downplayed the risks of Infuse, the company’s best-selling bone graft, responsible for $800 million in annual sales.
Come out for the annual Twin Cities Marathon and get involved in the race and events surrounding it.
Hundreds of job cuts were announced today at General Mills. The food conglomerate, based in Golden Valley, is eliminating 850 jobs worldwide and about half of them in the Twin Cities.
Medical device maker Medtronic Inc. said Wednesday that federal prosecutors have closed their investigation of the company’s InFuse bone graft.
Fridley-based Medtronic announced Thursday morning it’s laying off about 220 workers from its Mounds View office.
More than 400 top local businesspeople are helping young job seekers hone their interview techniques this week at the Minneapolis Convention Center.