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Study: Half Of Overweight Kids Participate In Sports

Taking part in sports may not be enough to keep young people from being overweight, according to a University of Minnesota study.

12/13/2011

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U Of M Considers Surcharge On Biz School Students

The regents of the University of Minnesota are considering tacking a surcharge on the tuition bills of undergraduate students in the university’s business school to hire and retain faculty.

12/08/2011

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U Of M Wants To Limit Transfer Students

The University of Minnesota said it is looking to accept fewer transfer students, a plan that’s not going over well with the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities.

11/28/2011

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Police: Random Bullet Breaks U of M Dorm Window

An apparent random bullet broke two window panes and crashed into a University of Minnesota dormitory window sill early Monday morning, harming no one, police said.

11/14/2011

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Mold Found In ‘U Of M’ Building, Experiments Disrupted

An unwanted discovery on the University of Minnesota campus is forcing some students to make a big change mid-semester. Mold was found in the civil engineering building on the Minneapolis campus.

10/21/2011

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U Of M Homecoming Parade, Pep Fest, Set For Friday

Don’t be surprised to see even more maroon and gold around Minneapolis. It’s homecoming week at the University of Minnesota and the 2011 Homecoming Parade is Friday night.

10/21/2011

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Kaler Inaugurated As 16th ‘U’ President

Eric Kaler was inaugurated as the 16th president of the University of Minnesota on Thursday, using his inaugural address to stress the importance of quickly transforming the workings of the institution while preserving its historical commitments to affordable education and research.

09/22/2011

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SweeTango Suit Settles In U’s Favor

A lawsuit challenging the University of Minnesota’s exclusive licensing deal for its hot-selling SweeTango apple is ending with a victory for the school and the cooperative that markets the new variety nationwide, although more producers will be able to grow the apple, representatives for both sides told The Associated Press on Monday.

09/19/2011

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U Of M Installs 21 Speakers On Campus For Emergencies

The University of Minnesota is putting up 21 speakers at its campus, where pre-recorded messages during a true emergency can be broadcast.

09/12/2011

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‘U Of M’ Cancels CLA Winter Commencement Ceremony

There is some bad news for the mid-year liberal arts graduates at the University of Minnesota. The school announced that it is canceling commencement ceremonies in December this year.

07/21/2011

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New President Takes Office At U Of M This Week

The University of Minnesota gets a new president this week when Eric Kaler officially takes the top job on Friday.

06/26/2011

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Bruininks Gives Near-State Record Catch To Bell Museum

It was the catch of a lifetime, but outgoing University of Minnesota President Bob Bruininks is parting ways with his big fish.

06/16/2011

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Students Heading To The ‘U’ Could See Tuition Increase

The University of Minnesota Board of Regents will survey the financial future of the university this week as it considers how to do more with less in its next budget.

06/07/2011

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U Of M Law School Prepares For No State Funding

With another round of cuts to higher education expected from the Legislature this year, the University of Minnesota Law School is adapting in a dramatic way — by working toward financial independence.

05/17/2011

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U Of M Regents Get A Peek At 2012 Budget

University of Minnesota President Robert Bruininks is hinting that proposed cuts in state support could mean fewer university employees in the 2012 budget.

05/13/2011

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TCF Stadium To Host Minn. All-Star Football Game

The Minnesota Football Coaches Association says the 38th annual Minnesota High School All-Star Football Game will be played at TCF Bank Stadium in Minneapolis.

02/14/2011

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Suspended Devoe Joseph To Transfer From ‘U Of M’

Junior guard Devoe Joseph has decided to transfer from the University of Minnesota, announced University officials and head coach Tubby Smith on Wednesday.

01/05/2011

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Police Investigate 2 Armed Robberies Near The U Of M

Minneapolis Police are investigating two armed robberies that occurred between 9:40 and 10 p.m. Tuesday, near the University of Minnesota campus.

12/22/2010

President + Football = Traffic Jam

  President Obama’s visit moved to the Field House because of rain threat.

10/22/2010

No Charges in 1 of 3 Frat House Sex Assault Claims

Police say no charges will be filed in one of the three alleged sexual assaults at U of M fraternities.

10/07/2010

8/1/10 Sports Huddle with Sid and Dave

Twins General Manager Billy Smith Twins 3rd Baseman Danny Valencia Gopher Athletic Director Joel Maturi Viking Player Personnel Director Rick Spielman

08/02/2010

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