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Playboy Searching For Sexiest U Of M Students

Playboy will be in town early next week to search for the most beautiful female college students for its “Girls of the Big Ten” feature in October.

02/28/2012

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‘U’ Police: Knife-Wielding Man Attacks Student

A female student was walking home when she was attacked from behind by a man with a knife, according to University Of Minnesota Police.

02/23/2012

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Sviggum Insists New Job Vetted By U Of Minn. Brass

University of Minnesota Regent Steve Sviggum says he consulted with the board chairwoman and a school lawyer to go over conflict of interest rules before he accepted a high-paid position for Republicans in the Minnesota Senate.

01/19/2012

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MN Supreme Ct To Hear U Of M’s Appeal Of $1M Award

The Minnesota Supreme Court has agreed to hear the University of Minnesota’s appeal of a $1 million civil verdict against the school and men’s basketball coach Tubby Smith over the hiring of an assistant coach.

12/21/2011

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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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