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Utah Valley University Designs ‘Texting Lanes’ For Staircases

If you’ve ever tripped or bumped into someone or something while texting and walking, you’re not alone. That’s why Utah Valley University has a new design on its staircases: A walking lane, a fast-speed lane, and a texting slow lane. They’re all labeled with neon stripes.

06/19/2015

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Minn. University’s Approach To Preventing Concussions Begins With The Neck

It is a hot topic dominating headlines across the country right now: concussions. Just this week, another star member of the NFL is calling it a career because of them. While research is still being conducted on concussions, a Minnesota university is helping sports teams — from high schoolers to pros — prevent concussions.

03/18/2015

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How The Montgomery GI Bill Is Motivating Our Servicemembers

From providing support for entrance exams to tuition for college courses, the Montgomery GI Bill provides education benefits for members of the military.

11/10/2014

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Cody Zeller Works Out For The Wolves

The Timberwolves are more than one player away from contending, but one big player is in town. Indiana’s Cody Zeller worked out for the team — a solo work out, which means he’s really good and they already know a lot about him.

06/12/2013

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John Williams Video Smack Down For 6-5!

Is the stairwell video real or fake?

06/05/2013

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DeRusha Eats: New Bohemia Wurst And Bier Haus

The biggest trend in restaurants right now is fast casual. You can get burritos at Chipotle and burgers at Five Guys.

01/12/2013

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‘U Of M’ Struggling To Keep Up With Mental Health Cases

New research shows one in four students at the University of Minnesota is diagnosed with a form of mental illness every year. There are so many cases, in fact, the University’s mental health services is struggling to with demand.

10/29/2012

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Good Question: How Much College Debt Is Too Much?

More Americans have college debt now than at any time in our history, according to a new report from the Pew Research Center.

09/27/2012

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Universities Cut Costs By Focusing Offerings

Funding cuts from cash-strapped legislatures across the country are prompting state universities to raise tuition, but some public institutions are trying to buck the trend.

07/24/2012

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Trevor Mbakwe To Use 6th Year Of Eligibility At ‘U’

Star power forward Trevor Mbakwe has decided to return to Minnesota next season after a knee injury wiped out his senior year.

04/16/2012

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Good Question: Do College Coaches Have Too Much Power?

On most college campuses: who’s got more power? The president or the head football coach? At Penn State the answer is fairly clear: it was the head coach. So do college coaches have too much power?

11/11/2011

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SCSU Students Protest Over Administrator’s Dismissal

Protestors created a scene when Gov. Mark Dayton visited St. Cloud State University Thursday.

10/27/2011

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St. Paul Police Chase Drunk Driver

St. Paul Police chased a man who wouldn’t pull over, and later found out he was driving drunk.

10/24/2011

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Public Vs. Private College: The Bottom Line

Though many students would prefer to procrastinate as long as possible, ultimately that May 1st deadline will come and a decision must be made. When it comes down to the choice between two or three schools, however, the decision can become very difficult.

08/22/2011

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Public Vs. Private College: The Experience

The cost may be the most blatant difference between attending a public or private university, but what if the cost turns out to be the same after financial aid? This is when many students are left wondering what each type of school can offer, and whether one is worth more than the other.

08/19/2011

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Back-To-School: A Guide To Dorm Shopping

Most people wouldn’t get excited about moving into a tiny room with a stranger alongside hundreds of 18 year olds. For any soon-to-be college freshman, however, receiving a roommate and dorm assignment is the thrilling moment when college becomes real.

08/18/2011

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Public Vs. Private College: The Cost

Often the first decision in the college application process is whether to go to a public or private college. So what to choose? Public or private? The answer isn’t as simple as the question.

08/17/2011

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Agriculture Colleges, Extension Get Budget Squeeze

As university budgets take a beating across the country, agricultural schools and extension programs are feeling the impact.

06/27/2011

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MN Private Colleges Week Preview, June 20-24

During the lazy days of summer, college visits are ususally the last thing on high school students’ mind and the first thing on parents’ minds. But for one week, high school students and their parents can set aside differences and attend bite-sized information sessions at 17 private colleges throughout Minnesota during Minnesota Private Colleges Week (MPCW), June 20-24.

06/17/2011

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Black Greek Life Returns At Minn. Schools

After his last high school football game, Josh Brandon pulled his blue and white jersey over his head and gave it one last hard look. Wearing those colors had become a part of him, a part that he never wanted to lose.

02/06/2011

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Walker Out For Season With Knee Injury

Minnesota reserve big man Maurice Walker will miss the rest of the season with a torn posterior cruciate ligament and a torn meniscus in his knee.

12/28/2010

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3 Luring Attempts Near St. Kate’s In St. Paul

Three luring attempts have been reported recently on and near St. Catherine University’s St. Paul campus, the Department of Public Safety said.

11/11/2010

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Maturi Wants To Make A Splash With New Coach

Athletic director Joel Maturi insists Minnesota has all the resources and amenities to attract a big-time football coach to resurrect a program that hasn’t been to the Rose Bowl in nearly 50 years.

10/18/2010

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Tim Brewster Fired As Gopher Football Head Coach

Tim Brewster arrived at Minnesota in 2007 promising to bring the Golden Gophers back to the Rose Bowl, to heights not seen on campus in more than a generation.

10/17/2010

U Says Sex Attackers May Be Students

University of Minnesota officials say it’s believed the persons responsible for two of the three recent sexual assaults are students at the school.  

10/04/2010

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