Best Winter Break Destinations In The U.S.A look at five of America's best winter break destinations for college students
Government Says Students Can Apply Earlier For College AidAspiring college students will be able to apply for federal financial aid three months earlier than now and submit a previous year's tax return, changes aimed at helping more people pay for school, the White House said Sunday.
Utah Valley University Designs 'Texting Lanes' For StaircasesIf 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.
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.
How The Montgomery GI Bill Is Motivating Our ServicemembersFrom providing support for entrance exams to tuition for college courses, the Montgomery GI Bill provides education benefits for members of the military.
Cody Zeller Works Out For The WolvesThe 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.
DeRusha Eats: New Bohemia Wurst And Bier HausThe biggest trend in restaurants right now is fast casual. You can get burritos at Chipotle and burgers at Five Guys.
'U Of M' Struggling To Keep Up With Mental Health CasesNew 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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
SCSU Students Protest Over Administrator's DismissalProtestors created a scene when Gov. Mark Dayton visited St. Cloud State University Thursday.
St. Paul Police Chase Drunk DriverSt. Paul Police chased a man who wouldn't pull over, and later found out he was driving drunk.
Public Vs. Private College: The Bottom LineThough 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.