The university wants to increase its undergrad enrollment by about 1,000 students -- for a total of 33,000 students. The new students would mostly be in science, engineering, technology and math.
Vikings downgrade Eric Kendricks to out against Lions
The Vikings have also activated Michael Pierce from injured reserve.
Minnesotan sentenced after assaulting man with baseball bat
Marshall Wayne Boshey was sentenced to 30 months in prison followed by two years of supervised release.
Target's gift card discount is back, but for this weekend only
The fine print: for Target Circle members only (but membership is free).
Minneapolis teen arrested in St. Cloud after fleeing police in stolen vehicle
The vehicle was stolen in a car-jacking in Minneapolis Thursday.
Watch: St. Cloud State's Jami Krannila uses 'The Michigan' to score against North Dakota
Gopher fans avert your eyes.
Prosecutor seeks new charge against Duluth officer who shot through man's door
Tyler Leibfried's trial is set to begin early next year.
Winter storm warnings issued with heavy snow set to slam MN
Parts of northern Minnesota could see more than a foot of snow, but there won't be much in the Twin Cities.
St. Cloud suspect now charged in two local murder cases
Both murders happened within a day of each other in June.
Twin Cities police ask for help finding missing 16-year-old
Police say all her family and friends have been contacted, and none of them know where she is.
MPD releases photos of shooting suspect, asks for public's help
The man is wanted in connection with a fatal shooting that happened Wednesday evening.
Approved U of M budget results in 3.5 percent undergrad tuition hike
The budget for next school year approved by the University of Minnesota Board of Regents Friday will raise undergraduate tuition by 3.5 percent and fund as many as 100 new faculty. U of M President Eric Kaler said the tuition increase was the lowest in the past 12 years at the university.
U of M grants request for undergrad tuition freeze
University of Minnesota's Board of Regents Friday unanimously approved a $1.18 billion biennial request to the Legislature that would trade increased funding for an undergraduate tuition freeze.
U of M aims to freeze undergrad tuition for 2 years
The University of Minnesota is gearing up to ask legislators for $91.6 million more over two years to freeze undergraduate tuition, meet five measurable improvement goals and invest in promising research.
Transfer student enrollment to drop at U of M
Low graduation rates and poor student satisfaction among transfer students means the University of Minnesota will begin accepting fewer undergraduate transfers. The school plans for transfer students to make up 33 percent of their student population.
U of M researchers urge schools to add more whole grains into menus
U researchers say they've found that if schools adopt recipes that use whole grains in foods like pizzas, pastas and bread -- the change increases a students intake by more than 25 percent.
Gore-Tex inventor donates $10 million for U of M expansion
Gore-Tex inventor and University of Minnesota alum Robert Gore and his wife Jane donated $10 million to the University of Minnesota for a $27.6 million expansion of Amundson Hall. The building is the home of the College of Science and Engineering's Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science.
U of M chemist is one of Popular Science's "Brilliant 10"
Popular Science pays tribute to ten young researchers whose innovations will change the world. One is University of Minnesota chemist Christy Haynes, who studies platelets. The tiny particles circulate in the bloodstream and regulate clotting. Haynes' team is the first to isolate them for study.
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