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University of Minnesota-College of Pharmacy
The University of Minnesota-College of Pharmacy is ranked among the top three pharmacy schools in the nation by US News and World Report. It offers the Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) The College recen...
10/16/13 at 5:25 AM Theater Information/Out of Town 10/11/10 at 6:36 AM
College Teachers Don't Need Teaching Licences In Minnesota 5/17/10 at 7:54 AM
Help your student keep college affordable
As many families are preparing to send their kids off to college they are silently wondering, Is College worth it? Americans are trillions of dollars in debt with student loans. We read horror stories...
8/29/13 at 11:15 AM
A bridge type making a comeback: the Melan arch bridge
Now the answer to the pop quiz: In 1894, an Austrian-Bohemian engineer, Frederick von Emperger, decided to experiment with a bridge design over a small stream northeast of Rock Rapids, Iowa. This d...
7/16/13 at 7:02 AM Highlights of the 2013 ISPC Conference in Lansing, Michigan 4/5/13 at 6:31 AM
Financial Survival Skills for Your College Bound Kid
Every summer, a new crop of students graduate from high school, and their parents get ready to release them into the wild. Many of these students are planning to continue their schooling, so their par...
7/2/13 at 9:19 AM Facing Student Loans after Graduation 5/2/12 at 6:01 AM
Book Review: Is College Worth It?
I recently received the book Is College Worth It. The authors include William J. Bennett who is a former United States Secretary of Education and David Wilezol who is a Liberal Arte Graduate. One ...
6/29/13 at 5:15 PM Debt Free U 10/14/12 at 6:58 AM
Debt Free College 2/16/12 at 7:01 AM
Undocumented students could get in-state tuition under bill
By Danielle Killey More students could attend college if a plan allowing undocumented immigrants to pay in-state tuition at public colleges is approved, a Minnesota lawmaker argues. We want to eli...
4/3/13 at 9:15 AM Electoral College a learning experience 12/18/12 at 8:03 AM
College union workers object to administrators' 'bonuses' 9/20/11 at 4:21 PM
The First College Tour
Yesterday was a huge day in my life as a mom. We went on our first college tour as a family. This week is spring break for my kiddos, and we made the long drive to Waco, TX, to visit family and to t...
3/27/13 at 5:52 AM Travel: Making Friends 11/13/11 at 8:23 AM
Dear Facebook... 9/21/11 at 8:50 PM
I Love March Madness
It is that time of year again when the Nation goes online and prints out an NCAA bracket and participa...
3/19/13 at 8:16 AM
Ask the Dietitian: How do I eat healthy while living in a college dorm room?
Q: I am a college student and dont have the option of cooking and preparing my own meals. What are some healthy eating ideas in my situation? A: I completely understand your situation; in college I l...
1/30/13 at 2:02 PM
Tears Of Pride and Joy
College Move in Day: Goodbye with tears of pride and joy Well I did it! I dropped off my oldest child at school in another state.make that two states away and I am doing pretty good and going on al...
9/26/12 at 8:53 PM
mama mondays: olympics prompts memories of track days
I missed the opening ceremonies of the Summer Olympics 2012 and was beginning to feel I had too many other obligations to sit tight long enough to get through any of the events. Then came my surprise...
8/19/12 at 11:01 PM mama mondays: advent events: lavish or luminous? 12/5/11 at 12:00 AM
I heard over the years that we Americans are supposed to be threatened by the countless graduates being pumped out of the universities over in China. Well I figured I ought to check things out for m...
5/5/12 at 7:53 AM
Tips for Busy Days at the Airport
The holiday season means busy days at the airport. When youre making air travel plans, remember that the busiest days are those immediately before and after a holiday. If you can, avoid those days tr...
11/17/11 at 3:57 PM Climb the Leaning Tower of Pisa 11/9/11 at 1:10 PM
Top International Vacation Destinations 10/13/11 at 8:00 AM
Cooking 4 college kids
My niece Alexis Hinchey, a student at Texas Lutheran University in Seguin, Texas, is experiencing a particularly busy senior year. So her mother, my sister Margaret, made a special trip south last wee...
10/22/11 at 6:57 AM Soupy memories 1/8/10 at 4:00 AM
The good, the bad and the great green tomato
I've been up and down and all around with the good, the bad and the great green tomato. I'll begin with the good news. I spent a lovely weekend at Fall Mushroom Camp, hiking through the peaceful w...
9/26/11 at 9:39 AM