THE FLENSBURGER FILES Education should be encouraged, not denied
8:10 on a Wednesday morning in a lecture hall, waiting for the first class of the day to start. It is one of the introductory classes which provides students studying English with an insight to lite... Posted on 10/25/12 at 8:36 AM
HEALTHY TIDBITS Health Care, Obesity, Tuition Costs
Health Care is costing us a bundle; that's for sure. It is really scary withthe State of MN shutting down and all the non-profits that will be effected. What is going tohappen to the tens of thousands... Posted on 7/1/11 at 5:42 AM
STAFF BLOG CAPITOL CHATTER Colleges look at shutdown while trying to stay open
The Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system is gearing up for a government shutdown.
A Wednesday emergency meeting of the 54-campus systems board of trustees resulted in a resolut... Posted on 6/9/11 at 2:46 AM
STAFF BLOG THE AREAVOICES COMMUNITY Areavoices Digest #9 - November 17, 2010
Areavoices Digest #9 - November 17, 2010
Another week and more schools are jumping on board with areavoices blogs.Areavoices is a fantasticplace to share school news. In additon to our newest school ... Posted on 11/17/10 at 3:31 PM
Minneapolis — Students at the University of Minnesota-Morris could ride buses fueled by corn, sleep in dorms heated by a biomass furnace and eat food grown on nearby farms. But for years, they couldn’t major in the environment.
Buddy systems. Isolated housing. Campus shutdowns.
They’re all contingencies that area colleges have discussed as students return to dormitories — petri dishes for contagious disease — in the midst of concerns about the swine flu virus.
Despite, or maybe because of, what has been called the worst recession since World War II, enrollment at area colleges and universities is holding steady, with some schools growing in student population this fall.
While enrollment at the 32 schools in the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system is up almost 4 percent this spring compared to the same period last year, fewer students are attending some of the Northland’s schools.
As the University of Wisconsin-Madison reports that undergraduate applications for fall admission have dropped for the first time in five years, Twin Ports schools say their applications are up or have stayed the same.
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