U of M golf course is given qualified nod
The University of Minnesota's Les Bolstad Golf Course can survive, but its renovation will have to come with a much lower price tag.
To Watch: http://www.myfoxtwincities.com/story/19601486/is-u-of-m-golf-course-update-worth-75-million
Wild-rice study might aid sulfate regulation
An unusually abundant wild-rice crop in the area's Mississippi River backwaters is helping determine levels of pollutants that mines in far northeastern Minnesota will be able to discharge into surface waters. University of Minnesota researchers took water, dirt and wild-rice samples from the Weaver Bottoms area south of Kellogg this summer as part of their statewide field work.
NewLink announces investigator initiated phase 2 study of Sipuleucel-T
Dr. Gautam Jha, assistant professor of medicine at the University of Minnesota, will lead a multi-center research initiative to study a certain type of prostate cancer.
Business and Politics
Kathryn Pearson [U of M associate professor] joins political happy hour
While Mitt Romney's campaign works to overcome unpopular quotes taken from a secretly recorded video from May, he's pounding President Barack Obama over a quote from 14 years ago. Kathryn Pearson joined Political Happy Hour about that approach and if it will work.
To Watch: http://www.myfoxtwincities.com/story/19600440/kathryn-pearson-joins-political-happy-hour
Updates and Events
U of M fall raptor release hosted this weekend
Birds of prey that have been rehabilitated at the University of Minnesota Raptor Center will be released this weekend.
St. Paul: On Ramsey Hill, not everyone is opposing condemnation of 466 Iglehart
Greg Donofrio, U of M assistant professor of architecture, comments on the ongoing fight among residents and the city about what to do with two dilapadated homes in St. Paul's Historic Hill District.