Articles of Interest
The Parent Program searches for and posts articles that may be of interest to parents of college students. The following recent articles have appeared in a variety of local and national publications.
2-25—Public safety update: change in crime alert practices.
2-17—U moves toward year-round class.
2-11—Northrop transformed: gallery exhibit.
2-6—App developed at University of Minnesota alerts teens, parents to risky driving.
2-4—Quick electric car charging station installed on U of M campus.
2-4—Dayton’s plan helps U-area transportation.
1-29—From struggle to song.
1-27—Minnesota bike design on display at UMN exhibit.
1-23—U students hug animals to quell stress.
1-12—FAFSA and family.
1-12—Excellent Educator: Adam Leicht of Forest Hills Elementary.
1-12—Bell Museum's Saturday With a Scientist makes learning fun.
1-9—Hot property: University of Minnesota Tate Science and Teaching Building.
1-9—Ten candidates vie for 5 spots on U of M's Board of Regents.
12-30—No means no.
12-30—Alums get helping hand at U of M website.
12-19—UMN science building to be renamed after Bruininks.
12-18—Taking flight through her research.
12-11—Gift program eases student-parent stress.
12-8—If students have time to get drunk, colleges aren't doing their job.
12-8—Homeroom: China's champs hit the books at UMN.
12-1—As temperatures drop, campus crime moves indoors.
11-19—A changing of the guard for UMPD.
11-13—De-stress group aids students.
11-13—University seeks funding for community issues.
11-12—Bus service to be enhanced in 2015.
11-6—Jamie Yuccas gets to know ‘Goldy the Gopher’.
11-6—Counterpoint: 4 ways the U is addressing student debt.
10-29—Campus Climate Cafés bring students together.
10-29—U Of M hosts circus-themed mental health fair.
10-23—Butterflies with a Minnesota connection.
10-22—Autumn Fun at the Arboretum.
10-16—Effective alcohol-related bills are unpopular; ineffective ones tend to get OK'd, U study finds.
10-8—Pollinating new ideas.
9-23—Google taps career fair for top collegiate talent.
9-17—Bus stop amenities shorten wait.
9-11—Police renew yearly effort to connect with campus.
9-8—New student-designed Gopher Chauffeur vans roll out.
9-3—New Green Line at U of M brings safety concerns.
9-2—As students move out, local program helps salvage items.
9-2—Back to school: Arts galore at the U.