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.
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.
12-18—Public safety update.
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—Winter light show to sparkle at U of Minnesota.
12-1—As temperatures drop, campus crime moves indoors.
11-19—Excelsior Farmer's Market.
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.
9-9—Green Line fully restored after repair work lasts into night.
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.
8-28—University of Minnesota speeds efforts to tighten campus security.
8-26—McNair Scholars a pipeline for people of color into STEM graduate studies.
8-26—Freshmen, and their stuff, descend on the University of Minnesota.
8-12—University of Minnesota soars on Forbes' college ranking.
8-11—Minnesota Centennial Showboat back on with extended performances.
8-5—Greenspace: award-winning app can tell you where the sun shines.
8-5—Colleges cater to students' entrepreneurial ambitions.
7-18—Boomerang families: when students move home after graduation.
7-16—Bite of Minnesota: U of M Dairy Salesroom.
7-16—Solar car charged up for cross-country race.
7-2—Student businesses thrive in competition.
6-30—Rare deal at Capitol gives Bell Museum new home on U's St. Paul campus.
6-25—U aims to house more sophomores.
6-17—This urban research university is also an economic powerhouse.
6-11—Wait for it … The Green Line is here.
6-4—Cafe offers healthy options at rec center.
5-30—Six decades of rare aerial Minneapolis photos soon to be online.
5-28—Monarch joint venture: plant milkweed to save the butterfly.
5-27—Bell Museum will move to new home in Saint Paul.
5-7—Hungry for experience, students give diet advice.
5-7—Tuition freeze to continue for University of Minnesota undergrads.
4-29—Amid growing demand, Boynton eliminates waitlists.
4-24—A year out, U reflects on tuition freeze.
4-11—Win or lose: Zero tolerance on Saturday night; email from President Kaler to Twin Cities students.
4-8—Website brings democracy to students’ complaints.
4-3—Campus crime dips in spring.
4-2—Digital materials could cut book costs.
4-2—U changes preferred name policy.
4-1—U supports crime prevention contest.
3-25—U adds scholarships to boost study abroad numbers.
3-24—Northrop Auditorium is reborn at U.
3-19—Spring breakers from up north do work in Longview.
3-15—The new kids on the page.
3-13—U alumnus joins UMPD.
3-13—LRT derailment simulation to hit Stadium Village.
2-27—With more safety events, U seeks student input.
2-19—Students train while helping shelter pets.
2-5—Rybak launches Mayor 101 class at U of M.
1-28—Open textbooks could help students financially and academically.
1-27—Editorial: A smart emphasis on college for low-income students.
1-23—2014 LiveBIG: Smart Clothes Feature.
1-9—U of M students can get help choosing a major.
1-6—U of M President Eric Kaler on recent crime around campus.
12-26—Laptop leads police to suspect in U robbery.
12-20—Protecting U of M students, dorms during winter break.
12-2—University of Minnesota students take culinary arts to the next level.
11-22—Gopher Chauffeur launches Thursday night service.
11-22—Renovated Northrop hopes to be hub for culture, student activity.
11-19—At office hours, students kick it with Kaler.
11-19—In November, a novel experience for U writers.
11-18—Many study abroad, but U looks to boost numbers.
11-18—After a turbulent month, Como looks to students.
11-14—On campus beat: U breaks ground with pet program.
11-8—Feats of Engineering: Northrop re-engineered from the inside out.
10-24—Campus beat: U gives lessons in living like a student.
10-24—Student climbers reach new heights.
10-21—U campus quiet after violent robberies a week earlier.
10-21—Cirque de-stress comes to the U of M.
10-16—Students with kids search for inclusion, understanding.
10-8—University of Minnesota students win national sustainability leadership award.
10-4—For the love of the game.
10-2—University of Minnesota pushes science in facilities request.
10-1—Opinion: Students should know their loan repayment options.
9-27—Good Question: How did Homecoming traditions start?
9-26—For students, more rides home.
9-20—U training adds to the Teach for America debate.
9-18—New to the U? There's no reason to feel so all alone.
9-16—Student health plan adds more benefits, costs.
9-4—UM President Kaler on first day of school.
9-4—Exercising with others helps college students reduce stress.
8-28—College safety: 5 tips for incoming freshmen.
8-26—Eco Experience at the fair, free lighting seminar and more.
8-21—The artistry of bees.
8-15—Ask critic Rick Nelson: Where should I eat?
8-13—As more adult kids move back home, the stigma diminishes
8-12—Sherlock Holmes fans meet at U to deduce more about the detective.
8-6—Kaler talks athletics facility, TFA partnership.
8-1—On Campus: Physicists compete for entertainment prize at U.