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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.

2-23—Crime alert.

2-20—Self defense/personal safety workshops.

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.

1-28—Health advisory.

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.

1-21—U readies new grad program.

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—A flurry of light and sound.

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.

10-31—Students shy away from borrowing.

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.

10-21—Green Line doesn’t add to crime.

10-16—U brings prairie grasses to campus.

10-16—Effective alcohol-related bills are unpopular; ineffective ones tend to get OK'd, U study finds.

10-8—Pollinating new ideas.

10-3—Kaler on the future of the University of Minnesota.

9-23—Google taps career fair for top collegiate talent.

9-17—Bus stop amenities shorten wait.

9-17—75-year-old riverside lab gets facelift.

9-11—Police renew yearly effort to connect with campus.

9-8—New student-designed Gopher Chauffeur vans roll out.

9-8—Light rail safety efforts rev up.

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.

9-2—Pet therapists welcome U of M students.