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.
2-19—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.
7-30—Student rental website to launch this fall.
7-24—University encouraging flipped classes for fall.
7-24—Goodbye local, hello corporate.
7-20—U Of M unveils solar car built to compete down under.
7-20—Colleges—including University of Minnesota and St. Cloud St.—fighting back at cyberattacks.
7-17—Native American students graduate to make change.
7-17—The University’s archives and special collections advance with technology.
7-10—Minnesota college students mull life's big questions at 'Philosophy Camp'.
7-4—New Regents chair brings passion for community.
7-1—Facebook losing its buzz as younger users defect.
6-28—University of Minnesota students use their new longboard shop to work with Cedar-Riverside youth.
6-26—Kids learn to grow (And eat!) their own veggies.
6-19—Individualized degrees teach students to market skills, selves.
6-14—U regents approve budget freezing tuition for in-state undergrads.
6-5—Kaler talks the Minnesota Leg., TCF Bank Stadium alcohol sales and gender-neutral housing.
5-28—Ask the experts: tips for turning summer break into a brighter future.
5-23—On campus beat: University of Minnesota selects new dean of students.
5-20—Tuition freeze, DREAM Act pass both House and Senate.
5-20—U program targets trash from student moves.
5-8—Students forage St. Paul campus to de-stress.
5-8—Kickin' it with Kaler: Smoking ban, DREAM Act and Mark Rotenberg.
5-6—Report: Graduates of for-profits have more debt.
5-3—When it comes to curbing drinking, college students do listen.
4-30—Rosenblum: In tough times, find yourself a hope mentor.
4-29—Loan interest could double.
4-18—Senate OKs higher ed bill to hold down tuition rates.
4-18—Bell Museum could get new life.
4-16—U student groups unite to raise awareness of mental health.
4-8—U launches new Pack and Give Back program.
4-4—Kaler talks Tubby, alcohol, Legislature.
4-3—How the U helps deserving students.
3-26—U barely misses four-, six-year grad rate goals.
3-13—Minnesota students transfer more often.
3-12—Officials pleased by report on U of M administrative efficiency.
3-7—Students plan to create grocery co-op on campus.
3-3—Kaler: 'Our flaws are not fatal,' the U is strong.