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.
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.
4-2—University quiz team gets delayed recognition.
4-2—Post-renovation, Northrop may have limited programming.
3-26—U barely misses four-, six-year grad rate goals.
3-13—Minnesota students transfer more often.
3-14—Chi Omega to join campus this fall.
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.
2-26—U of M gives snapshot of the Serengeti.
2-20—Mental health clinic to expand.
2-19—Students in flux: review of the University of Minnesota senior fashion show.
2-15—Higher education grants may get boost.
2-12—Bill could change how students pick majors.
2-11—U to experiment with year-round degree programs.
2-11—University will partner with 17th Avenue dorms.
2-8—U students rally behind budget request.
2-5—U students ‘Imagineer’ their way to the finals.
1-31—Three students vie for open Board of Regents seat.
1-28—College planning: a crash course on paying the bill.
1-24—Stats: crime, drinking offenses down at U of M.
1-23—Google Apps at the U.
1-16—A speedier timetable for the college job hunt.
1-10—Finding a job for college grads in the 'off' season.
1-10—University of Minnesota tops Legislature's goals, will get withheld aid.
1-2—Minn. public colleges must work for funding boost from DFL.
12-27—Yes, Virginia, Minnesota really is nice.
12-21—Safe holidays are happy holidays.
12-14—Dinkytown finalizing late-night security plan.
12-11—Students chill with cute overload.
12-4—Tweet, text or talk?
11-27—Campus learning commons juggle tutors, student needs.
11-13—6 things you must do to get your first job after college.
11-9—I moved home, and I'm glad I did.
11-8—Kaler talks amendments, VP search.
11-8—The changing definition of a bachelor’s degree.
11-6—Light-rail project 74% complete.
10-29—Gophers athletes' graduation rates reach record high.
10-29—U of M hosts book discussion, signing of 'The Other Wes Moore'.
10-8—Internet 'flips' the idea of how to teach a class.
10-8—3rd campus race shows off the University.
10-1—Radio K: 100 years young.
9-26—UMTC students can register to vote in the upcoming election at any campus library.
9-25—Kaler talks budget, football and Chick-fil-A.
9-18—A peek inside the new University Ave. dorm.
9-13—U promises to freeze tuition for $14 million in new money.
9-10—On campus, finding friends via clubs of all kinds.
9-6—Back to school: Financial aid basics.
9-5—App helps U students navigate campus.
8-31—Breaking away: The communication conundrum.
8-30—View the Convocation program online.
8-30—Breaking away: Distractions go high tech.
8-27—College may be the first time students have to manage their own money.
8-25—Project: back to college.
8-23—Countdown to college: is there a right way to say goodbye?
8-21—Multicultural kickoff event welcomes new U of M students.
8-21—How to fashion a dorm room on the cheap.
8-13—Dorm decor 101.
8-9—Starting College: A Guide for Parents.
8-1—Good Question: Where do weeds come from?
7-19—U of M announces 2012-13 Fulbright Scholars.
7-10—Study abroad, graduate on time.
7-3—President Kaler: A good time to renew your view of the U.
6-27—New resource at gardeners’ fingertips.
6-22—U of M student group honored for wind turbines in Nicaragua.
6-22—University of Minnesota's One Stop recognized for veteran services.
6-12—Financial mistakes freshman year can have long-term consequences.
6-8—University of Minnesota calculates the full cost of educating a student.