STAFF BLOG CAPITOL CHATTER Notebook: More Indian scholarships available
By Don Davis
More American Indian college students may receive scholarships under a new Minnesota budget that began this month.
Commissioner Larry Pogemiller of the state Office of Higher Education sa... Posted on 7/15/13 at 4:10 PM
THE NEW FORTY Trouble #1 & Trouble #2
Some of the buildings on the EMI campus have card access. There is an official looking panel on the wall when you enter in the lobby of these controlled-access buildings where a light turns green when... Posted on 6/6/12 at 12:42 PM
American University on Wednesday lifted a lockdown triggered by the report of a man with a gun on campus after an investigation found that the suspect was an off-duty police officer with a gun, according to D.C. Police.
It’s understandable if UND wants to get beyond volleyball coach Ashley Hardee’s resignation and move on. But that mustn’t happen — at least not before an investigation has been completed, the university has reconsidered key policies, and the findings and any policy changes have been announced.
A neurologist with research expertise in Lou Gehrig’s disease and fatigue associated with Parkinson’s disease has been named the founding chair of the Dr. Roger Gilbertson Endowed Chair of Neurology at the University of North Dakota School Of Medicine.
New federal rules on pilot qualifications have cut down commercial passenger air service in some smaller cities in recent months. In Devils Lake, for example, Great Lakes Airlines canceled 35 of its 90 regularly scheduled flights in November.
Under a plan outlined by administrators Thursday, Minnesota State University Moorhead plans to eliminate majors, merge several departments and lay off six faculty members to solve its $4.9 million budget deficit.
Actor Will Ferrell, in character as bumbling fictional television news anchorman Ron Burgundy, advised viewers to believe 71 percent of what they see on news programs and complained that too few journalists have facial hair in a Wednesday appearance at a Boston college.
From the sound of exploding grenades to the roar of the crowd, Almir Krdzalic’s journey to success has taken him from a war in Bosnia-Herzegovina to the University of Minnesota-Crookston campus and its basketball court.
The U.S. consumer financial watchdog will soon start supervising the seven largest student loan servicers to ensure they treat borrowers fairly and comply with federal consumer laws, the agency said on Tuesday.
The UND School of Law will hold a community meeting to discuss the upcoming renovation and expansion of its building from 1 to 3 p.m. Tuesday in the Memorial Union Lecture Bowl on campus, the university said.
North Dakota’s skilled labor workforce is among the youngest in the country. The portion of skilled laborers — electricians, welders, machinists — approaching retirement age in North Dakota is well below the national average, according to data compiled by an international labor market analysis firm.
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