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The data behind students' courses evaluations has been requested for years, but only recently became publicly available.

See which classes fared best in their course evaluations

Ethan Nelson
November 16, 2016

The data behind students' courses evaluations has been requested for years, but only recently became publicly available. Some of the data is not public under the Minnesota Data Practices Act, but in 2014...

Interactive: What kills Minneapolis residents?

Ethan Nelson
September 13, 2016

Cancer has overtaken heart disease as the leading cause of death in 22 states, a trend that mirrors numbers in Minneapolis.According to a new Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report, cancer was...

Studies: ACT scores may not be best indicator of student success

Jessica Hart
June 1, 2016

As higher education leaders weigh the use of college-entry testing, University of Minnesota research has found some tests are not representative of future academic success. Two University studies found...

Crashes and other traffic incidents are decreasing in MN, data shows

Fletcher Wolfe
April 21, 2016

Driving is getting safer in Minnesota, but state officials don’t know exactly why.     As the state’s population has risen over the last decade, the number of crashes has decreased,...

Election turnout on the rise

Ethan Nelson
April 13, 2016

Almost a fifth of University of Minnesota undergraduate students voted in last week’s Minnesota Student Association presidential election — nearly double the turnout of 10 years ago.      ...