The Minnesota Daily

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 women have higher GPAs than their ACT test scores alone would predict. The findings come amid month...

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, dropping by about 13,000 in the past 10 years, according to a Department of Public Safety report.   &n...

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.                               ...