The Minnesota Daily

All content by Angela Delmedico

Board of Regents draws the line

June 16, 2004

Last Friday the Board of Regents reluctantly passed the 2004-05 budget, executing cuts and a tuition increase, noting that these solutions to shortfalls cannot continue. Though the deficits are largely...

Research: gender plays a role in smoking cessation

February 20, 2004

Gender differences play a major role in smoking cessation and vulnerability to relapse, according to recent research conducted by the University of Minnesota-Duluth Behavioral Medicine Laboratories. While...

U students happy with FCC cell phone ruling

November 17, 2003

Beginning Nov. 24, consumers will have the choice of switching cell phone companies while keeping their current phone numbers. The Federal Communications Commission decided Nov. 10 to allow consumers to...

U Senate reviews disputed Mount Graham participation

October 31, 2003

The debate over a University-sponsored telescope on land some consider sacred reignited at the University's Senate meeting Thursday. Although the Board of Regents voted in October 2002 to purchase a 5...

Economics profdeparting the U for Arizona State

October 9, 2003

After 23 years at the University, economics professor Edward Prescott is leaving for Arizona State University, and the economics department faculty are smarting from the loss. "It's a big loss to the department,"...

U program seeks diverse candidates

October 3, 2003

The University's School of Social Work is holding free information sessions throughout Minnesota this fall to recruit diverse candidates for professional studies in social work. Eighty-two percent of students...

U will evaluate Wisconsin reciprocity after state report

September 29, 2003

The University will review a report issued Wednesday that recommends changing its reciprocity agreement between Minnesota and Wisconsin, an official said. University Vice Provost Craig Swan said the reciprocity...

Study: half of women engineering majors don’t work in their field

September 23, 2003

A National Science Foundation study suggests approximately half of women who major in engineering subjects go to work in their fields, leaving University officials wondering why the discrepancy exists. Nineteen...

Fewer U ramps offer free evening parking as budgets tighten

September 12, 2003

Weekend and evening parking policy changes could inconvenience some students. Last year, six University parking ramps offered free parking between 8 p.m. and 8 a.m. Monday through Saturday and all day...