The Minnesota Daily

All content by Bryan Keogh

The Price of a Future

January 24, 2000

For Crystal Callaghan, leaving her 2-year-old daughter in child care before she goes to class in the morning stirs up strong yet mixed emotions. "I used to cry every day when I left day care," Callaghan...

Committee criticized at GAPSA meeting

December 8, 1999

Students attending a Graduate and Professional Student Assembly meeting Monday expressed concerns about this year's Student Services Fees Committee. Following the selection committee's presentation, attendees...

Swedish college honors Carlson School professor

November 23, 1999

Academic institutions reserve their highest honors for those individuals who make outstanding contributions to particular fields or branches of study. These honorary doctorates are often reserved for politicians...

Native American convention stresses excellence in science

November 22, 1999

For the past 21 years, a national organization has encouraged Native American students to embrace technology without forgetting tradition. The American Indian Science and Engineering Society reached out...

Art memorial a reminder of Nazi Germany

November 16, 1999

Residents of Berlin's Sch"neberg district were given a history lesson when they began noticing anti-Semitic signs hanging on Bavarian Quarter lampposts in 1993. The images depicted on the 80 signs were...

University student receives honor

November 15, 1999

A University doctoral candidate will be honored Saturday with the President's Award, a national accolade given annually to only four students for outstanding service to graduate students. Chemistry student...

ESL program strives for more faculty

November 9, 1999

Students taking English as a Second Language classes this year have fewer course options and more limited advising time with faculty. The College of Liberal Arts dean will meet with those students Thursday...

Ground broken on genomic facility

November 3, 1999

As University scientists rapidly close the gap between science and fiction, new ethical dilemmas have arisen that science-fiction writers never dreamed up. Ethical questions are emerging as fast as the...

Grad students invited to forum on financial aid

October 28, 1999

Graduate and professional students will be able to voice financial- aid concerns today at a Coffman Union forum. Officials from the Office of the Executive Vice President and Provost will address problems...

Lecture targets modern media ethics

October 27, 1999

Media conglomeration, Internet anarchy and a fast-paced news cycle threaten journalists' ability to report on issues and events with a high ethical standard, newspaper publisher Burl Osborne said Tuesday. Osborne,...

Center studies female athletes

October 26, 1999

As a girl, Mary Jo Kane loved to play football, basketball and baseball. Kane considered herself a tomboy, but when she entered Holy Trinity High School in Bloomington, Ill., girls didn't participate in...

Foreign language study programs gain popularity

October 18, 1999

More students enrolled in foreign language classes in 1998 than ever before, according to a report released Thursday by the Modern Language Association. The report revealed a 4.5 percent increase in enrollment...

Grad programs showcased at Coffman today

October 14, 1999

At least 800 students are expected to attend the University's 1999 Graduate and Professional School Day at Coffman Union's Great Hall today. The event, scheduled between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m., will give attendees...

IT names first Graduate School assistant dean

October 13, 1999

The former director of an Institute of Technology's program has become the first assistant dean of the Graduate School this fall. Samuel Moore will take on the tasks of the school's former director of...

Wisconsin Legislature passes tuition freeze

October 12, 1999

The Wisconsin Legislature passed a higher-education budget package Wednesday establishing a temporary tuition freeze for state college students and an additional $57 million in spending for the next four...

Regents report says U not hurt by semesters

October 8, 1999

Rochester, Minn. -- Although some University officials feared semester conversion would translate to lower student enrollment and credit loads, preliminary numbers released Thursday at the Board of Regents...

Carlson students open doors at career fair

September 30, 1999

Carlson School of Management students donned their suits and ties Wednesday at the school's annual two-day career fair. More than 40 companies attended. The student-organized fair is the school's largest...

Language program breaks chains of illiteracy

September 29, 1999

A Chicano-Latino Learning Resource Center program begun three years ago is providing a bridge for young students struggling over the chasms of illiteracy. Eluid Tirado, a sophomore architecture student,...

U summit addresses child literacy issues

September 29, 1999

The Minnesota Literacy Summit ended Tuesday after two days of conversation and debate among state educators and officials trying to find better ways to teach children to read. "Literacy is the key to being...

U.N. sanctions in Iraq addressed at conference

September 27, 1999

Dr. Steven Miles, an associate professor at the University's Medical School and a candidate for U.S. Senate, spoke at Macalester College on Saturday about the international community's role in addressing...

Blood donation organized to honor U faculty member

September 24, 1999

The Carlson School of Management sponsored a blood drive Thursday in honor of a man who now depends on others' donations to survive after dedicating his life to donating blood himself. George Winter, a...

Students in Madison protest tuition hike

September 16, 1999

At least 500 students at the University of Wisconsin-Madison walked out of classes Wednesday, protesting a 9.6 percent tuition hike. Organizers who planned the walkout estimated that between 500 and 1,000...

U.N. agriculture director visits U

September 13, 1999

The director-general of the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization paid a visit to the University on Friday and met with Minnesota agricultural leaders to discuss the state of world agriculture. During...

Natural gas leak wreaks havoc along Washington Avenue

September 10, 1999

Campus traffic along Washington Avenue was brought to a standstill yesterday morning as a pungent natural gas odor filtered through the nostrils of nearby pedestrians. At about 8:50 a.m., a Carl Bolander...

Activist hoists himself atop Moos Tower

September 8, 1999

A Minneapolis resident and animal rights activist hung from Moos Tower with safety cables Tuesday to protest animal research at the University. University Police said authorities will apprehend the protester,...

Anti-crash software

June 2, 1999

Inspiration hit Sara Depue last year as she sat in front of her computer monitor. Her fingers flew and a torrent of data began to flood the display. Like many University students who procrastinate in writing...

Brain Awareness Week reaches out to students

March 10, 1999

As the "decade of the brain" winds down, the University is gearing up for the decade's last Brain Awareness Week. The annual event beginning March 15 is organized nationally by the Society for Neurology...