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All content by Graison Hensley Chapman

Loan delinquency a common event

by Graison Hensley Chapman
Published May 5, 2011
Four of 10 borrowers faced the negative risks of delinquency or default on federal loans.

U blogging platform transitions to academics

by Graison Hensley Chapman
Published April 25, 2011
The creator of UThink said blogs are no longer the dominant Web media.

CLA begins planning for program mergers

by Graison Hensley Chapman
Published April 21, 2011
A plan would combine 12 departments into three interdisciplinary clusters.

U Senate amends Conflict of Interest policy

by Graison Hensley Chapman
Published April 15, 2011
The change introduced an standalone policy for those in clinical health care.

University research network looks to grow

by Graison Hensley Chapman
Published April 7, 2011
UMN Profiles uses open source code developed by Harvard.

Professors aim to rein in textbook prices

by Graison Hensley Chapman
Published April 5, 2011
Professors must order fall books by Friday, and they’re aiming to do it cheaply.
Graduate student Katy Morlok attends Data Analysis and Statistics for Managers of the MBA program Saturday morning in the Carlson School of Management. While 40 percent of GMAT test takers were women, 30 percent of Carlson’s MBA students are women.

Carlson’s women applications seesaw

by Graison Hensley Chapman
Published April 5, 2011
The school’s level of women applicants has fluctuated while nationally, the rate has increased.
Senior Paul Verhelst holds a stove door that he excavated for a class while working in conjunction with the Army Corps of Engineers on Friday at Heller Hall.  Specialized programs like his are in danger of being eliminated as the University responds to long-term cuts.

Blue Ribbon reports hint at future of U

by Graison Hensley Chapman
Published March 28, 2011
University colleges have laid out their plans to deal with long-term cuts.

CLA Assembly axes two majors, minor

by Graison Hensley Chapman
Published March 9, 2011
The cut to the humanities and the West minor drew organized opposition, with 57 students submitting affidavits in support of the program.

New professor keeps his distance from UKentucky

by Graison Hensley Chapman
Published March 8, 2011

Professor Scott McLeod just took a new job with the University of Kentucky, and by the beginning of fall he'll have made the transition over to his new school from Iowa State University. The move won't...

Georgia Running out of HOPE

by Graison Hensley Chapman
Published March 7, 2011

Cuts to Georgia's popular HOPE Scholarship, which pays full tuition for state high school graduates earning a 3.0 GPA, could get approval from its state senate as early as Tuesday, according to student...

U may slim termination notice window

by Graison Hensley Chapman
Published March 3, 2011
U officials want to halve the notice period for staff non-rehires.

UniLeaks: a drop in the bucket

by Graison Hensley Chapman
Published March 1, 2011

UniLeaks, a document-leaking site focusing on colleges as Wikileaks does for governments, opened last month.  But the Australian-based operation has a way to go before it makes even a proportionate...

U adds ‘family friendly’ tenure policy

by Graison Hensley Chapman
Published February 28, 2011
The new policy offers more clarity for faculty with family happenings.

U bucks national trend, sheds jobs

by Graison Hensley Chapman
Published February 24, 2011
Since 2008, early retirement has helped cut the systemwide workforce by 2.56 percent.
Film professor Hisham Bizri sits at his front porch Monday in St Paul. His latest script won an award in the 34th Cairo International Film Festival and will be filmed in early 2012.

A golden opportunity on the silver screen for U film prof

by Graison Hensley Chapman
Published February 22, 2011
Bizri found inspiration in war-torn Lebanon, where he grew up.

Solving a university deficit: a work of art

by Graison Hensley Chapman
Published February 16, 2011
Some colleges are contemplating selling artwork to plug budget holes.

Deans get grades. How’d they do?

by Graison Hensley Chapman
Published February 15, 2011
Though results are confidential, 90 percent were rated positively.

Facebook — for scientists

by Graison Hensley Chapman
Published February 14, 2011
Researchers look to the Internet to bring their work to the world.

Dayton vetos $900 million in budget cuts

by Graison Hensley Chapman
Published February 10, 2011
The governor struck down a Republican bill that would have cut funding to the University of Minnesota and Minnesota State Colleges and Universities.
Phyllis Walker, president of American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees Local 3800 poses for a portrait Tuesday in Willey Hall.  AFSCME Local 3800 represents University clerical workers.

U unions ready to fight pay cuts

by Graison Hensley Chapman
Published February 9, 2011
Clerical workers are ready to stand up against salary cutting that could possibly come with the University’s budget cuts.
Director of Islamic Law & Human Rights Program Abdulwahid Qalinle speaks at the Launching Ceremony for the Islamic Law & Human Rights Program Friday. The program engage University of Minnesota students on current human rights and Islamic law issues.

Program highlights Islamic law

by Graison Hensley Chapman
Published February 7, 2011
The new program hopes to address issues in Islamic communities.

Opening of Islamic Law Program highlights unmet needs

by Graison Hensley Chapman
Published February 4, 2011
The Friday opening includes a speech by U.S. Rep. Keith Ellison, D-Minn.
University of Minnesota Vice President for Scholarly and Cultural Affairs Steven Rosenstone. The Minnesota State Colleges and Universities System named Rosenstone their new chancellor on Wednesday.

MnSCU picks Rosenstone

by Graison Hensley Chapman
Published February 3, 2011
The U’s Steven Rosenstone will lead the state’s largest higher education system.
Minnesota Office of Higher Education Director Dr. Sheila Wright discusses the new position, her love for Minnesota and the path that brought her here Monday afternoon in her office in St. Paul. Wright has always been interested in giving back to the community and stresses the importance that community groups play in furthering the goals of higher education.

New OHE director takes office ahead of state cuts

by Graison Hensley Chapman
Published February 1, 2011
The Office of Higher Education gave $300,000 in aid to U students.

U looks to donations to help fill funding gap

by Graison Hensley Chapman
Published January 27, 2011
Mega donations have boosted fundraising efforts in otherwise tough times.

U’s financial outlook upgraded

by Graison Hensley Chapman
Published January 24, 2011
The school's outlook went from "negative" to "stable" in a recent financial report.

Online tools help U catch more cheaters

by Graison Hensley Chapman
Published January 20, 2011
University professors reported 188 instances of cheating during the 2009-10 academic year.

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