The Minnesota Daily

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Ventura joins regents in discussing financial aid for graduate students

December 10, 1999

In an effort to decrease cost as a barrier to higher education, the Board of Regents discussed Thursday how to better support the University's graduate students. At the regents' Faculty, Staff and Student...

Morris chancellor search in final stages

November 30, 1999

Starting today, University of Minnesota-Morris officials will begin interviewing finalists for the campus' highest administrative position. The nine-month process began in April, when University President...

Scandal claims contracts of two other employees

November 20, 1999

Two less prominent athletics employees will also leave when their University contracts are up June 30, University President Mark Yudof announced Friday. The University will not renew the contracts of Jeff...

Program assists teachers in adding interest to science

November 18, 1999

Because Sally Jorgensen was dissatisfied with the way science was taught in the classroom, the retired associate dean of the College of Biological Sciences is working to change the norm. With a background...

Merit pay possible as morale booster

November 15, 1999

Recognizing and rewarding the contributions of the University's staff would improve morale at the University, regents said Thursday at the Faculty, Staff and Students Affairs Committee meeting. The Board...

Women’s center celebrates 40th year of outreach

November 2, 1999

Because of their own struggles to return to college, two University women joined together in 1959 to assist other women trying to earn their degrees. Today, Virginia Senders and Elizabeth Cless's brainchild,...

University professor spells success in book

October 11, 1999

To one businessman, money and power are not the only keys to success. In his book, "Empower Yourself," University adjunct professor Alan Fine stresses the importance of striking a balance in the business...

Sexual assault under-reported at U

October 5, 1999

Most University students underestimate the number of sexual assaults on campus each year, according to a Minnesota Public Interest Research Group study released Thursday. The report, "Sexual Harassment...

‘Stuck on Poetry’ events entice U students

April 28, 1999

Casting aside normal trepidations about poetry, creativity flourished Tuesday as University participants received hands-on experience in the formation of poetry. The Weisman Art Museum featured readings...

Campaign illustrates

April 13, 1999

Attitudes in regard to the University are changing for the better. During the last three years, the University of Minnesota Foundation's annual radio campaign has been one of the factors responsible for...

Ceremony salutes public affairs journalism

April 6, 1999

People interested in journalism got a taste of what it takes to be outstanding in a world of heavy competition and public affairs. The 22nd Annual Frank Premack Memorial Lecture and Awards Ceremony showcased...