The Minnesota Daily

All content by Sam Black

As the long snow…

June 9, 1997

As the long snowy winter on the Northern plains turned into a long snowy spring, the country watched both rivers and tensions rise. Nowhere, perhaps, was as much devastation visible as in my hometown...

With the “publi…

November 19, 1996

With the "publish or perish" rule at major research institutions such as the University, a shift in the way university presses decide what to publish has endangered the traditional tenure-track of research...

California grad assistants to strike

November 15, 1996

The strength of any union is its power to strike. At three of the campuses at the University of California next week, graduate student instructors intend to test their strength by marching out of class...

Stadium Village to open ‘arches’

November 14, 1996

Across the street from the University's planned Gateway Center -- which will use the arch from old Memorial Stadium as its symbolic cornerstone -- plans have been made to erect another kind of landmark....

Grad programs may be reviewed

November 8, 1996

Graduate School Dean Mark Brenner, in an effort to keep a closer eye on programs, has proposed the school to begin a more active review of its current graduate programs. Brenner discussed the new policies...

Gromacki addresses the Sanger controversy

November 4, 1996

Michelle Kibiger By co-authoring the Minnesota Student Association resolution to take Margaret Sanger's portrait out of Wilson Library, College of Liberal Arts junior Tom Gromacki has placed himself in...

The University…

October 31, 1996

The University's Law School got some good news recently: It was ranked in the top five law schools where women students can excel by professor Linda Hirshman, the director of the Women's Studies Institute...

Graduate School considers revamping assistant pay

October 23, 1996

Tuition remission benefits, which are offered to graduate students who assist in teaching and research, assures students they won't have to worry about paying school bills. Mark Brenner, dean of the Graduate...

Wrongful-death lawsuit won’t go away

October 22, 1996

A federal jury acquitted Dr. John Najarian last February of 15 felony counts and a federal judge dismissed six others, including conspiracy to defraud the government in his handling of the organ-transplant...

Grad school fair gives students a peek at postgraduate options

October 17, 1996

Yu En Mui, a Carlson School of Management senior, shuffled slowly through Wednesday's graduate school fair with a handful of college brochures and an eye on her future. Like other students who are finishing...

Novice dean at home in his position

October 15, 1996

Tom Fisher, the new dean at the College of Architecture and Landscape Architecture, uses bold words when he shares his plans and ideas for the school of architecture. Leadership is telling clear and coherent...

In an effort to…

October 9, 1996

In an effort to get their stance on tenure on the record before the Board of Regents' October meeting, both the Graduate and Professional Student Assembly and the Graduate School's student assembly, the...

Law School to receive record grant

October 8, 1996

The University Law School announced Monday that it was the recipient of a grant of record-breaking size. New York-based Edna McConnell Clark Foundation is donating $10 million to establish the Institute...

Pioneer in field Cray dies

October 7, 1996

Seymour Cray, 71, father of the supercomputer, business entrepreneur and University graduate, died Saturday at a Colorado Springs hospital from injuries sustained in a Sept. 22 auto accident. Cray, an...

Carlson School admits its first freshman class

October 7, 1996

Anthony Albanese, a freshman, drove to his hometown of Rochester, Minn., this weekend to crown this year's homecoming king at his high school. In his royal high school past, Albanese studied two languages,...

President of student assembly prioritizes goals for the future

October 1, 1996

"We aren't a sexy organization, but we play an important role and the people who sit on committees enjoy what they do," said Bruce Bomberek, president of the Graduate and Professional Student Assembly. Bomberek,...