Maura Lerner

Investigative reporter | Health
Phone: 612-673-7384
Maura Lerner is the higher-education reporter. Her reporting has been recognized by the National Press Club, the Society for Professional Journalists, the Minnesota Associated Press and the Frank Premack Public Affairs Journalism Award. Before joining the Star Tribune, Lerner was a senior producer for the MacNeil-Lehrer NewsHour on PBS, and a reporter for the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.

Recent content from Maura Lerner

Union review: MnSCU chancellor has hurt faculty morale

In response, MnSCU board of trustees says it supports Steven Rosenstone “without reservation.”

Updated: June 09, 2014, - 08:57 PM

On campus beat: A class idea for college learning

What would you get if you asked a group of designers to help solve some of the biggest puzzles in...

Updated: June 04, 2014, - 08:27 PM

U drops case vs. student protesters

While not clearing the students, the school has ended the investigation against the group.

Updated: June 03, 2014, - 09:18 PM

Adjunct union vote called off at Macalester

Organizers say they postponed election to allow more time for discussion

Updated: June 02, 2014, - 09:38 PM

Adjuncts at University of St. Thomas file for union election

A campaign to unionize adjunct professors has spread to a third St. Paul campus: the University of St. Thomas.On Friday,...

Updated: May 30, 2014, - 10:36 PM

Rasmussen College to offer game-based courses as tuition saver

At Rasmussen College, business students can earn credits by playing video games.

Updated: May 30, 2014, - 11:51 AM

Davis leaving MCTC to take position at MnSCU

School’s controversial president to lead MnSCU service cooperative.

Updated: May 28, 2014, - 02:26 PM

St. Paul law students serve as public defenders on Indian reservations

William Mitchell College of Law students are serving as public defenders on Indian reservations.

Updated: May 27, 2014, - 03:30 AM

Minnesota college student grants will go up $295

It may not make a huge dent in their tuition bills, but about 100,000 Minnesotans will get a $295 bonus...

Updated: May 22, 2014, - 09:37 PM

Report critical of U's administrative spending modified, still draws fire

The Institute for Policy Studies took the report down from its website Monday after the U publicly challenged its findings. The report was reposted late Wednesday, removing some but not all of the most contentious accusations.

Updated: May 22, 2014, - 09:33 AM

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