He shares the prize with James Rothman of Yale University and Thomas Südhof of Stanford University for discoveries that have led to new ways to produce insulin, vaccines and other medical breakthroughs.
Updated: October 07, 2013, - 08:39 PM
FlexPath, a new twist in online education, is making its debut in October at Capella University in Minneapolis.The program, one of the first of its kind in the country, is built entirely around the idea that people should be able to earn a degree by proving what they know.
Updated: October 05, 2013, - 09:59 PM
The class-action suit is filed two months after a former dean won a $395,000 judgment in a whistleblower suit against...
Updated: October 02, 2013, - 11:24 PM
The cramped cinder-block shack where Marla Spivak, a MacArthur genius-award recipient, conducts her research on honeybees isn’t on the usual...
Updated: October 02, 2013, - 07:02 PM
Administrators say plan will create efficiency, not bureaucracy.
Updated: September 30, 2013, - 08:47 PM
It must be a sign of the times: Now, even liberal-arts professors are talking about partnering with the “business community.”Michael...
Updated: September 25, 2013, - 06:07 PM
Last fall, officials at the University of Minnesota Duluth couldn’t help wondering: Where are the freshmen?The number of new students...
Updated: September 18, 2013, - 05:36 PM
Chancellor reacts to what officials have called “serious problems” after staffers cited pay errors over the summer.
Updated: September 16, 2013, - 08:14 PM
At the same time, consultants find that the U is not top-heavy with administrators, in contrast to published report. President Eric Kaler, however, acknowledged that many people feel “that we employ far too many administrators.”
Updated: September 14, 2013, - 08:42 AM