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

Mother of 2 and her boyfriend died after chase on Hwy. 212

The Hennepin County Medical Examiner released the names Saturday of the two people involved in Friday’s high-speed police chase and shooting.

Updated: February 09, 2014, - 05:57 AM

Green Line LRT will connect college students to jobs

A fellowship is offering health care jobs to college students who live a mile from new light-rail line.

Updated: February 06, 2014, - 10:12 PM

Duluth's St. Scholastica plans to open an outpost in Arizona

Southwest expansion is Duluth college’s biggest venture yet.

Updated: February 06, 2014, - 08:20 PM

Campus beat: U prof calls for an end to a frenzy of letters

As an English professor, Julie Schumacher has received more than 1,600 letters of recommendation in the past six months.Guess how...

Updated: February 05, 2014, - 08:02 PM

Congressman says colleges violated financial aid rules

A congressional review has concluded that 111 colleges and universities, including Macalester and St. Olaf colleges in Minnesota, may have...

Updated: February 04, 2014, - 07:10 PM

Campus beat: Concordia offers sophomore retreat in North Woods

Next month, when most of their classmates are heading home for spring break, up to 50 sophomores from Concordia College...

Updated: January 29, 2014, - 07:57 PM

Campus beat: What if 'credit hours' became credits without hours?

At most colleges and universities, if you want a degree, you have to earn a certain number of credit hours.It’s...

Updated: January 22, 2014, - 08:00 PM

Crime victim data stolen from U law professor

Information was to be used in law professor’s research. It took 11 months to verify those affected.

Updated: January 16, 2014, - 09:10 PM

Campus beat: Professor mocks English courses at U of M

It’s no secret that some people in academia are feeling a bit glum about careers in the humanities these days.But...

Updated: January 15, 2014, - 05:26 PM

On campus beat: At the U, get help to pick major in one day

Although the U is still on winter break, it will offer the daylong workshop next Wednesday as part of an ongoing effort to nudge, guide and help students to make up their minds.

Updated: January 09, 2014, - 04:14 PM

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