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

Bethany Lutheran College president to retire in 2015

Dan Bruss has been president of the college since January 2003

Updated: February 19, 2014, - 08:55 PM

On campus beat: U cuts red tape for student inventors

Sometimes, college students finish a classroom assignment with more than a grade. They also have an idea for a new...

Updated: February 19, 2014, - 07:14 PM

Alcohol likely to stay at TCF Bank Stadium

The U will ask Legislature to allow gameday sales to continue after the test period ends in July.

Updated: February 13, 2014, - 10:59 PM

Vikings bring $6.6 million in upgrades to TCF Stadium

U of M Board of Regents this week heard a plan for improvements to TCF Bank Stadium ahead of the Vikings' next two seasons there.

Updated: February 13, 2014, - 11:41 AM

On campus beat: A college checklist for middle

Sixth-graders and their parents already have a lot on their minds these days. School. Friends. Sports. Justin Bieber.So how much...

Updated: February 12, 2014, - 06:11 PM

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

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