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

Free lessons in creativity, courtesy of a University of Minnesota MOOC

Would you like to take a University of Minnesota class for free and learn how to be more creative? Now’s...

Updated: September 03, 2014, - 11:47 PM

St. Cloud State announces 'flexible hiring freeze'

Years of falling enrollment and a deficit of $8 million to $10 million prompt university to the move.

Updated: August 29, 2014, - 11:13 PM

University of Minnesota speeds efforts to tighten campus security

A year ago, if you had asked Pamela Wheelock how long it would take to tighten building security on the...

Updated: August 28, 2014, - 05:40 AM

Freshmen, and their stuff, descend on the University of Minnesota

Flat-screen TVs and futons were popular on University of Minnesota moving day.

Updated: August 25, 2014, - 10:04 PM

Six named to MnSCU board

Gov. Mark Dayton has appointed six people, including two students and one returning member, to the board of trustees of...

Updated: August 22, 2014, - 12:11 AM

Concordia English majors delve into 19th century as summer jobs

For years, Amy Watkin has been collecting biographical details about Constance Wilde, the wife of 19th-century playwright Oscar Wilde, with...

Updated: August 20, 2014, - 11:51 PM

Kaler leads 10-person U delegation to Norway

Trip is designed to enhance research partnerships.

Updated: August 20, 2014, - 11:51 PM

St. Olaf offers crash course in business world

Liberal arts students learn business savvy from alum.

Updated: August 17, 2014, - 09:20 AM

Campus beat: No-nonsense advice for college parents

Ever wonder what drives professors crazy about college freshmen?One of the biggest complaints, writes history professor Claire Potter, is “how...

Updated: August 13, 2014, - 09:26 PM

Minneapolis college tries to identify struggling students early

How quickly can you tell if a college student is struggling at school?Kristine Snyder says the warning signs can show...

Updated: August 06, 2014, - 11:22 PM

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