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

On campus beat: U Morris campus makes Kiplinger, 'greenest' lists

Every college likes to get some national press now and then, at least when it’s good news. For the University...

Updated: March 05, 2014, - 06:21 PM

Campus beat: MnSCU colleges embrace academic research

Marilyn Hart readily admits that, in Minnesota, no one can match the U when it comes to academic research. “They’re...

Updated: February 26, 2014, - 06:01 PM

College of St. Benedict president takes post at Drew

MaryAnn Baenninger will become president of Drew University after she steps down as head of the College of St. Benedict...

Updated: February 24, 2014, - 08:30 PM

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

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