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

Campus beat: Poetry class for future docs aims to improve communication with patients

As an English instructor, Christopher Bolin has long been intrigued by the communications gap between doctors and patients.He thinks he...

Updated: April 09, 2014, - 07:46 PM

U Senate rejects move to censure Condoleezza Rice invitation

U officials said they had no intention of revoking Rice’s invitation to speak at the U on April 17, regardless of the vote on the nonbinding resolution.

Updated: April 04, 2014, - 07:47 AM

On campus beat: University of Wisconsin launches 'all you can learn' online option

This year, the University of Wisconsin launched its version of an all-you-can eat buffet.Pay $2,250, and take all the online...

Updated: April 02, 2014, - 07:17 PM

Adjunct professors see selves as colleges' 'temp workers'

Paid a fraction of what many colleagues earn, adjuncts across the state and country are starting to join forces to demand better treatment.

Updated: March 31, 2014, - 02:19 PM

Activists urging U to revoke speaking invitation to Condoleezza Rice

The former secretary of state is scheduled to speak April 17 at Northrop Auditorium.

Updated: March 28, 2014, - 05:54 AM

Hamline offers online law school, for nonlawyers

The master’s program gives them a chance to learn some tricks from the lawyer’s playbook, such as negotiating and conflict resolution, in roughly a third of the time as regular law school, and at a fraction of the cost.

Updated: March 26, 2014, - 06:58 PM

Obituary: V. Elving Anderson, genetics professor, dies at 92

Growing up in a devout Baptist family, V. Elving Anderson set out to become a minister. But he found his...

Updated: March 25, 2014, - 09:00 PM

3 Minnesota state colleges name new presidents

They will be welcoming the new presidents this summer.

Updated: March 19, 2014, - 09:12 PM

College of St. Benedict names first black president

Mary Hinton, 43, will succeed MaryAnn Baenninger in June.

Updated: March 19, 2014, - 08:41 PM

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

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