Jenna Ross

Reporter | State News
Phone: 612-673-7168
Jenna Ross covers state news. She previously reported on higher education, including the University of Minnesota, for more than four years. She tweets at @ByJenna.

Recent content from Jenna Ross

A potent mix: Mom, university chemist, trailblazer

In the laboratory of one of the country's major research universities, on a PBS Kids show and in the pages of Popular Science, U researcher is using her work to inspire young women to don lab goggles.

Updated: November 19, 2012, - 06:28 AM

MnSCU offers Legislature a deal for $97M

College system vows to cut costs, cap tuition and match tech funds.

Updated: November 14, 2012, - 08:32 PM

On campus beat: Video on paying for college delayed

The crowd was there to celebrate a new video, "Paying for College," set to be broadcast on public television Sunday.

Updated: November 12, 2012, - 09:26 PM

Minnesota slips in sending students to study abroad

The figure dropped with the economy, but hasn't rebounded as in other states. But St. Olaf is still at No. 1.

Updated: November 12, 2012, - 09:18 AM

On campus beat: U peels away one layer for savings

The University of Minnesota is lopping off a layer of administration.

Updated: November 07, 2012, - 07:00 PM

Gore-Tex inventor gives $10 million to U

Gift from alum Robert Gore will help pay for a major expansion of sciences program and building.

Updated: October 31, 2012, - 09:45 PM

On campus beat: Rise slows in sticker prices for colleges

College prices are still rising in Minnesota -- but at slower rate.

Updated: October 24, 2012, - 06:43 PM

Class of 2011 sets debt record

Minnesota college students are among nation's most indebted.

Updated: October 18, 2012, - 11:13 PM

We Can Ride group no longer can ride at U

An equine nonprofit and the University of Minnesota part ways over costs and academic issues.

Updated: October 17, 2012, - 11:24 PM

St. Thomas tops its $500 million goal, despite the recession

Minnesota's largest private school raised $515.1 million during its "Opening Doors" campaign -- including $142.5 million for financial aid.

Updated: October 17, 2012, - 10:43 PM

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