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Graduation rates: Four years and out
August 29, 2017 - 1:04pm
Across the region, colleges are trying to raise graduation rates — and some are having notable success By Tom Dennis At their Convocation ceremony...
University of Minnesota Crookston chancellor: ‘It’s good to be in Crookston’
August 29, 2017 - 12:50pm
Reflections of Mary Holz-Clause, new chancellor of the University of Minnesota Crookston In June, Mary Holz-Clause took office as the new...
To refinance or not? Grads explore paths to debt-free living
August 21, 2017 - 8:36am
FARGO — After college, graduates look forward to their next rite of passage — not their first promotion or buying their first home — but...
DWU’s $1.2M theater features state-of-the-art light, sound
August 18, 2017 - 9:59am
Dakota Wesleyan University's theater is ready for a show. Less than a year since its groundbreaking, Dakota Wesleyan's $1.2 million theater is...
NSU receives grant for Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectrometer
August 17, 2017 - 1:05pm
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University has received a grant to purchase a piece of equipment that will enhance research and science education...
New UMC Chancellor Mary Holz-Clause looking to expand community engagement
August 17, 2017 - 9:16am
Mary Holz-Clause, the freshly appointed chancellor of the University of Minnesota-Crookston, is well-versed in the perks and challenges of farming...
University of Mary’s health care program is world’s first offered in blended format
August 14, 2017 - 2:11pm
College receives Director’s Award of Excellence for massage therapy program
August 10, 2017 - 8:58am
WILLISTON – WSC’s Massage Therapy Program Director, Wendy McGinley, traveled to Bismarck, Monday, August 7 to accept the North Dakota Department...
University of Mary Tempe Campus Relocates into Historical Church
August 9, 2017 - 9:10am
TEMPE, AZ — The beautiful St. Mary Church, one of Tempe’s most significant landmarks dating back to its construction in 1903, is the new...
Lake Area Tech and SDSU create Opening Doors Initiative
August 4, 2017 - 2:32pm
WATERTOWN, S.D. - Lake Area Technical Institute, recipient of the national Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence, and South Dakota State...
NSU Master of Music Education Program receives accreditation
August 4, 2017 - 2:27pm
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University’s Master of Music Education degree has received final accreditation approval from the National Association of Schools of Music.
NSU giving away $7,000 in scholarships during Brown County Fair
August 2, 2017 - 11:03am
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University is offering something new this year at the Brown County Fair – a chance to win money to attend...
New Wisconsin Regents president aims to reshape state's higher education system
August 2, 2017 - 9:16am
First Board of Regents president from Chippewa Valley lauds value of UW System education EAU CLAIRE, Wis. — John Behling doesn't have to look...
UND demolitions to begin Wednesday
July 18, 2017 - 9:04am
UND will likely begin demolishing a set of campus buildings Wednesday, said a university facilities leader.
Poll: A majority of Republicans now say colleges are bad for the country
July 12, 2017 - 2:29pm
NEW YORK - America's colleges are harming the country, the majority of Republicans now say. It's a strong downward slide in public opinion that,...