“This is our first big concert on campus, and it will be a learning experience.”
— University of Minnesota Parking and Transportation Services spokeswoman Jacqueline Brudlos on how the U is coping with all of the logistical challenges behind this Saturday’s huge U2 concert at TCF Bank Stadium.
Alex Friedrich reports on higher education issues for MPR News. Among the stories he has covered: the fall of the Berlin Wall, aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, collapse of the I-35W bridge in Minneapolis, 2003 Moscow suicide bombing and 2004 presidential elections in the Republic of Georgia. He holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Georgia and a master’s in European political economy from the London School of Economics.