A Nudge to Poorer Students to Aim High on Colleges Seniors with high SAT scores are receiving packets from the College Board encouraging them to apply to top colleges, part of a new outreach effort. (The New York Times) Six Things a College Recruiter Won’t Tell Students Today’s college-going students and the people who advise them know Read more

UMN rally

Union clerical workers at the University of Minnesota rallied on Northrop Plaza today to protest proposed rate increases to their employee health care plans. About 200 people gathering in front of Morrill Hall, the main administration building — some carrying signs saying, “Stop cost shifting to employees” and “Wal-Mart U / Rolling Back Benefits.” They opposed a Read more

The union representing University of Minnesota clerical workers plans to rally today to protest planned health care increases. The noon gathering on Northrop Plaza will oppose what the union says is a $1.8 million overall increase in the form of higher premiums, co-pays, deductibles and other changes. They instead propose an employee health care plan Read more