Some Gopher fans may have had their share of frustration in recent years with the state of their football and basketball teams, but the University of Minnesota was on top in the winter Olympic Games in Sochi.
As nerdwallet.com points out, the U’s students took home five silver medals, tying Westminster College.
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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.