You can read the full story here. And you can get my first impressions the morning of my visit here.
When the first graduates of the University of Minnesota-Rochester receive their diplomas Saturday, they’ll leave a campus that’s still figuring things out. Instructors are still experimenting with the curriculum and how best to teach it. Students are still trying to build a social life and an identity within the city. And every once in a Read more →
So let me get this straight: The University of Minnesota – Rochester has no sports teams. But it does have a mascot. It’s a Raptor. But it doesn’t have a name. OK. (UMR officials say they’ve been going through a selection process — and will reveal a name May 14. I can only imagine what Read more →
University of Minnesota – Rochester Chancellor Stephen Lehmkuhle talks up the explosive growth of the campus — and the support it’ll need: “If we continue with our growth pattern, so the next year we’re going to have 150 freshman, the following year 200 freshman, when we get out about 5-6 years we’ll have about a Read more →