Brian Edwards


University suspends four wrestlers for violating team rules

Four University of Minnesota wrestlers have been suspended from competition until January, a team spokesman confirmed Wednesday evening. Redshirt freshman Larry Early and sophomores Ethan Lizak, Tommy Thorn and Brandon Krone will remain on the team but are barred from competition until Jan.

U athletics department knew of drug problem months before taking action

Evidence suggests several University of Minnesota Athletics Department administrators and staff members knew of at least one University of Minnesota wrestler using and selling drugs as early as December 2015 — exactly four months before an anonymous wrestler informed police of a drug ring within the team, documents obtained by the Minnesota Daily through a data request reveal. Senior Associate Athletic Director Marc Ryan sent an email on Dec.

U employee scholarship under review

Recent data on the University of Minnesota’s Regents Scholarship could impact how employees perceive its benefits.      A small portion of the University’s noninstructional employees benefit from the program, even though all of those e

Admins eye dean reviews

The comprehensive review process for deans at the University of Minnesota could get a revamp this summer.     Executive Vice President and Provost Karen Hanson discussed the dean review process with faculty members last week, and she and others said th

After appeal, unionization push revived

The push for unionization at the University of Minnesota will regain some traction because of a Minnesota Court of Appeals decision on Monday.     The court denied a request by the University that challenged whether the state’s Bureau of Mediatio

Faculty fear new fee may scare donors

Low interest rates are forcing the University of Minnesota Foundation to find new ways to cover overhead costs.     Faculty members raised concerns earlier this month that a new 3-percent UMF administrative fee could scare away some smaller donors.