Youssef Rddad

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No charges against officers in Jamar Clark shooting

Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman announced Wednesday morning he would not press criminal charges against two officers for the shooting death of Jamar Clark last fall. The decision not to charge officers Mark Ringgenberg and Dustin Schwarze comes after months of tension, with numerous protests raising criticism of police practices across the Twin Cities.


Kaler: U CFO will be ‘hard to replace’

For the past four decades, public service has been Richard Pfutzenreuter’s life.     Pfutzenreuter, better known as Fitz by his peers, announced in February that he plans to retire this summer after almost a quarter-century at the University of M


University still under fire for fetal research

After the University of Minnesota flip-flopped last year and admitted it did indeed use fetal tissue in research, lawmakers are still unsatisfied with the school’s response and later apologies.     University officials said when legislators and j


Kaler talks divestment, free speech

Just before spring break, University of Minnesota President Eric Kaler sat down with the Minnesota Daily for the latest edition of Kickin’ It with Kaler.     With this year’s state legislative session now in full swing, Kaler discussed the


Legislative Auditor to review U research again

Though University of Minnesota officials have vowed to improve psychiatric research practices, state lawmakers and critics are still not satisfied. Minnesota Legislative Auditor James Nobles said he plans to launch a new probe of the University’s psychiatric research practices — his third look into University psychiatric research since the release of his first report last March.


Legislative Auditor to review U research again

Though University of Minnesota officials have vowed to improve psychiatric research practices, state lawmakers and critics are still not satisfied. Minnesota Legislative Auditor James Nobles said he plans to launch a new examination of the University’s psychiatric research practices — his third look into University psychiatric research since the release of his first report last March.


Despite holes in process, universities nationwide continue use of search firms

Finding an executive-level administrator to fill an open position at a university comes at a cost. Some officials say schools lack means to conduct large-scale searches to find the perfect fit, which can take months and lag on for even longer if candidates don’t accept an offer. So nationwide, colleges turn to companies to track down and vet candidates, in order to expedite what can otherwise be a long and tedious process.


U leaders debate use of ACT test

As thousands of students prepare to take the ACT, some University of Minnesota officials are debating if the test should factor into the school’s admissions.   


Search begins for M Health CEO

As the search for a CEO of the new University of Minnesota Health system begins, University of Minnesota leaders and officials are expressing a strong preference for someone with an academic background.