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Why They’re Learning Abroad Over Spring Break

To expand his view. To open her mind. To see in new ways. Read Q&A with Andrew Koetter, Rebekah Shaffer, and Ashley Yaritz

Research News

A human hand connects with a robotic one.

Can You Spot a Heroic Robot?

A tornado has ripped your roof off, you're buried in rubble, and a robot shows up. How do you know it's there to help? Zane Thimmesch-Gill aims to find out.

Education News

Max Shinn explains a concept in front of a blackboard.

Shinn Named Churchill Scholar

Max Shinn, a senior studying neuroscience and mathematics, has been named a 2015 Churchill Scholar. Next year Shinn will study at Churchill College in Cambridge, and he hopes his research will eventually provide a new diagnostic tool to enable early identification and preventative care for mental illness.

Outreach News

Molly Reichert (left) and Andrea Johnson.

Creative Hot Spot

Winter cold can’t stifle creativity in Minnesota. Two U of M instructors and their students are sweating out community building ideas with a new mobile sauna.

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