News & Events


U of M buys community solar subscription

Solar panel

The U of M is tapping into a new source of power.

Study away—but not too far away

Study away map of state campuses

This spring, University of Minnesota students can discover the strengths of another campus—without leaving the U.

University of Minnesota opens new Bee and Pollinator Research Lab

Bee lab

The 10,000-square foot lab consolidates lab space, honey extraction, observation hive space and office space. 

Measuring what matters

Stephanie Carlson and Phil Zelazo

Start-up Reflection Sciences is closing the opportunity gap by putting a simple tool in the hands of teachers.

U of M receives major U.S. Department of Energy grant

Photo of CSE researchers Chubukov, Jalan, Leighton, Greven, and Fernandes

Research could improve important technologies such as data storage and power generation.

Charting the growing brain

Jed Elison and a child

Jed Elison leads in the search for early indicators of behavioral development that could change a child’s life.

Upcoming Events on the Twin Cities Campus


Select events from Oct. 20 through Nov. 3.

University of Minnesota researchers win Breast Cancer Challenge Award

Image of slide breast cancer in black and white.

Recognition will help further research on exploring genetic connections to breast cancer.

Researchers invent ‘perfect’ soap molecule

soap bubbles

Molecule is better for the environment, cleans in all conditions and could impact cleaning products industry.

U of M hosts Make Time to PAWS this Thursday


Event features teams of therapy animals and activities designed to reduce stress.

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