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U of M Venture Center launches record 17 startups in FY16

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The U of M launched a record 17 startup companies over the past year based on discoveries and inventions by researchers.

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U of M Extension studies the benefits for farmers of keeping live plants in otherwise fallow crop fields.

New UMN study: America’s wars take uneven toll

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New study: In today’s wars, Americans who die or are wounded disproportionately come from poorer parts of the country.

Fail-safe for faulty cell division found

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U researchers find a signal that warns dividing cells when their chromosomes are not being distributed equally.

Technological Leadership Institute to host commission on cybersecurity

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Commissioners and expert panelists will address challenges in improving nation’s cybersecurity at the U of M. 

Ten #UMNonaStick things to do at the fair

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From raptors and bees to performances and freebies, the U has something to offer everyone at the Minnesota State Fair.

UMN a finalist for inaugural award in global learning, research, engagement

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Inaugural APLU award recognizes public universities excelling at driving innovative approaches to internationalization.

Douglas Peterson selected as the new General Counsel for the U of M

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Douglas Peterson has been selected as the new General Counsel for the University of Minnesota.

New Arboretum director brings a familiar face, new ideas

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Current Interim Director Peter Moe has been named Director of the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum.

U of M hosts summit to improve student success with open textbooks

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Participating institutions have saved students over $3.1 million since 2012 inception 

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