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U of M Venture Center launches record 18 startup companies in FY17

Electronics

The U of M launched a record 18 startup companies over the past year based on discoveries and inventions by researchers.

Changing course to make change

Carlson student Edward Presley

Non-traditional student Edward Presley is using his life experience to help others succeed.

U of M awarded nearly $4M for retention of underrepresented STEM students

A student describes his research at a poster session

Goal is to increase the number of students of color and American Indian students pursuing STEM

Attacking the problem

Harold Tu discusses something with a healthcare worker.

The U of M’s School of Dentistry is actively working to prevent opioid addiction.

New U report explores sex buyers in Minnesota

Trafficking

First-of-its-kind research provides insight toward national model to combating sex trafficking.

Kawitaya Daḳota uƞkiapi kte

Vanessa Goodthunder on horse.

Vanessa Goodthunder’s new phone app could renew the Dakota language.

World-renowned site of ecosystem research turns 75

Cedar Creek

The University of Minnesota’s Cedar Creek Ecosystem Science Reserve marks milestone with September 9 celebration.

Dome Construction Begins on Planetarium at the New Bell Museum

Bell Museum Planetarium Rendering

Latest Technology Makes the Theater the First of Its Kind in the World.

UMN celebrates 158 years at the Great Minnesota Get Together

A marching band wearing gold T-shirts walks while playing at the Minnesota State Fair with the Skyride operating overhead.

Exhibits and events focus on addressing issues impacting all Minnesotans.

UMN Expert: Viewing solar eclipse with naked eye is dangerous

Dr. Joshua Hou

Dr. Joshua Hou shares that viewing solar eclipse with the naked eye is as dangerous as looking at the sun

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