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Increase in scholarships expand access for Minnesota students

More MN students are now accessing need-based scholarships from the U, thanks to an increase in available funding.

Opioid prescriptions in the crosshairs

Pinar Karaca-Mandic

U researcher Pinar Karaca-Mandic seeks to root out drug abuse and overdoses related to prescription opioids.

U of M researchers assist in identifying autism biomarkers in infancy

Cells

Using MRI's in infants with older siblings with autism, researchers could predict which infants would later develop ASD.

Smashing the silence

A female doctor talks to an adolescent girl.

U pediatrician Pamela Gonzalez challenges fellow doctors to confront the problem of youth opioid addiction.

U of M Libraries receives $1.5 million gift from the Wallin Foundation

Rendering

Funding will be used to create the Maxine Houghton Wallin Special Collections Research Center.

 

Finding better pain relievers

A pair of hands shake hands. One hand is in white coat.

George Wilcox and Carolyn Fairbanks draw on the U of M’s deep expertise in developing better pain medications.

Dream of energy-collecting windows is one step closer to reality

Samantha Ehrenberg

Discovery could lower cost and expand possibilities for building-integrated solar energy collection

U of M’s Immigration History Research Center launches #ImmigrationSyllabus

AAIA

Created by historians nationwide, #ImmigrationSyllabus responds to current debates with a history lesson for the public.

Student mental health remains a priority for U of M

Board of Regents to discuss recent trends, ongoing efforts to address them and plans for more mental health care space.

Study finds secret to diverse forests’ super success

trees fitting available space

Enhanced ability to divvy up vertical space provides productivity boost trees see when multiple species grow together

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