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University of Minnesota, U of M Physicians and Fairview enhance M Health Agreement

Patient care, research, education and advocacy at core of the new approach

‘Not a party issue’

Madeleine Buchholz

U of M student Madeleine Buchholz works across party lines to tackle poverty.

Scientists discover new magnetic element

periodic table research

Discovery led by University of Minnesota researchers could have a big impact in the semiconductor industry

Ali captures NCAA title in steeplechase

Obsa Ali with a look of disbelief after winning the NCAA steeplechase title

Obsa Ali became the University of Minnesota men's track & field program's 14th national champion. 

U.S. Department of State Names Michael Osterholm U.S. Science Envoy

Michael Osterholm

Osterholm will combat biological threats by working with countries on infectious disease preparedness and more.

A chemist for Cambridge

Merrick Pierson Smela, blond with a grin, poses next to the 3-d periodic table display in Kolthoff Hall.

Recent grad and Churchill Scholar Merrick Pierson Smela heads to England to study reproductive biology.

Research Brief: Traits and dietary intake of young adults who value gluten-free food

Demand has increased dramatically, but little is known about the public health impact of eating gluten-free food.

Research Brief: Spinal manipulation and exercise for low back pain in adolescents

Center for Spirituality and Healing

While there's a belief low back pain is limited to adults, research has shown it increasingly develops in adolescence.

Research Brief: Harnessing silicon nanoparticles to fight infections

There is an urgent need for better methods to treat bacterial infection, this research investigates one possible avenue.

UMN Expert: Building resiliency key in adapting to extreme weather events

Richard Graves

Richard Graves, director of the U's Center for Sustainable Building Research, explains the needed shift in architecture.

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