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University of Minnesota President Eric Kaler announces he will leave role at end of his eighth year in July 2019

President Eric W. Kaler

Kaler joined the University of Minnesota in 2011.

Bell Museum’s new planetarium brings the universe home

Bell planetarium interior

Virtual journeys through the stars or along any other path traced by science are reality at the new Bell.

Research Brief: UMN researchers develop DIY field imaging system

An automated field camera track system to collect data on dynamic plant traits such as crop lodging and movement as it’s happening in the field, to help reduce losses in crop yield.

Farmers and plant breeders can DIY an automated field camera track system to collect instant dynamic plant trait data.

A perfect blend of art and science

Carmen Martin in front of the new Bell Museum's mammoth exhibit

Carmen Martin’s varied interests have taken her down a path of discovery she could never have predicted.

University of Minnesota salutes 2018 Farm Families of the Year

Minnesota farm

 Eighty-one families from throughout Minnesota are being honored as 2018 Farm Family of the Year by the U of M.

Leaders in integrative health and healing

Two women treat an elderly patient.

The School of Nursing’s specialty in the Doctor of Nursing Practice program has become a national draw.

University of Minnesota-based center awarded $12 million to continue energy materials research

Energy Grant

The grant allows the U to of M to continue leading the discovery of a new class of materials used in energy research.

Research Brief: Deriving muscle stem cells from teratomas

UMN researchers have developed a process to regenerate skeletal muscle cells in animal models with muscular dystrophy.

Research Brief: Human rights in a changing sociopolitical climate

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Researchers from UMN conducted a comprehensive needs and readiness assessment of the U.S. Refugee Resettlement Program.

Expert Alert: Dockless scooters and bikes in a sharing economy

Headshot of Frank Douma

U of M expert Frank Douma weighs in on the surge of dockless bicycles and electric scooters. 

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