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Regents approve FY18 operating budget

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The budget focuses on access and affordability while making strategic investments and saving costs where possible.

New alum Barber a role model for the ages

Marion Barber Jr.

Former Gopher football star Marion Barber Jr. came back to the U in 2015. In May, at the age of 57, he received his bachelor’s degree in youth studies.

U of M wastewater treatment pilot promises to turn scum into profit

CFANS researchers are converting scum into high-quality biodiesel. 

Predatory use of criminal justice


Cities target low-income citizens, people of color with fines and fees, U researchers say.

Fionnuala Ní Aoláin named Regents professor

Ní Aoláin is considered one of the world’s leading scholars in international and human rights law.

Opening up African American history

Washington Monument.

Umbra Search gives free digital access to archival material across the United States.

Research study gives new insight into how cancer spreads

Discovery could have a major impact on therapies to prevent the spread of cancer.

Regents focus on the future at meeting

In 2016-17, the University worked to deliver on its mission


U of M helps startup Resynergi create energy from plastic waste and biomass

California company Resynergi draws on U of M expertise to develop tech that converts plastic and biomass into energy. 

U study finds recognition technology a step closer to use in courtroom

Jurors could soon appropriately integrate brain-based memory reading evidence in evaluation of criminal defendants.

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