Paths to Resilience
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Paths to Resilience

The importance of mental health is front and center in our lives. Stigmas are vanishing, programs are expanding, and we’re becoming more creative in seeking our own wellness.

Betty Sandison reacts as her name is read during commencement.
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Nothing is stopping her now

From a one-room schoolhouse to a large public research university, Betty Sandison’s educational journey is one for the ages.

Agriculture and Environment

Architecture and Design

Arts and Humanities

Business and Management

News Release

UMN Celebrates 200th Startup Company and Top Ranking for Technology Transfer

The University of Minnesota today announced that it has launched 200 startup companies since 2006, a significant milestone in its work to scale and commercialize ideas and inventions from labs and research facilities on its five campuses. The announcement coincided with a report released today by the group Heartland Forward that ranked the University of Minnesota Twin Cities first for technology transfer within the heartland, a 20-state region, and fifth among all U.S. public universities. 
 

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Research Brief

Highway death toll messages cause more crashes

Displaying the highway death toll on message boards is a common awareness campaign, but new research from the University of Toronto and University of Minnesota shows this tactic actually leads to more crashes.

Campus Affairs

COVID-19 Stories, Insights, Expertise

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Research Brief

How omicron infects cells while evading immunity

Researchers at the U of M identified the structural mechanism that may explain why omicron is so effective in infecting people, both vaccinated and unvaccinated, and suggested ways to curb its spread.

Education

Betty Sandison reacts as her name is read during commencement.
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Nothing is stopping her now

From a one-room schoolhouse to a large public research university, Betty Sandison’s educational journey is one for the ages.

Health

Law and Policy

Science and Technology

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News Release

UMN technology allows amputees to control a robotic arm with their mind

A team of biomedical engineering researchers and industry collaborators have developed a way to tap into a patient’s brain signals through a neural chip implanted in the arm, effectively reading the patient’s mind and opening the door for less invasive alternatives to brain surgeries.

Sports and Recreation

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Champs again … and again and again

Three familiar names in Gopher sports won national championships as their seasons concluded: Gable Steveson in wrestling, Sarah Bacon in women’s diving, and Max McHugh in men’s swimming.

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Resources for Journalists

The University Public Relations team for the Twin Cities campus is often the first call for journalists who seek help connecting to faculty experts or who wish to receive information about the University of Minnesota. From news releases to expert alerts to interviews on timely topics, University Public Relations provides the resources journalists need for their reporting in all areas of public interest.