Agriculture and Environment

Cory Anderson posing for photo
Feature

Cory Anderson: Stalking a deer killer

As a lifelong hunter and an environmental health graduate student concentrating in infectious diseases, Cory Anderson harbors a passion both personal and professional when it comes to chronic wasting disease, or CWD.

Carmen Fernholz at his farm near Madison, Minnesota.
Feature

Greener farms of the future

U of M researchers are partnering with farmers to find new ways to cultivate the soil and raise animals—and help mitigate climate change.

A researcher runs wire from the bed of a pickup and out through the open tailgate to tow a low flatbed cart with a life-size cardboard cutout of a hyena on it.
Research Brief

Predator traits shape anti-predator response

New research from the U of M's College of Biological Sciences shows that predators’ hunting techniques and the relative degree of danger they pose are key factors dictating anti-predator response in other species.

Architecture and Design

Bassett Creek with a bridge in the background
Feature

The secrets of hidden waterways

Trinity Ek studied the history of the somewhat-hidden Bassett Creek, and how it came to symbolize the intersection of “race, place, and hydrology.”

Arts and Humanities

Timothy Johnson
Expert Alert

Expanding the Supreme Court

Professor Timothy Johnson in the College of Liberal Arts and Law School is available to comment on expanding the U.S. Supreme Court and the impact on the judicial nomination process.

Business and Management

Campus Affairs

COVID-19 Stories, Insights, Expertise

Education

Health

Law and Policy

Image of University of Minnesota Law School Professor Fionnuala D. Ní Aoláin
Expert Alert

 Women in Afghanistan

University of Minnesota Law School Professor Fionnuala D. Ní Aoláin is available to provide expert comment on the special challenges faced by women with the return of Taliban control in Afghanistan.

Three women chatting outside.
Feature

Connecting rural women leaders

Recent graduate Kate Stower has become a strong advocate for involving more women in leadership roles in Greater Minnesota.

 

Science and Technology

Sports and Recreation

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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.