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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.

Twin Cities metro shows significant improvement in access to jobs by transit according to annual U of M study

Minneapolis transit

University of Minnesota study ranks accessibility to jobs by transit in top U.S. cities.

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.

School of Dentistry faculty named GSA fellow for his dedication to the field of aging

stephen shuman

Dr. Shuman is only the eighth dentist to be awarded the distinction of GSA fellow.

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: Eradicating cancer with immune cells armed with nanorings

(L-R) Dr. Carston R. Wagner and his students, Jacob Petersburg and Cliff Csizmar, at the Wagner Research Lab.

Research lead by Dr. Carston Wagner on how nanotechnology can transform our own immune cells to fight cancer.

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.

UMN Expert: Aging U.S. population puts focus on family care

Joseph Gaugler (left) and Kenneth Doyle (right)

U of M experts Joseph Gaugler and Kenneth Doyle weigh in on the implications of the shift to family care.


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