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Tiny homes could solve a big problem

Tiny home artist rendering

A U of M student’s housing plan meets a community need in Duluth.

Research Brief: UMN researchers use green gold to rapidly detect and identify harmful bacteria

gold nanoparticles

Researchers develop method to screen and identify harmful or antibiotic-resistant bacteria using a portable luminometer.

Research Brief: Rural residents lack workplace supports to juggle work and caregiving

Country road

A new U of M study shows caregiving can be particularly difficult for informal caregivers in rural areas.


The Great (University of) Minnesota Get-Together

State Fair with U of M colorguard at the parade

Ten U of M events at the State Fair that will leave you informed, entertained, or carrying home freebies.

Study of deaths from resident-to-resident incidents in dementia offers insights to inform policy and prevention

Eilon Caspi

First analysis of fatalities in U.S. and Canada renews call for government to track, study and address phenomenon.

Photo exhibition of never-before-seen works kicks off U of M’s College of Liberal Arts’ 150th anniversary celebration

Photo Gallery

Exhibit opens Wednesday, September 12, 2018 at the Nash Gallery.

To touch the sun

The Delta IV Heavy rocket for Solar Probe Plus is lifted into position at Cape Canaveral.

U physicists help NASA fly a spacecraft through the solar corona.

University of Minnesota scientists part of mission to ‘touch the sun’

NASA’s Parker Solar Probe

Physicist’s “souped-up car radio” to measure electric and magnetic fields, radio waves, and more

Board of Regents discusses presidential search during special meeting today

University seal

Storbeck/Pimentel & Associates has been selected to assist with the search for the 17th president of the University.

New 3D-printed device could help treat spinal cord injuries


Researchers created a 3D-printed device that could help patients with long-term spinal cord injuries regain function. 

University of Minnesota College of Pharmacy and Fairview Pharmacy Services partner in an innovative community-based medication management initiative to improve patient safety

The University of Minnesota College of Pharmacy and Fairview Pharmacy Services partner to improve medication safety.

Research Brief: No defense for some plants in the eat-or-be-eaten world of grasslands

grasslands with sunset

Study sheds new light on the impact of fungi, insects and large animals on plant diversity — and vice versa.