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UMN Expert: Recent data points to fatal aspects of air pollution

Jesse Berman, Ph.D.

School of Public Health air pollution expert Jesse Berman offers insight into U.S. air pollution.

UMN Experts: Brain stimulation to treat Parkinson’s, depression and more

UMN researchers

Researchers at the U of M are on the leading edge of treatments for many common and debilitating brain disorders. 

UMN Expert: Disease cases from ticks, mosquitoes, and fleas more than triple in U.S.

Johnathan Oliver

Jonathan Oliver offers insight into what might affect vector-borne disease spread and severity.

U Expert: Industry-wide labor shortage will delay projects this construction season

Peter Hilger

Peter Hilger can discuss the impacts, and steps the industry and educators must take to fix the problem.

UMN Experts: Telecommunications mergers and consumers

Media merger

U of M experts Paul Vaaler and Chris Terry bring context to the Sprint and T-Mobile merger announcement.

UMN Expert: Unpleasant weather’s impact on financial markets

Joshua Madsen holding an umbrella.

As companies issue their quarterly reports, how equity analysts respond can be influenced by the weather.

UMN Experts: U.S. obesity rate rises dramatically

Jamie Stang. Simone French. Mary Christoph.

School of Public Health experts give insight into new avenues of obesity prevention.

UMN Experts: Business & consumer impact five years since Bangladesh building collapse

Kingshuk Sinha and Susan Goldstein

April 24, 2013, the Rana Plaza building—which housed several clothing factories—collapsed near Dhaka, Bangladesh.

UMN Expert: Minnesota politics and 2018 midterm elections

Larry Jacobs leaning on a half wall.

Prof. Larry Jacobs is avaliable to comment on the 2018 midterm elections.

UMN Experts: Envisioning a future with autonomous vehicles

Frank Douma, Tom Fisher, Michael Levin

As a future with self-driving transport gets closer to reality, several UMN experts are available for comment.

UMN Expert: Steel and aluminum tariffs

Robert Kudrle

Economic policy expert and Humprhey School of Public Affairs Prof. Robert Kudrle is avaliable for comment.

UMN Expert: Youth violence prevention

Iris Borowsky

Expert comments on prevalency of youth violence and options for intervention.