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U interns are helping Minnesota businesses solve stubborn challenges 

An accountant who’s fighting global hunger

Caroline Jones

U of M graduate student Caroline Jones wants to use her accounting skills to help people in need.

U Professor Appointed to U.S. President’s Council of Economic Advisers

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Assistant Professor Aaron Sojourner has been appointed to President Barack Obama’s Council of Economic Advisers (CEA).

Student entrepreneurs go big

Eric Sannerud stands amidst hops.

A U of M student start-up is on the verge of becoming Minnesota’s largest grower of hops.

How a flawed supply chain affects mental illness

K.K. Sinha

A U professor suggests that establishing a balance between supply and demand may help solve the mental illness epidemic.

On the future of food

David MacLennan speaks at the University of Minnesota.

Cargill chair and CEO David W. MacLennan spoke at the U recently about the challenges and opportunities we face in feeding the world sustainably.

Entrepreneurs Pitch Ideas in Cuba

Students pose outside an iconic building in Cuba.

Prior to President Obama’s historic visit, 27 Carlson School students journeyed to Cuba to explore its up-and-coming entrepreneurship ecosystem. 

Prof Mark Kappelhoff Appointed Judge in Minnesota's Fourth District

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U of M Prof. Mark Kappelhoff Appointed Judge in Minnesota’s 4th District

ACLU, U of MN Law School, Dorsey & Whitney join forces to challenge unlawful detention of immigrants

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ACLU, U of MN Law School, Dorsey & Whitney join forces to challenge unlawful detention of immigrants

Money affects children’s behavior, even if value not understood

The act of handling money makes young children work harder and give less, according to new research published by the University of Minnesota’s Carlson School of Management and University of Illinois at Chicago.

University of Minnesota Law Professor Receives U.S. Justice Department’s Highest Award

Increased Internet Access Led to a Rise in Racial Hate Crimes in the Early 2000s, according to New Research from Carlson School of Management and NYU Stern

New research from Carlson School of Management Professor Jason Chan and NYU Stern Professors Anindya Ghose and Robert Seamans finds that broadband availability increased the incidence of racial hate crimes committed by lone-wolf perpetrators in the United States during the period 2001-2008.

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