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Faculty research fuels record 16 startups at U of M

The University of Minnesota announced today that it launched a record 16 startup companies over the past year based on discoveries and inventions by its researchers. These companies, which exceed the previous record of 15 companies in fiscal 2014, demonstrate the university’s commitment to bringing cutting-edge research beyond the lab and to the market, where it can benefit society on a larger scale.

When Times Are Tough, Parents Favor Daughters over Sons

For Those Over 50, Finding a Job Can Get Old

SCOTUS Immigration Victory for Innovative Law School Program: The Center for New Americans

John and Nancy Lindahl announce $17 million gift to University of Minnesota

Extension analysis: Economic impact of avian flu at nearly $310 million as of May 11

Losses in poultry production and related businesses due to avian influenza are estimated at $309.9 million in Greater Minnesota, according to a newly released emergency economic impact analysis from University of Minnesota Extension.

Carlson School Expands Data Science Degree Offerings

The Carlson School of Management is launching a part-time version of its Master of Science in Business Analytics Program (MSBA) to provide area working professionals the skills needed to better harvest, process and analyze data.

Research suggests using neuroscience in law may face political resistance

An Empty Stomach Can Lead to an Empty Wallet

Research Uncovers Connection between Craigslist Personals, HIV Trends

Craigslist&rsquo;s entry into a market results in a 15.9 percent increase in reported HIV cases, according to research from the University of Minnesota published in the December issue of <em>MIS Quarterly</em>