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U of M Gains Cloud-based access to global high-resolution satellite imagery

The University of Minnesota announced today that it has been selected as one of only two universities in the country to gain open access to DigitalGlobe Basemap, an online map and database of current, high-resolution satellite imagery of the globe. Access to DigitalGlobe Basemap creates vast new possibilities for academic research and education at the University of Minnesota.
https://twin-cities.umn.edu/news-events/u-m-gains-cloud-based-access-global-high-resolution-satellite-imagery
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
01/25/2018

U of M Resilient Communities Project partners with Carver County to advance community sustainability

The University of Minnesota’s Resilient Communities Project (RCP) is pleased to announce that Carver County has been selected as its partner community for the 2015–2016 academic year. The partnership will bring the expertise of the University and hundreds of graduate and professional students to sustainability-related projects identified by Carver County and its partners, which include the Carver County Community Development Agency, SouthWest Transit, Independent School District 112, and the Cities of Victoria, Chaska, and Watertown.
https://twin-cities.umn.edu/news-events/u-m-resilient-communities-project-partners-carver-county-advance-community
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
01/25/2018

U of M student start-ups win 2015 Acara Challenge with innovative impact ventures

Student-run impact ventures focused on solar-powered microgrids for rural India and environmentally friendly feminine hygiene products have been selected Gold Level winners of the 2015 Acara Challenge, a competition held by the University of Minnesota’s Institute on the Environment in partnership with the College of Science and Engineering and the Carlson School of Management.
https://twin-cities.umn.edu/news-events/u-m-student-start-ups-win-2015-acara-challenge-innovative-impact-ventures
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
01/25/2018

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