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Challenges that Connect Us

Challenges that Connect Us

U of M experts are in Mountain Iron, May 17, to offer new insights into our health, our economy, and our lives.

Breaking the Care Barriers

A bearded white male with a stethoscope examines examines a female Asian patient.

The University Community Health Care Center is celebrating 50 years of breaking through divides of poverty, language, race, and culture to serve its patients.

Kids who stutter find support

Some kids pose with Goldy Gopher.

The University of Minnesota Kids Who Stutter Camp brings together children who stutter to meet, connect, and become good communicators.

Clear Views into Big Challenges

Clear Views into Big Challenges

U of M experts are in Brainerd, April 19, for an event that offers new insights into sustainability, our health, and Minnesota’s economy.

New Projects to Warm Campus Climate

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From dispelling myths about fat to introducing deaf and hard of hearing prospective students to campus, new projects funded by “microgrants” will help create a climate where everyone feels valued, safe, and welcome.

Change Meets Innovation


U of M experts meet with the Red Wing community to discuss how innovation will meet rapid changes affecting our health and living environments.

To Make Sure Voices Go Through Walls

Amanda Weber

Amanda Weber has brought her love of music and outreach to a choir that offers hope to prisoners.

Giving Young Minds the Opportunity to Shine

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The U of M is harnessing the energy of its students and community volunteers to close the achievement gap

‘Gopherbaloo’ Draws more than 300

A young female student looks at a book in Wilson Library.

More than 300 students from grades 6-12 came to Wilson Library on the coldest day of the year to take advantage of the U Libraries’ rich resources and expert library staff. 

Rare 'Corpse Flower' set to Bloom at the U of M

A corpse flower in bloom sends a pale shaft nearly six feet high.

One of the world’s largest and stinkiest flowers is on the verge of a rare blooming at the U’s College of Biological Sciences Conservatory and is open for public viewing the week of February 1.

Awareness of Aspirin's Benefits Saves Lives

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A new study finds that the U of M's statewide aspirin awareness campaign could serve as a national model with immense health and economic benefits.

A Workforce to Thwart Infectious Diseases

A young black child lies supine and looks at the camera as a gloved hand performs an examination.

University of Minnesota researchers lead an international effort that prepares health care workers to stop infectious diseases like Ebola in their tracks.