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Researchers invent process to produce renewable car tires from trees, grass

dauenhauer lab

Discovery could have major impact on the multi-billion dollar tire industry.

U of M’s Immigration History Research Center launches #ImmigrationSyllabus

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Created by historians nationwide, #ImmigrationSyllabus responds to current debates with a history lesson for the public.

UMN report shows immigrants play vital role in future of state workforce

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Report shows future strength of MN's economy depends on attracting and integrating immigrants into its workforce.

Caves in Central China show history of natural flood patterns

Layers of stalagmite

UMN researchers use cave structures to identify historical precipitation.

Addressing inequality at birth

Children playing in a field

U of M researchers are working to reduce racial inequities in birth outcomes across the United States.

U of M’s CFANS and CSE to partner on bio-based industry projects

Researcher Lucas Stolp and Professor Shri Ramaswamy next to a thin film evaporator and displaying (clockwise) white pulp, craft pulp, black liquor (in the beaker), and woodchips.

The advanced manufacturing institute will be called the Rapid Advancement in Process Intensification Deployment (RAPID).

U of M receives full reaccreditation for human research protection program

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The U of M has been fully reaccredited with special distinction by AAHRPP.

Survey of Presidential Partners highlights rewards and challenges

UMN skyline

Survey of Presidential Partners in higher education highlights a satisfying, but ambiguous, role

Access Across America: UMN ranks accessibility to jobs by transit

Accessibility Observatory research ranks 49 of 50 largest U.S. metro areas for connecting workers with jobs by tran

Growing fresh greens year-round

Fresh greens grow in a Deep Winter Greenhouse.

Deep Winter Greenhouses enable small- and mid-scale farmers to grow greens all year without heavy reliance on fossil fuels.

Bell Museum closing December 31 to prep for St. Paul move

Bell Museum in Autumn

After more than 75 years, the Bell Museum is set to close its current public galleries to move to St. Paul.

UMN research shows people can control robotic arm with their minds

Brain controlled robot

Groundbreaking study demonstrates potential to help millions of people with disabilities

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