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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

Pillars

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

“Perfect” soap molecule from renewable sources wins top Dow SISCA prize

Students

Award recognizes students and universities for innovative research that encourages & promotes sustainable solutions

Bell Museum throws final Bell Social with Har Mar Superstar

Bell Social

Join the Bell Museum of Natural History for one last after-hours bash in their Minneapolis location on December 9.

Losses of soil carbon under climate warming might equal US carbon emissions

Map

Losses of soil carbon under climate warming might equal U.S. carbon emissions, further accelerating climate warming

Rural communities can foster transition to new business ownership

Antique Store

New ownership often boosts local economies, Extension study finds 

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