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University of Minnesota professor elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences

University of Minnesota Regents Professor Timothy P. Lodge has been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, one of the nation’s most prestigious honor societies.
https://twin-cities.umn.edu/news-events/university-minnesota-professor-elected-american-academy-arts-and-sciences
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
01/25/2018

Two University of Minnesota students named 2016 Goldwater Scholars

Two undergraduates in the College of Science and Engineering at the University of Minnesota Twin Cities have been named 2016 Barry M. Goldwater Scholars. The scholarship awards up to $7500 per year for two years of undergraduate study. Both Scholars are juniors enrolled in the College of Science and Engineering and the University Honors Program.
https://twin-cities.umn.edu/news-events/two-university-minnesota-students-named-2016-goldwater-scholars
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
01/25/2018

University of Minnesota part of $317 million national initiative to develop ‘smart’ fabrics

The University of Minnesota is part of a $317 million public-private partnership to develop the next generation of “smart” fabrics and fibers that incorporate technology in new ways to improve (and even save) lives.
https://twin-cities.umn.edu/news-events/university-minnesota-part-317-million-national-initiative-develop-smart-fabrics
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
01/25/2018

University of Minnesota professors and alumnus win international award for groundbreaking recommender systems research

Three University of Minnesota computer science and engineering professors and a University of Minnesota alumnus will receive the 2016 Seoul Test of Time Award.
https://twin-cities.umn.edu/news-events/university-minnesota-professors-and-alumnus-win-international-award-groundbreaking
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
01/25/2018
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To Understand How a Grain of Stardust is Born

Discoveries at the U of M are showing how physics shaped the Universe.
https://twin-cities.umn.edu/news-events/understand-how-grain-stardust-born
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
01/25/2018

Plants’ ability to adapt could change conventional wisdom on climate change, U of M study finds

Plants speed up their respiratory metabolism as temperatures rise, leading to a long-held concern that as climate warms the elevated carbon release from a ramped-up metabolism could flip global forests from a long-term carbon sink to a carbon source, further accelerating climate change.
https://twin-cities.umn.edu/news-events/plants-ability-adapt-could-change-conventional-wisdom-climate-change-u-m-study-finds
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
01/25/2018

U of M student start-ups win 2016 Acara Challenge with innovative impact ventures

Student-run impact ventures focused on providing clean water through micro-entrepreneurs and bringing fashion and healing together to empower and employ Native Americans have been selected Gold Level winners of the 2016 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-2016-acara-challenge-innovative-impact-ventures-0
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
01/25/2018

Understanding differences within species is critical to conservation efforts

A new study published in the journal Ecological Applications shows that differences within a species across geographically distinct ranges should be taken into account during conservation planning as the climate changes.
https://twin-cities.umn.edu/news-events/understanding-differences-within-species-critical-conservation-efforts
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
01/25/2018

UMN chemistry professor receives highest honor from U.S.

University of Minnesota Department of Chemistry Professor Erin Carlson has been named by President Barack Obama as a recipient of the Presidential Early Career Awards for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE).
https://twin-cities.umn.edu/news-events/umn-chemistry-professor-receives-highest-honor-us
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
01/25/2018

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