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University of Minnesota senior wins prestigious science scholarship to Cambridge University

Motivated by the State of the Union

Cayla Ebert

Cayla Ebert spent winter break in Washington D.C., doing volunteer legal work for asylum seekers. She also found herself at President Obama's final State of the Union address.

U of M Twin Cities Awarded $374,000 to Support Student Internships

The U of M has been awarded a three-year, $374,000 Career Ready Internship Grant from Great Lakes Higher Education Guaranty Corporation. An anticipated 170 new paid internships will be created during the 2015-2018 academic years.

U of M Bell Museum hosts NASA astronaut and Minnesota native Josh Cassada

The Bell Museum will host Dr. Josh Cassada, NASA Astronaut and Lt. Commander for the U.S. Navy, on January 14 to present “The Road from Minnesota to the Space Station and Beyond.” Cassada is a White Bear Lake native, and will be visiting White Bear Lake Area High School with the Bell Museum’s ExploraDome team to discuss his experience working for NASA, space and science.

U of M Physics Circus brings large-scale stunts and physics fun to the public Jan. 14

The Physics Force will present its largest public show of the year, the “Physics Circus,” at 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 14 at the University of Minnesota’s Northrop.

U of M Joins Coalition to Improve Admission Process

A young female student smiles

A diverse coalition of public and private colleges and universities is coming together to improve the college admission application process for all students.

Aids for De-Stressing Students

Gold Gopher puts a hand out to pet the head of Woodstock the therapy chicken.

The U offers students a broad range of services to cope with finals stress, from therapy animals to in-person counseling.

On Communications and Strategy

Pam Edstrom

U of M alumna and executive Pam Edstrom shares her thoughts on the importance of business communications, and on successfully navigating through college. 

Money affects children’s behavior, even if value not understood

The act of handling money makes young children work harder and give less, according to new research published by the University of Minnesota’s Carlson School of Management and University of Illinois at Chicago.

To Nourish All of Our Children

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Discoveries at the U of M will increase the well-being of our youngest citizens.

University of Minnesota honored with four 2015 AAAS Fellows

Going the Distance

A U of M student raises her hands during the Eau Claire Marathon.

A University of Minnesota course on marathon training inspires students and informs research.