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Charter schools increasing segregation, underperforming public schools

Findings by Institute on Metropolitan Opportunity is the first installment of six-part initiative on charter education.
https://twin-cities.umn.edu/news-events/charter-schools-increasing-segregation-underperforming-public-schools
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
01/25/2018
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New UMN study: America’s wars take uneven toll

New study: In today’s wars, Americans who die or are wounded disproportionately come from poorer parts of the country.
https://twin-cities.umn.edu/news-events/new-umn-study-americas-wars-take-uneven-toll
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
01/25/2018
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Professor Richard Painter part of team to abolish super PACs

Professor Richard Painter is part of a team representing members of Congress who filed complaint to abolish super PACs.
https://twin-cities.umn.edu/news-events/professor-richard-painter-part-team-abolish-super-pacs
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
01/25/2018
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Christopher Uggen named Regents professor

The University of Minnesota Board of Regents has named Christopher Uggen as a Regents Professor of Sociology and Law.
https://twin-cities.umn.edu/news-events/christopher-uggen-named-regents-professor
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
01/25/2018

UMN study to establish legal framework for genomic medicine

The NIH has awarded UMN researchers with grant to lay policy groundwork for clinical application of genomic medicine.
https://twin-cities.umn.edu/news-events/umn-study-establish-legal-framework-genomic-medicine
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
01/25/2018
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Garry Jenkins named new U of M Law School Dean

 Garry W. Jenkins will be the next dean of the University of Minnesota Law School, effective July 31, and pending approval by the Board of Regents in June.
https://twin-cities.umn.edu/news-events/garry-jenkins-named-new-u-m-law-school-dean
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
01/25/2018

University of Minnesota releases its latest cold-hardy wine grape

The University of Minnesota released its fifth cold-hardy wine grape, named “Itasca.”
https://twin-cities.umn.edu/news-events/university-minnesota-releases-its-latest-cold-hardy-wine-grape
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
01/25/2018

Siehl Prize for Excellence in Agriculture announces 2016 laureates

An internationally renowned bee expert, the former leader of one of Minnesota’s most diversified dairy companies and an innovative leader in pork production are the 2016 recipients of the prestigious Siehl Prize in Agriculture.
https://twin-cities.umn.edu/news-events/siehl-prize-excellence-agriculture-announces-2016-laureates
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
01/25/2018

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