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Research Brief: Older Minnesotans love winter. How can we help them stay safe?

Minneapolis in snow

UMN researcher Jessica Finlay examines how everyday winter weather shapes our well-being—a subject often overlooked

Hidden in plain sight

Kevin Ehrman-Solberg

A student’s understanding of his city changes after a research project uncovers a history of structural racism.

CLA receives $5 million to support German, European studies education and research

Hella Mears

The College of Liberal Arts has received a $5 million gift from the estate of Hella Lindemeyer Mears.

Discovery off the beaten path

amber Jaeger on a dig in Kenya

The thrill of discovery drives Amber Jaeger to uncover what makes us human.

U of M to confer honorary degree on Sauli Niinistö, President of Finland

President Niinisto

President Niinistö's Honorary Doctrate from UMN recognizes his public service and Minnesota’s relationship with Finland.

Cultivating a culture of curiosity

Elise Armani and Lexi Herman

For two students, a unique opportunity leads to an exhibit on a national stage.

Researchers to develop mobile sensor technology, improve job performance

Workplace productivity tech

Mobile sensors for workplace productivity? Activity trackers for meetings? U of M faculty are making it possible.

A scribe for justice

Workers in field.

Roy Guzmán writes to bring to life the conditions endured by migrant farm workers.

U of M research team tracks complex web of monetary sanctions in Minnesota

Statue

Minnesota researchers join a multi-state study to examine monetary sanctions in the criminal justice system.

U of M renames journalism school after Hubbard Broadcasting family

Journalism students

The name change honors the family that founded, owns and continues to operate Hubbard Broadcasting. 

A teddy in the trunk

Police officer standing at the driver's window of a car.

Tiffany Hamidjaja conducts research into the trauma of parental arrest on children.

Immigration History Research Center launches new website, curriculum

Thiago Heilman

The projects serve teachers nationwide and empower immigrants to tell their own stories. 

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