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University of Minnesota to develop machine learning techniques for monitoring global change

Big data to monitor global change

The U of M has received a three-year, $1.43 million grant from the NSF to advance machine learning techniques.

Into the breach

Law students have an innovative pathway into the data privacy profession.

A new smartphone app for collecting travel info

Yingling Fan

Data on how people get from place to place will help inform transportation planning.

University of Minnesota team receives $3.1 million federal grant to improve electronics

Close-up picture of a circuit.

Innovations will protect U.S. economic and national security interests.

She designed toys for special tots

Micki Grover holding one of her toys.

Recent UMD grad Micki Grover used her engineering skills to design toys for children with special needs.

U of M solar car team challenges Iowa State to a duel

solar car

Friendly border battle will prepare both teams for this summer’s American Solar Challenge cross-country race

University of Minnesota hosts world's largest medical devices conference April 10-12


Conference includes exhibit of real human hearts, research lab tours, and live surgery broadcasts.

Shoring up Seemore the sea turtle’s shell

Davis Fay and Alex Barrette (2nd and third from left), with SEA LIFE staff, do a fitting of a prototype exoshell on Seemore the green sea turtle.

U students design a prosthesis for an injured green sea turtle

U of M licenses technology to monitor crop nitrogen status to ag-tech firm Sentera


The tech, licensed to local company Sentera, will help growers minimize fertilizer use while preserving yield, profits

FDA approves innovative, U-tested Parkinson’s device

A colorful image of a human brain inside a skull.

A clinical trial co-led by the U of M has helped an innovative treatment for Parkinson’s disease gain FDA approval.

Technological Leadership Institute Presents: Cyber Security Summit 2017

Annual two-day conference draws nationally-renowned experts to improve the state of cybersecurity. 

Homecoming 2017: From a corn roast to Ski-U-Mania

The 2017 Homecoming logo

Homecoming 2017 offers a range of events for students, alumni, and the greater community of Gopher supporters.