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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.

UMN startup CoreBiome provides services to accelerate microbiome discovery


CoreBiome Inc., a startup based on UMN tech, provides microbiome ayalysis for agriculture, environment and human health.

U of M Venture Center launches record 18 startup companies in FY17


The U of M launched a record 18 startup companies over the past year based on discoveries and inventions by researchers.

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.

U of M’s College of Continuing Education Launches a Coding Boot Camp


Course will train students to become professional web developers.