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UMN renames two centers in honor of Earl E. Bakken

Earl E. Bakken

Two centers named in honor of Bakken, co-founder of Medtronic, in recognition of his legacy of innovation and healing.

 

Sustainable rubber and plastics become a reality

Looking down two neat rows of tires.

U researchers discover a way to turn sugar into the main building block of rubber for car tires.

Fresh perspectives

Katherine Venne

U interns are helping Minnesota businesses solve stubborn challenges.

Student-designed winter light shows begin Dec. 2

CSE light show

Ring in the winter season with a dazzling light show designed by College of science and Engineering students.