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Two University of Minnesota students named 2018 Astronaut Scholars

Left to Right - Aliza Beverage, Elizabeth Zudock. Photo of Beverage by Richard G. Anderson.

Recipients are pursuing research-oriented careers in mathematics, engineering, and the natural and applied sciences.

Beyond hockey, a humanitarian

Sidney Peters poses with some girls she helped coach.

Sidney Peters forged her own identity at the U of M was honored with the prestigious Hockey Humanitarian Award during the NCAA Men’s Frozen Four.

‘This place makes good people’

Ruby DeBellis

‘We have so many opportunities to grow, instead of just specific skillsets. This place makes good people.'

10 students and alumni receive Fulbright Awards

UMN seniors and recent graduates have been offered grants to study and teach abroad during the 2018-19 academic year.

Golden Gopher student-athletes honored

Male and female athlete of the year winners Tristan Duran and Kaitlyn Long

The U of M recently celebrated the achievements of its 700 student-athletes at the annual Golden Goldys award ceremony.

Student recognized for outstanding community service

Anant Naik, a large man with black hair and beard, holds his award.

Biomedical engineering senior Anant Naik wants to combine science and medicine to serve his community even more.

The case for interprofessional collaboration

Students in a lively discussion at the CLARION national competition

The organization CLARION offers students from different professional programs the chance to collaborate to improve health care.

Portrait in perseverance

Trang Bui, in glasses, on Northrop Mall in warm weather.

Seventeen years of setbacks couldn’t keep Trang Bui from earning a degree—and a job as an electrical engineer.

The global earthworm invasion

Adrian Wackett samples soil.

Work by University of Minnesota researchers is helping us understand earthworm invasion as a global issue.

Research Brief: Triple gene combinations study could help predict risk of disease

Chad Myers

Like a giant game of Jenga, researchers reveal critical combinations of blocks that can cause a cell system to collapse.

U selects Ramsey, Scott Counties as next partners for Resilient Communities Project

Lake

The RCP partnerships will engage hundreds of University of Minnesota students during 2018–2019 academic year.

Developing the right skills for the job

Ashley Pflouff in the Northern Brewer warehouse

Ashley Plouff’s nontraditional path combines work and education to enrich each experience.

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