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Students work to decipher clues in an interprofessional escape room.

A great escape is a perfect learning tool

Based on the worldwide escape room craze, the University of Minnesota has created interprofessional escape rooms that give healthcare students invaluable skills.
https://twin-cities.umn.edu/news-events/great-escape-perfect-learning-tool
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
03/07/2019
Taurean Baynard, with close-cropped hair, sits smiling in a child's playroom setting.

An unorthodox path to orthopaedics

Working as a special education assistant in elementary schools convinced Taurean Baynard that medicine was for him.
https://twin-cities.umn.edu/news-events/unorthodox-path-orthopaedics
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
03/05/2019
a sketch of UnNamed women by student Sydney Shea

The (Un) Named Woman

A student’s research project uncovers a gender gap in public sculptures.
https://twin-cities.umn.edu/news-events/un-named-woman
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
03/01/2019
Rachel Johnson and her horse, Kid

Pony tale

A U of M Crookston equestrian learns why perseverance matters in the classroom and in the saddle.
https://twin-cities.umn.edu/news-events/pony-tale
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
03/01/2019
Kim Colvard gently guides Nick's legs as he re-learns to walk on an underwater treadmill.

A chance to learn

Teaching Nick the cat to walk again is a unique opportunity for veterinary medicine students.
https://twin-cities.umn.edu/news-events/chance-learn
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
02/27/2019
Johanna Lucht in front of an aircraft at NASA

Space cowgirl

Alumna Johanna Lucht is breaking new ground as a deaf engineer at NASA.
https://twin-cities.umn.edu/news-events/space-cowgirl
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
03/04/2019
A pet owner and his dog visit with a U of M veterinary student.

Driven by the students

A student-led volunteer organization provides veterinary services to Minnesota Native American communities.
https://twin-cities.umn.edu/news-events/driven-students
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
02/19/2019
Awel Lam, in red dress and long curly hair.

‘My love for my culture runs deep’

UMD student Awel Lam loves her native South Sudan—and public health work in rural Minnesota.
https://twin-cities.umn.edu/news-events/my-love-my-culture-runs-deep
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
02/14/2019
The exterior of the the U of M's Athletes Village.

Gopher athletes score all-time-high GPA

Golden Gopher student-athletes posted their highest-ever GPA for fall semester 2018, as well as their highest cumulative GPA.
https://twin-cities.umn.edu/news-events/gopher-athletes-score-all-time-high-gpa
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
01/25/2019
Rachel Anderson, white, with almost no hair (due to alopecia), sits next to a poster for She is ME.

She is ME

An engineering student supports her peers while finding her own niche.
https://twin-cities.umn.edu/news-events/she-me
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
01/15/2019

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