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U students (l to r) Brody Hultman, Machlen Polfliet, Kevin Schrader, Jeffrey Guevara, and Andrew Van Gerpen hold a certificate and oversized check. Next to Van Gerpen is astronaut Mae Jemison.

Fizz-fueled rocket soars to big win

Students’ Alka-Seltzer-fueled rocket garners a Big Ten title and a Guinness world record.
https://twin-cities.umn.edu/news-events/fizz-fueled-rocket-soars-big-win
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
01/25/2018
Jason Jones.

An 'unreal dream' becomes reality

Persistence and a McNair Scholarship helped Jason Jones overcome life’s obstacles to achieve his childhood dream.
https://twin-cities.umn.edu/news-events/unreal-dream-becomes-reality
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
01/25/2018
amber Jaeger on a dig in Kenya

Discovery off the beaten path

The thrill of discovery drives Amber Jaeger to uncover what makes us human.
https://twin-cities.umn.edu/news-events/discovery-beaten-path
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
01/25/2018
A question mark inside a light bulb

From evil clowns to ultimate questions

Here are 10 of the most intriguing freshman seminar courses for 2017-18.
https://twin-cities.umn.edu/news-events/evil-clowns-ultimate-questions
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
01/25/2018
Rebecca Leighton

Nutritious U

What started as a class project turned into a passion--and a job.
https://twin-cities.umn.edu/news-events/nutritious-u
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
01/25/2018
Steven Gonzalez holds a freshwater sponge in the lab.

A new look at freshwater sponges in Minnesota

Faculty and students at the U of M Crookston are studying freshwater sponges and how they correlate to the health of Minnesota’s waters. 
https://twin-cities.umn.edu/news-events/new-look-freshwater-sponges-minnesota
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
01/25/2018
Rachel Wians in a dental lab

Rachel Wians: A hate-love relationship with dentistry

Rachel Wians is close to earning her undergraduate degree in physiology, and already has her next step planned—dental school.
https://twin-cities.umn.edu/news-events/rachel-wians-hate-love-relationship-dentistry
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
01/25/2018

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