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UMN researchers and Native American tribe hope to reduce lung cancer disparities

A doctor writing on a clipboard

UMN scientists are teaming up with the Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe to investigate aspects of lung cancer.

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.

UMN Experts: Brain stimulation to treat Parkinson’s, depression and more

UMN researchers

Researchers at the U of M are on the leading edge of treatments for many common and debilitating brain disorders. 

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.

David Meyer to receive University of Minnesota's 2018 Entrepreneur of the Year award

David Meyer

The Entrepreneur of the Year award will be awarded at 5 p.m. Tuesday, May 8, at the Carlson School's 3M Auditorium.

U of M FY19 budget proposal highlights core operations across the system

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Board to review President’s recommended budget at May meeting.

UMN Expert: Disease cases from ticks, mosquitoes, and fleas more than triple in U.S.

Johnathan Oliver

Jonathan Oliver offers insight into what might affect vector-borne disease spread and severity.

Two UMN professors elected to the National Academy of Sciences

Professor Peter Reich and Professor Mikhail Shifman

Professors Peter B. Reich and Mikhail Shifman were elected for their excellence in original scientific research.

U Expert: Industry-wide labor shortage will delay projects this construction season

Peter Hilger

Peter Hilger can discuss the impacts, and steps the industry and educators must take to fix the problem.

MnDRIVE Global Food Ventures graduate fellows announced


The eight awarded fellows will seek solutions to challenges posed by food insecurity and population growth.


UMN faculty member appointed to new federal pain management task force

Harold Tu

Dr. Harold Tu is among the members tasked with understanding gaps in pain management practices.