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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.

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.

UMN Experts: Telecommunications mergers and consumers

Media merger

U of M experts Paul Vaaler and Chris Terry bring context to the Sprint and T-Mobile merger announcement.

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: Introduction of Craigslist increased prostitution across U.S.

Half open laptop with screen lit.

Study shows Craigslist's entry into a county led to 17.5% increase in prostitution cases.

Research Brief: Freshwater ecosystems filter pollutants before they reach oceans

Freshwater ecosystems filter some of the excess pollutants out of the water before it reaches the ocean.

Research Brief: Genes might play unrecognized role in aging, intervention

Genes research brief

With full genomes for hundreds of species, CFANS compares lifespans between species with differences in their genomes.


The other great Minnesota get-together

Researchers, including a man in a red pullover, discuss ideas.

Grand Challenges Research Expo brings experts of all stripes together to change the world

UMN researchers unveil Minnesota autism rates as part of national CDC study

1 in 42 children in Hennepin and Ramsey counties found to have autism.