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Breakthrough pulls science ahead in race against devastating wheat disease

Wheat stem rust

Scientists are gaining ground in the race against wheat stem rust, a pathogen threatening global food security.

Ready to take the next leap

Lexie Ogdahl

UM Crookston junior Lexie Ogdahl sees the world in a new way after studying in New Zealand.

UMN Experts: Tax reform legislation

Tax Reform Experts - Kiedrowski and Gutterman

Tax reform legislation is expected to be finalized this week.

The cow whisperer

Savanna Christensen

A U of M Morris student discovers her passion through an opportunity to work with farm animals.

An uncommon collaboration

Amanda Phillips

A unique partnership is forging new connections between retail merchandising students and retailers in rural Minnesota.

Cancer fighter from Cameroon

Christian Njatcha in his lab.

Graduate student Christian Njatcha came all the way from Cameroon to fight cancer.

UMN’s new Main Energy Plant helps reduce campus emissions by 50 percent

Main Energy Plant, University of Minnesota

Main Energy Plant allows U to operate as an energy island so critical services can be maintained if there are outages.

UMN Expert: President’s National Security Strategy Report

Ron Krebs

Professor Ronald Krebs weighs in on President Trump’s first National Security Strategy Report.


Regents focus on maintaining excellence across University system

University seal

Board approves undergraduate nonresident/non-reciprocity tuition for Twin Cities campus, hears annual research report.

Pools apart

Samuel Myers stands in the Aquatic Center.

U scholar and avid swimmer Samuel Myers takes on racial disparities in swimming.

CLA receives $5 million to support German, European studies education and research

Hella Mears

The College of Liberal Arts has received a $5 million gift from the estate of Hella Lindemeyer Mears.

UMN Experts: Antiquities Act

Alexandra Klass Ingrid Schneider

UMN professors Alexandra Klass and Ingrid Schneider comment on Presidential proclamations related to Antiquities Act.