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UMN Experts explain and weigh in on net neutrality vote

Christopher Terry, Steve Kelley, Joesph Konstan

The FCC is poised to vote Thursday on dismantling net neutrality regulations put in place by the Obama administration.

Study: Too many nutrients make microbes less responsive

A microscope

Microbes that “grow up” in lakes with excess nutrients are less able to absorb added nitrogen, phosphorus and carbon.

Academic All-Big Ten athletes named

M flags flapping in the wind

Ninety-five University of Minnesota student-athletes have earned Academic All-Big Ten honors.

University of Minnesota research drives Minnesota’s economy, health, culture

A microscope

Board of Regents to review University’s research enterprise and University Plan, Performance, and Accountability Report

Researchers 3D print lifelike artificial organ models

prostate model

Organ models could improve surgical outcomes in thousands of patients worldwide.

Protecting rights, fighting terrorism

Fionnuala Ni Aolain

Fionnuala Ní Aoláin is working to protect people and their rights. 

Embodying engagement and leadership

Alan Roy

Graduate student Alan Roy is well prepared to help address disparities in Minnesota.

Using business to fight for human rights

Nick Alm.

Nick Alm knows his life is going to be dedicated to LGBT issues.

Dazzle in December

Panoramic view of a previous show, with a crowd and blue streams of light.

The student-designed winter light show returns for a seventh season.

UMN Expert: North Korea ICBM Launch

Mark Bell

UMN Professor Mark Bell comments on U.S. options in response to this latest North Korea missile launch.

From Alaska to Amazonia: first global maps of traits that drive vegetation growth


Detailed global maps of key traits in plants are available for the first time, thanks to work led by CFANS researchers.

Student-designed winter light shows begin Dec. 1 at the University of Minnesota

Light Show

The event features a dazzling light show designed by College of Science and Engineering students.