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Changing course to make change

Carlson student Edward Presley

Non-traditional student Edward Presley is using his life experience to help others succeed.

Attacking the problem

Harold Tu discusses something with a healthcare worker.

The U of M’s School of Dentistry is actively working to prevent opioid addiction.

U of M Venture Center launches record 18 startup companies in FY17


The U of M launched a record 18 startup companies over the past year based on discoveries and inventions by researchers.

UMAA's Lisa Lewis elected to CASE board, named chair on Alumni Relations

Lisa Lewis

Lewis joins one of world's largest nonprofit educational associations serving more than 3,670 colleges, organizations.

World-renowned site of ecosystem research turns 75

Cedar Creek

The University of Minnesota’s Cedar Creek Ecosystem Science Reserve marks milestone with September 9 celebration.

Kawitaya Daḳota uƞkiapi kte

Vanessa Goodthunder on horse.

Vanessa Goodthunder’s new phone app could renew the Dakota language.

U of M to host MN Sparks event in Andover

Artist’s conception of a bright orange neuron.

MN Sparks brings U researchers—who are tackling the state's critical issues—into conversation with the community. 

Ten great UMN things to do at the fair

Band members march at the Minnesota State Fair.

Here are 10 attractions that will leave you informed, entertained, or carrying home freebies. 

Researchers to develop mobile sensor technology, improve job performance

Workplace productivity tech

Mobile sensors for workplace productivity? Activity trackers for meetings? U of M faculty are making it possible.

U of M awarded nearly $4M for retention of underrepresented STEM students

A student describes his research at a poster session

Goal is to increase the number of students of color and American Indian students pursuing STEM

New U report explores sex buyers in Minnesota


First-of-its-kind research provides insight toward national model to combating sex trafficking.

A bold vision

Jake Maxon

Jake Maxon’s vision for HIV/AIDS treatment and prevention could become a model for counties across the nation.