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A bold vision

Jake Maxon

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

U of M’s College of Continuing Education Launches a Coding Boot Camp

Electronics

Course will train students to become professional web developers. 

Helping Greater Minnesota grow

typical main street in a small town

New U of M research aims to help rural Minnesota communities thrive.

Creating a country’s identity

Collage of stamps from Somalia designed by a U of M student.

Kaamil Haider believes art and design can help rebuild a country and its people.

Dome Construction Begins on Planetarium at the New Bell Museum

Bell Museum Planetarium Rendering

Latest Technology Makes the Theater the First of Its Kind in the World.

On her own path to end world hunger

Shantal Pai

Driven in part by a memory from her youth, Shantal Pai has dedicated herself to alleviating hunger.

MN Aquatic Invasive Species Research Center announces six new projects

MAISRC Researcher

Projects range from assessing impacts of AIS on walleye populations, reducing spread of spiny waterflea, and more.

Outback bound

The Eos II solar car and the large team of students in front of a brick building.

U team prepares to race its new solar car across the Australian Outback.

Prepared to make the world a better place

Marin Phelps at her graduation ceremony

Marin Phelps became the U of M’s first student to graduate with a master’s degree in human rights—a joint program of the Humphrey School of Public Affairs and the College of Liberal Arts. 

Unlocking the secrets of plant microbes

Researchers at work

A U scientist will be at the forefront of an international effort to study plant-associated microbes. 

Two lives, one chance

Three-month-old Paisleigh (l) and Paislyn Martinez before their separation surgery, joined from breastbone to bellybutton.

U of M medical professionals work together to separate—and save—conjoined twin girls.

UMN renames two centers in honor of Earl E. Bakken

Earl E. Bakken

Two centers named in honor of Bakken, co-founder of Medtronic, in recognition of his legacy of innovation and healing.

 

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