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U selects Ramsey, Scott Counties as next partners for Resilient Communities Project


The RCP partnerships will engage hundreds of University of Minnesota students during 2018–2019 academic year.

Research Brief: Developing oral medicines that work more efficiently

Precision Drug Formulation

U researchers and The Dow Chemical Company join forces to make medicines work faster with fewer side effects.

American Academy of Arts and Sciences elects UMN faculty to 2018 class

Ruth Shaw

University of Minnesota Professor Ruth Shaw has been elected as a member of the AAAS.

Her passion for cheese changed the family farm

Alise Sjostrom and some of her farmstead cheeses

U of M graduate Alise Sjostrom’s cheese making is reinvigorating her family’s farm.

Developing the right skills for the job

Ashley Pflouff in the Northern Brewer warehouse

Ashley Plouff’s nontraditional path combines work and education to enrich each experience.

Bringing dental care to Minnesotans (and vice versa)

An illustration of the Mobile Dental Clinic

The Mobile Dental Clinic and other partnerships bring dental care to communities where it’s most needed.

UMN Expert: Unpleasant weather’s impact on financial markets

Joshua Madsen holding an umbrella.

As companies issue their quarterly reports, how equity analysts respond can be influenced by the weather.

Ecologically minded student researcher

Devin Dykes, arms folded, in a lab in front of a blackboard.

Devin Dykes delves into chemistry, studio arts, and helping more students of color discover STEM fields.

Whalen returns to lead Gophers

A collage of three images of Lindsay Whalen.

Former University of Minnesota star Lindsay Whalen has been named the new head coach at her alma mater.

UMN Experts: U.S. obesity rate rises dramatically

Jamie Stang. Simone French. Mary Christoph.

School of Public Health experts give insight into new avenues of obesity prevention.

Research Brief: Vaccines to treat opioid abuse and prevent fatal overdoses

pills addiction

Vaccines offer a potential new strategy in treating a nationwide epidemic.

Dwivedi named new Chief Clinical Officer at CUHCC

Roli Dwivedi

Dr. Roli Dwivedi will become CUHCC’s Chief Clinical Officer in May 2018