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U of M study affirms new strategies for reducing achievement gap

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The Child-Parent Center program led to literacy gains in St. Paul Public schools.

Gophers achieve record graduation rate

Gopher student-athletes in caps and gowns stand in front of the Goldy statue outside of the student union.

Golden Gopher student-athletes have posted a program-record 92 percent graduation rate, as measured by the NCAA's Graduation Success Rates (GSR). 

Access to jobs by transit increases in many U.S. metros

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University of Minnesota study ranks accessibility to jobs by transit in top U.S. cities

University of Minnesota releases jobs data for Twin Cities metro

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Study ranks accessibility to jobs by transit in top U.S. cities.

UMN Expert: AT&T–Time Warner merger

Chris Terry

Professor Chris Terry weighs in President Trump’s history with CNN and what the DOJ demands could mean for the deal.

New technology makes oak wilt detection faster, more affordable

Oak Wilt detection device

Technology developed by CFANS Prof. Abbas and team offers a simple, affordable diagnostic test for oak wilt detection. 

Doing the wave; making a difference

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The Gopher football team joined Iowa players and fans in waving to patients in the University Children's Hospital in Iowa City.

“I have been blessed with this privilege, and with it comes the power to make change"

Serena Armstrong, Malik Day, Sabrina Roowala, and Hemant Persaud

First-generation college students talk about why they chose to pursue higher education.

Discovery off the beaten path

amber Jaeger on a dig in Kenya

The thrill of discovery drives Amber Jaeger to uncover what makes us human.

From evil clowns to ultimate questions

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Here are 10 of the most intriguing freshman seminar courses for 2017-18.

Renewable coal on the horizon

Briquettes of “renewable coal” resemble charcoal.

UMD researchers are developing a renewable substitute for coal.

U launches young rocket scientists' careers

Lindsay Glesener, Jenna Burgett, Abi Valero and Tim Kukowski work on wiring.

Students learn the ropes of space science by building satellites from the ground up.