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Sustainable rubber and plastics become a reality

Looking down two neat rows of tires.

U researchers discover a way to turn sugar into the main building block of rubber for car tires.

Defining place in Dinkytown

Sample of seven posters design by students depicting Dinky Town.

U students create handmade prints to explore the vibrant urban neighborhood.

Fresh perspectives

Katherine Venne

U interns are helping Minnesota businesses solve stubborn challenges.

Mentor program marks 30 years of making matches

A student and mentor with the Humphrey School mentor program

The mentor program at the Humphrey School of Public Affairs has grown into one of the most distinctive in the country.

Researcher studies the influence of free will around the world

A photo of Kathleen Vohs

Findings provide a comprehensive look at the influence of free will around the world.

Extending the pipeline

High school students talking to one another

High school students interested in medicine get coaching from U of M medical students.

New alum Barber a role model for the ages

Marion Barber Jr.

Former Gopher football star Marion Barber Jr. came back to the U in 2015. In May, at the age of 57, he received his bachelor’s degree in youth studies.

Regents approve FY18 operating budget

U of M sign

The budget focuses on access and affordability while making strategic investments and saving costs where possible. 

Two University of Minnesota sophomores win Hollings Scholarships from NOAA

Mississippi River

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Sciences has selected two U of M students to receive Hollings Scholarships. 

Fionnuala Ní Aoláin named Regents professor

Fionnuala Ní Aoláin

Ní Aoláin is considered one of the world’s leading scholars in international and human rights law.

U of M wastewater treatment pilot promises to turn scum into profit

U of M wastewater treatment pilot promises to turn scum into profit

CFANS researchers are converting scum into high-quality biodiesel. 

Regents focus on the future at meeting

A glass apple with the regents seal on it

In 2016-17, the University worked to deliver on its mission

 

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