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U of M President Eric Kaler to outline 2018 legislative priorities Feb. 21

The top of the Minnesota capitol building
President Kaler will address media at Minnesota Capitol

Scientists poised to win the race against rust disease and beyond

wheat rust

Scientists have positioned themselves to better understand how rust fungi infect crops and evolve virulence. 

Economic impact of the University of Minnesota exceeds $8.6 billion annually

UMN Economic Impact

U of M contributes $8.6 billion a year in economic activity—supporting 77,000 jobs, generating $470 million in taxes.

Research Brief: Global grazing lands increasingly vulnerable to a changing climate

Cows in dry field.

A new study shows precipitation variability has increased significantly on 49 percent of the world's grazing land.

Honing his craft

James Cho

With his major in high demand, a U of M student lands his dream internship with Tesla.

Landing on his feet

Alex Johnson.

After injury dashed an Olympic quest, Alex Johnson pursued a new dream as a Carlson School undergrad.

‘I like to visualize progress’

Jean-Marcel Njokou.

Jean-Marcel Njokou is the first recipient of the JE Dunn Scholarship in construction management.

A fondness for fungi

Lotus Lofgren.

She went from unschooled to internationally honored researcher.

Larry Jacobs presented McKnight Presidential Chair in Public Affairs

Larry Jacobs

The award will support launch of new series, Mondale Dialogues: America at a Crossroads.

U of M crowdsourcing project transcribes Supreme Court justices’ handwritten notes

handwritten note

Transcriptions provide unprecedented access to the justices' conversations.

UMN Expert: Medicaid work requirements

Lynn Blewett

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services issue guidelines for Medicaid work requirement.

University of Minnesota breaks ground on Health Sciences Education Center

Health Sciences Education Center HSEC

Gov. Dayton and other policymakers joined University of Minnesota leaders to officially break ground on the HSEC.