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Help astronomers find ‘baby’ galaxies that give birth to new stars

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A new UMN-led citizen science project uses the public to find “baby” galaxies that are giving birth to new stars.

State investment shows support for U of M’s education, outreach, research

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Today, University of Minnesota President Eric Kaler responded to the close of the Minnesota legislative session.

UMN announces launch of agricultural partnership between Brazil and MN

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UMN and Embrapa are joining forces to tackle problems of viable productivity growth in agriculture.

Two University of Minnesota students named 2017 Astronaut Scholars

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Two U of M students have been named Astronaut Scholars for the 2017-18 academic year. 

U of M startup enVerde LLC to commercialize new waste-to-energy technology

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Startup company enVerde signed an agreement with the U to develop a technology that converts organic waste into syngas.

U report explores healthy and equitable development in Twin Cities suburbs

Healthy and Equitable Development Project

Healthy & Equitable Development Project identifies issues, opportunity in affordable living, active transportation.

America’s uneven war toll

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Dead and wounded are increasingly from poorer parts of country, says study.

Helping vets succeed in business

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The Carlson MBA program helps military vets translate their skills into careers.

Gopher softball team wins B1G

The Gopher softball team holds its banner for winning the Big Ten Tournament championship.

The U of M softball team has backed up its Big Ten regular season title with another championship—its second straight Big Ten Tournament title—and now looks to make a move in the NCAA Tournament.

Extension receives $1 million to help Greater Minnesota

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Federal research grants build upon ‘brain gain’ studies, local food access to wholesale distribution      

U Libraries named recipient of nation’s highest museum and library honor

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U of M libraries just the third academic library in 23 years to win the award for its community contributions.

Proposed System Strategic Plan leverages strengths for collective future

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Proposed plan highlights and connects the distinctive strengths that exist across the UMN system.

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