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Parks proud

Jennifer Ringold standing in front of a Minneapolis lake and the city's skyline

Helping build on Minneapolis parks’ reputation for excellence is all in a day’s work for Jennifer Ringold.

Art on ice

College of Design student-created Welcome Shanty on Lake Harriet

Winter can’t chill the creativity of these U of M students.

UMN Experts: Disrupting the health care system

Jean Abraham, Larry Jacobs

Experts weigh in on Amazon's and other's move to form an independent company that seeks to contain health care costs.

UMN study shows wetlands provide landscape-scale reduction in nitrate pollution

Wetlands

Wetlands are five times more efficient at reducing harmful nitrate compared to land-based conservation practices.

UMN Experts: Evolution of commercials

Claire Segijn; Steven Wehrenberg

With millions expected to watch Super Bowl LII, some viewers may be just as invested in the ads as the game itself.

Helping aging citizens stay safe in winter

A wintry scene in a neighborhood

Research on harsh weather reveals positive aspects for our oldest citizens.

Research finds early childhood program linked to degree completion at age 35

Teacher working with kids

30-year follow-up study of Chicago graduates shows increased postsecondary attainment.

UMN Experts: Influenza season and call for vaccinations

Michael Osterholm, Susan Kline, David Golden

New data from the CDC today about influenza in the United States shows the virus remains widespread.

UMN Expert: U.S. economic and trade policy on the global stage

Robert Kudrle

President Donald Trump is scheduled to give a speech to world leaders and CEOs at the World Economic Forum Friday.

Researchers use wild rice to predict health of Minnesota lakes and streams

wild rice man in front of boat

Sulfate from human activity can transform into toxic sulfide and increase harmful elements including mercury in fish.

Goldy wins national title … again!

A jubilant Goldy Gopher holding a championships trophy and surrounded by U of M cheer and dance team members

The U of M spirit squads once again turned in strong performances at the recent Cheerleading and Dance Team National Championships.

Research Brief: Older Minnesotans love winter. How can we help them stay safe?

Minneapolis in snow

UMN researcher Jessica Finlay examines how everyday winter weather shapes our well-being—a subject often overlooked

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