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A diagram shows the virus detection device communicating with a smartphone, which sends information to the cloud.

Portable virus detection device on its way

U of M scientists design handheld devices to detect the virus that causes COVID-19.
https://twin-cities.umn.edu/news-events/portable-virus-detection-device-its-way
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
05/20/2020
An illustration of numerous people figures standing in a grid about six feet apart.

Modeling COVID-19 for Minnesota

An interdisciplinary team based at the U of M's School of Public Health custom created the mathematical models used by the state to inform COVID-19 responses. 
https://twin-cities.umn.edu/news-events/modeling-covid-19-minnesota
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
05/20/2020
Two nursing students who volunteer for the Medical Reserve Corps.

Medical Reserve Corps answers the call

Students and others in the U of M’s Medical Reserve Corps are volunteering to help respond to the COVID-19 pandemic.
https://twin-cities.umn.edu/news-events/medical-reserve-corps-answers-call
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
05/20/2020
A microscope slide shows leukemic white blood cells, stained purplish, surrounded by nondescript red cells.

No microscope? No slides? No problem.

A U of M professor opens his online database of microscope slides to educators.
https://twin-cities.umn.edu/news-events/no-microscope-no-slides-no-problem
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
05/20/2020

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