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UMN Expert: North Korea ICBM Launch

Mark Bell

UMN Professor Mark Bell comments on U.S. options in response to this latest North Korea missile launch.

From Alaska to Amazonia: first global maps of traits that drive vegetation growth


Detailed global maps of key traits in plants are available for the first time, thanks to work led by CFANS researchers.

Student-designed winter light shows begin Dec. 1 at the University of Minnesota

Light Show

The event features a dazzling light show designed by College of Science and Engineering students.

UMN Expert: Black Friday shopping and the hunt for deals

George John

Black Friday marks the beginning of the shopping frenzy that lasts through the holiday season.

AAAS and the University of Minnesota Announce 2017 Fellows

A microscope

Five UMN researchers have been named AAAS Fellows by their peers.

A turkey tale, from 4-H to DC

Kerryn Lund, Christina Kuismi, Kayla Egenes, Katie Kent, and Kodi Bundermann, with turkeys in the background

A group of U of M Extension 4-H youth is presenting the national Thanksgiving turkey at the White House.

Carbon emissions by plant respiration will have large impact on climate

team measurement

Findings by U researchers suggest plant respiration is a larger source of carbon emissions than previously thought.

UMN Expert: FCC to Vote on Media Consolidation

Chris Terry

The FCC is expected to vote on major changes to media consolidation rules.

Fizz-fueled rocket soars to big win

U students (l to r) Brody Hultman, Machlen Polfliet, Kevin Schrader, Jeffrey Guevara, and Andrew Van Gerpen hold a certificate and oversized check. Next to Van Gerpen is astronaut Mae Jemison.

Students’ Alka-Seltzer-fueled rocket garners a Big Ten title and a Guinness world record.

An 'unreal dream' becomes reality

Jason Jones.

Persistence and a McNair Scholarship helped Jason Jones overcome life’s obstacles to achieve his childhood dream.

‘These deaths can be prevented’

Professor Kingshuk Sinha.

A new study shows how NPOs can enable surgical care delivery in underserved communities worldwide.

Humphrey School recognizes 25 innovative and collaborative local government projects

Broadband tower

Humphrey School of Public Affairs hosts the 11th annual Local Government Innovation Awards (LGIA).