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UMN study measures effects of congestion on access to jobs by car

traffic

Twin Cities metro area ranks #12 in access to jobs by car, #23 in loss of access to jobs by car due to congestion

From You Betcha to Kon'nichiwa

carrie kuang

In exploring a new culture, honors student Carrie Kuang found a career.

Back-to-school stress, how much is too much?

It’s no secret that when the summer sun begins to set, it doesn’t take long for back-to-school stress to set in.

Gophers host HopeDay Festival

A young boy poses with Goldy Gopher at the HopeDay Festival.

The University of Minnesota held the 10th annual HopeDay Festival for kids recently at TCF Bank Stadium. 

U of M to host Minnesota Sparks in Fergus Falls

Windmill

MN Sparks brings U researchers—who are tackling the state's critical issues—into conversation with the community. 

Leveraging ‘big’ as a force for good

Ken Powell speaks into a microphone.

General Mills chairman Ken Powell talks about how one of the world’s largest food companies acts for the greater good.

Thinking through the dirt

A student works on a dig at Fort Snelling.

U of M anthropology professor Katherine Hayes and her students are unearthing a fuller story of Fort Snelling.

A game changer

Nic VanMeerten

Doctoral student Nic VanMeerten explores using video games for the greater good.

Not all bioplastics are created equal

Water bottles

U of M research suggests forest residuals provide cleaner feedstock for bio-based plastic than fossil fuels or row crops

European earthworms cause big problems in North American forests

earthworm invasion

New study involving U researchers found earthworms responsible for declining diversity in North American forests.

Atheists remain most disliked religious minority in the U.S.

Johnston Hall

Ten years after landmark study, researchers find Americans consider religion central to morality and national identity.

 

Adult obesity rates fall significantly in Minnesota

Adult obesity rates are decreasing in Minnesota, new data suggests.

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