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U of M, community partners lead new Robert Wood Johnson Foundation program

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Interdisciplinary Research Leaders, led by U of M, will consist of 15 teams of researchers solving health challenges.

Private giving to U of M tops $312 million in FY16

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U's Board of Regents also discuss Gopher Athletics, facilities and budgeting

Research snapshot: Gay prostate cancer patients have unique social support networks and needs

In the United States, an alarming 1-in-7 men will develop prostate cancer.

To break down stereotypes about librarians

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André Nault is not only a U librarian, he’s also an adjunct professor and an advocate for reducing students’ debt.

Honoring the victims and survivors of 9/11

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The University of Minnesota will commemorate the 15th anniversary of the September 11 attacks with two events.

Proposed FY18-19 biennial budget request benefits state, students, faculty

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The U of M’s proposed FY 2018-19 biennial budget request benefits U students, faculty, and Minnesota residents.

U-led project releases 3-D elevation maps for White House Arctic Initiative


Researchers led by the U's Polar Geospatial Center release the first-ever public set of 3D topographic maps of Alaska. 

Humphrey School celebrates 10 years of government innovation

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Local Government Innovation Awards includes new award for long-lasting impact.

U awarded multimillion-dollar grant for physics-based approach to cancer

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$8.2 million National Cancer Institute award will support development of a simulator to predict cancer cell migration 

Northrop welcomes new Director of Development Cynthia Betz


Northrop welcomes Cynthia Betz as the Director of Development to ensure Northrop's vibrancy for generations to come. 

Monkeys in zoos have human gut bacteria


New research gives insight into how diet and lifestyle may affect health

It's always fun at the Fair

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Can sworn enemies be friends for a day? They were on August 26 at the Minnesota State Fair.