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Ten U of M Reasons to Visit the Fair

Goldy Gopher at the Minnesota State Fair

From offbeat science performances to games for the sake of research, the U has something to offer visitors of all ages at the Minnesota State Fair. 

University of Minnesota receives funding from National Science Foundation for dedicated campus research network

University of Minnesota solar car team to unveil new car Aug. 18

The University of Minnesota Solar Vehicle Project team will give the public a first look at its newest solar-hybrid car at a special event for the media, sponsors and supporters.

U of M retains external legal counsel Karen G. Schanfield to review and assess sexual harassment claims and the climate in athletics

Statement from Ann Aronson and Erin Dady

Bears appear unfazed by drones, but their heart rates soar, U of M research shows

If an unidentified flying object suddenly appeared in the sky, it’s likely your heart would beat faster. Now, University of Minnesota researchers reporting in the journal Current Biology have found that the same is true for bears.

Media Advisory: U of M to host annual cold-climate wine judging

What: The International Cold Climate Wine Competition When: 11:30 a.m. to noon, Tuesday, Aug. 18 Where: Continuing Education and Conference Center, 1890 Buford Ave., St. Paul campus of the University of Minnesota

A Curiosity-Driven Life

Jessica Tarnowski

Jessica Tarnowski ’15 was always curious about the genetic basis of hereditary diseases. Now she helps those at risk for sickle-cell anemia and other conditions to access health care services.

Through Trials

Cancer survivor Scott Nelson stands on a concrete path amongst a forest of trees with his hands crossed.

Faced with a deadly disease, many people participate in clinical trials as the ultimate way to help others.

University of Minnesota Researchers to lead a $12M research network to build sustainable, healthy, and livable cities

Physicists release first results from neutrino experiment at NOvA lab in northern Minnesota

Statements regarding Norwood Teague resignation

The following statements are from University of Minnesota leaders regarding the resignation of Gopher Athletics Director Norwood Teague.