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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

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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

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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.

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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.

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

André  Nault

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

A photo of many American flags flying against a blue sky

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.

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