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New water scarcity map offers tool for better planning

Water is essential to human well-being, yet reports of water shortages surface daily. Now, thanks to a team of global water experts, planning for water development and use just took a giant leap forward.

To Save Our Lakes, Rivers, and Streams


Discoveries at the U of M will stem the spread of invasive species

President Kaler: Governor’s bonding recommendations reinforce U’s importance to Minnesota

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President Kaler: Governor’s bonding recommendations reinforce U’s importance to Minnesota

U Libraries’ Tretter Collection honored for service to GLBT community

Motivated by the State of the Union

Cayla Ebert

Cayla Ebert spent winter break in Washington D.C., doing volunteer legal work for asylum seekers. She also found herself at President Obama's final State of the Union address.

U of M research studies gentrification in Minneapolis/St. Paul

Researchers solve long-standing ecological riddle

Researchers have found clear evidence that communities rich in species are substantially healthier and more productive than those depleted of species, once complicating factors are removed.

Sentera Teams with University of Minnesota to Create UAS Autopilot Development Toolkit

U of M Twin Cities Awarded $374,000 to Support Student Internships

The U of M has been awarded a three-year, $374,000 Career Ready Internship Grant from Great Lakes Higher Education Guaranty Corporation. An anticipated 170 new paid internships will be created during the 2015-2018 academic years.

U of M Center for New Americans defends asylum seekers targeted by federal immigration raids

U of M Libraries to digitally preserve African American history and culture

U of M Bell Museum hosts NASA astronaut and Minnesota native Josh Cassada

The Bell Museum will host Dr. Josh Cassada, NASA Astronaut and Lt. Commander for the U.S. Navy, on January 14 to present “The Road from Minnesota to the Space Station and Beyond.” Cassada is a White Bear Lake native, and will be visiting White Bear Lake Area High School with the Bell Museum’s ExploraDome team to discuss his experience working for NASA, space and science.