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Groundbreaking celebration planned for new bee and pollinator research lab

The U of M will begin construction later this year on a new, 10,500-square-foot lab facility which will house bee research, led by world-renowned bee expert Marla Spivak. The existing lab is outdated and in poor condition; the new lab will include space for training new scientists as well as conducting ongoing research.

Greenhouse gas source has been underestimated from the US Corn Belt, University of Minnesota-led study shows

Estimates of how much nitrous oxide, a significant greenhouse gas and stratospheric ozone-depleting substance, is being emitted in the central United States have been too low by as much as 40 percent, a new study led by University of Minnesota scientists shows.

U of M Accessibility Observatory announces partnership with TomTom to create national dataset of access to jobs

New UMPD Chief to be sworn in

New University of Minnesota Police Chief Matthew Clark will be officially sworn in on Wednesday, July 22 in the Beacon Multi-Purpose Room at the University of Minnesota Recreation and Wellness Center. The ceremony will begin at 1 p.m.

Student-Athletes Stay Busy in the Community

Gopher student-athletes hand out fruit to and high-five students from an elementary school.

Although summer means a break from athletic competition, University of Minnesota student-athletes and the MAGIC (Maroon and Gold Impacting the Community) program continue to make a difference within the community. 

U of M study explains why hemp and marijuana are different

A New Model for Active Wear

A girl models her new active wear.

Making sure that our youth get enough exercise is an ongoing challenge. A new design solution is working out well for girls in the Twin Cities Somali community.

Boosting nutrients gives a leg up to invasive species

What Feeds (and Feeds on) Invasive Plants

A row of purple loosestrife.

A new study led by U researchers provides unprecedented insight into differences in the way native and invasive plant species operate.

Caught on Camera: Serengeti Wildlife

A horned animal looks into the camera.

A U study captured Africa's most iconic mammals in hundreds of thousands of images.