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Banham named Big Ten Female Athlete of the Year

Rachel Banham

The record-setting former Gopher Rachel Banham has been named the Big Ten Female Athlete of the Year.

Minnesota teen pregnancy at all time low, alternate concerns remain

The 2016 Minnesota Adolescent Sexual Health Report, recently released by the University of Minnesota’s...

Christopher Uggen named Regents professor

Headshot of Regents Professor Christopher Uggen

The University of Minnesota Board of Regents has named Christopher Uggen as a Regents Professor of Sociology and Law.

Crowdsourcing project to transcribe and decode U.S. Civil War telegrams

Eckert Telegraph

U researchers part of national crowdsourcing project to transcribe and decode U.S. Civil War telegrams

J. Neil Henderson to lead health equity and rural health access initiative

J. Neil Henderson in orange zip-up sweater and glasses in front of pink petunias.

Henderson’s Medical Discovery Team will address health disparities among rural and American Indian populations.

UMN expert: Sunscreen might not be as effective as you think

The sun is shining and summer has finally arrived. 

Inspiring young women

Holly McKissick

Holly McKissick knows firsthand the importance of female engineering role models.

Tuition relief for middle-class families

Students walk along Northrop Mall.

The U is stepping up efforts to increase financial aid for students of middle-class families.

Expert perspective: New sleep guidelines for children announced

Sleep is critical to the overall growth and development of infants, children and teens.

Sherlock Holmes conference draws international audience

Sherlock Holmes

Aficionados from around the world attend “The Misadventures of Sherlock Holmes,” a conference held every three years. 

What are Values of a Two-Year College.

Innovative schooling in this nation is instantly turning into a need during the venture team as a substitute for an...

Bell Museum exhibit explores Russia’s Primorye region

Jonathan Slaght

“East of Siberia: Wildlife and Wild Places of the Russian Far East” explores endangered species and unique culture