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University of Minnesota Board of Regents to meet in Rochester


The Board will hold its March meeting in Rochester to emphasize items of particular importance to UMR and SE Minnesota. 

Opioids not superior pain relievers

A shot of pills of many colors.

A U-led study lends no support to preference for opioid pain relievers.

Governor Dayton’s full support for UMN budget request reinforces U's importance


Governor Mark Dayton has expressed his full support for the U of M’s fiscal year 2019 supplemental budget request.

Ending addiction in our communities

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The College of Pharmacy is preparing students to fight the opioid crisis in our communities.

A look inside the lives of hospitalized children and their families

3-year-old Maverick Koll and his family were one of seven families to participate in the second "Perspectives" project at University of Minnesota Masonic Children's Hospital.

“There I was in this quiet, private nursery, holding and staring at these three infants and they were mine.”

Weighing in on the opioid crisis

Roon Makhtal.

Roon Makhtal is researching ways to meet the opioid epidemic in Minnesota.

Regents approve U of M state budget request

Supplemental budget

The $10 million request will hold tuition flat for Minnesota resident undergraduate students on all five campuses.

UMN Expert: Steel and aluminum tariffs

Robert Kudrle

Economic policy expert and Humprhey School of Public Affairs Prof. Robert Kudrle is avaliable for comment.

Regent Patricia Simmons resigns from the University of Minnesota Board of Regents


Today Regent Patricia Simmons announced her resignation from the University of Minnesota Board of Regents.

U of M President Kaler highlights overall impact of the University to MN Legislature

Higher Education

President Kaler presented the University’s capital request to the MN Senate and House higher education committees.

Research Brief: Rural maternity care losses lead to childbirth risks

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When families in rural counties lose maternity services, risks related to childbirth rise for mothers and babies.

UMN Expert: Youth violence prevention

Iris Borowsky

Expert comments on prevalency of youth violence and options for intervention.