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Board to feature University faculty excellence and feedback


Regents will hear report of Faculty Consultative Committee chair and take action on President’s recommended budget.

UMN Expert: Low labor force participation rate

Joe Ritter

With a low unemployment rate and larger number of people not working, it is raising concerns about a labor shortage.

U of M solar car team challenges Iowa State to a duel

solar car

Friendly border battle will prepare both teams for this summer’s American Solar Challenge cross-country race

Green tomatoes take the cake

Leensa Ahmed and Jasmine Salter tend to produce for the Green Garden Bakery.

Master Gardener volunteers and Extension partners inspire kids in north Minneapolis to start a healthy desserts business.

‘I think I can’

Students in lab.

Active learning is key to closing the achievement gap in biology-related careers.

Research Brief: New Guideline Lowers Age to Start Colon Cancer Screening to 45

A doctor writing on a clipboard

An updated American Cancer Society guideline says colorectal cancer screening should begin at age 45.

Saudi student makes Law School history

Mohammed Al Mulhim, bearded, in graduation cap.

The first recipient of a U of M doctorate in law, Mohammed Al Mulhim is devoted to human rights.

Research Brief: New approach boosts effort to scale up biodiversity monitoring

Fields and trees at Cedar Creek Reserve.

Measuring the plant diversity using spectral data promises to improve efforts to predict how well ecosystems function.

Title No. 2 in a terrific season

Head coach John Anderson gets a Gatorade shower after the Gophers beat Purdue 6-4 in the championship game of the Big Ten Tournament.

The Gopher baseball team beat Purdue May 27 to claim its 10th Big Ten Tournament championship, and now will host an NCAA regional.

Wage hikes and health

A quarter, two ones, and a five, piled in that descending order.

A U study will probe the health-related impacts of Minneapolis’ $15-an-hour minimum wage ordinance.

Gophers shine again with APR scores

A bunch of M flags blowing in the wind

The NCAA released its most recent Academic Progress Rate (APR) scores in late May, and Gopher teams once again shined. 

Scientists discover new magnetic element

periodic table research

Discovery led by University of Minnesota researchers could have a big impact in the semiconductor industry