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Professor Richard Painter part of team to abolish super PACs


Professor Richard Painter is part of a team representing members of Congress who filed complaint to abolish super PACs.

U of M alumni supporting mission in new ways

Goldy Gopher

More than 466,000 UMTC alumni continue to make an impact at their alma mater and across the world.

Gophers finish 18th in Directors’ Cup standings

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Minnesota finished 18th nationally and third in the Big Ten in the final 2015-16 standings for the Learfield Directors' Cup.

Research snapshot: No two kinds of retroviruses look – or act – the same

In the most comprehensive study of its kind, researchers in the Institute for Molecular Virology and...

Addressing the childhood obesity epidemic in rural Minnesota

Family members slice tomatoes on a cutting board.

U nursing professor Jayne Fulkerson is partnering on a new family-based project to help boost healthy eating habits.

Sustainability all-stars

A wide-angle lens shot showing most of Target Field, looking out toward center field.

A Green Team from the U is once again being called up by Major League Baseball to help with the 2016 All-Star Game.

6 tips for dogs and fireworks this Fourth of July

For most Americans, the Fourth of July is a time for fun, celebration and laughter. 

UMTC student housing investments focus of Board of Regents meeting

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U leaders are preparing to ensure UMTC housing supports enrollment goals. 

U of M astronomers help citizen scientists discover rare galaxy cluster

newly discovered Cluster RGZ-CL

Crowdsourcing participants and U astronomers discover a rare galaxy cluster 1.2 billion light years away

Research snapshot: “Molecular band-aid” shows promise to prevent heart attack damage

It’s estimated that someone in the U.S. has a heart attack every 43 seconds.

Xcel-ent for butterflies

Purple, yellow, and green vegetation by a lake.

Thanks to a keen-eyed U student, butterflies will soon find plenty of food next to Xcel Energy substations.

Transit and training crucial to connecting unemployed with jobs

Light Rail

The mismatch between unemployed workers and job vacancies is a serious problem in the Twin Cities region.