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Faculty research fuels record 16 startups at U of M

The University of Minnesota announced today that it launched a record 16 startup companies over the past year based on discoveries and inventions by its researchers. These companies, which exceed the previous record of 15 companies in fiscal 2014, demonstrate the university’s commitment to bringing cutting-edge research beyond the lab and to the market, where it can benefit society on a larger scale.

Severe weather plans for August 22 Minnesota Vikings vs. Oakland Raiders game at TCF Bank Stadium

With 8/22/15 shaping up to be a very active weather day, the University of Minnesota and the Minnesota Vikings want to ensure that fan attending tonight’s Vikings-Raiders game at TCF Bank Stadium are aware of and prepared for potential severe weather.

Can Remote Monitoring Improve Alzheimer's Care?

A senior woman pets a dog sitting on her lap.

New technology could reduce caregiver stress and help people with Alzheimer’s and dementia-related conditions live independently longer.

U of M Board of Regents names external review oversight committee

U of M Technological Leadership Institute celebrates first graduating cohort of the Medical Device Innovation program

Natural Born Economy

Two researchers measure water levels

For Minnesota companies working to balance people, planet, and profits, the U of M's Natural Resources Research Institute is there to help.

Ten U of M Reasons to Visit the Fair

Goldy Gopher at the Minnesota State Fair

From offbeat science performances to games for the sake of research, the U has something to offer visitors of all ages at the Minnesota State Fair. 

University of Minnesota receives funding from National Science Foundation for dedicated campus research network

University of Minnesota solar car team to unveil new car Aug. 18

The University of Minnesota Solar Vehicle Project team will give the public a first look at its newest solar-hybrid car at a special event for the media, sponsors and supporters.

U of M retains external legal counsel Karen G. Schanfield to review and assess sexual harassment claims and the climate in athletics

Statement from Ann Aronson and Erin Dady

Bears appear unfazed by drones, but their heart rates soar, U of M research shows

If an unidentified flying object suddenly appeared in the sky, it’s likely your heart would beat faster. Now, University of Minnesota researchers reporting in the journal Current Biology have found that the same is true for bears.