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New UMN Law School Public Interest Residency Program Expands Career Opportunities

Walter F. Mondale Hall

Innovative program connects leading public interest and government organizations with high-achieving law students

Finding fertilizer’s environmental sweet spot

tractor spraying fields

New study led by U of M researchers improves understanding of nitrogen’s greenhouse gas impacts

UMN launches research to help reduce zebra mussel spread

zebra mussels

UMN will partner with Tonka Bay Marina, Brunswick Freshwater Boat Group and DNR to help reduce zebra mussel spread

On the future of food

David MacLennan speaks at the University of Minnesota.

Cargill chair and CEO David W. MacLennan spoke at the U recently about the challenges and opportunities we face in feeding the world sustainably.

Bell Museum launches the midwest’s first comprehensive online ‘Biodiversity Atlas’

Mississippi River

The Bell Museum at the University of Minnesota has launched the first web portal providing access to all of its biodiversity collections

Biomarker may predict recurrence in endometrial cancer patients

Endometrial cancer is the most common gynecologic cancer in the U.S. 

Research snapshot: Improved fitness linked to reduced type 2 diabetes risk

The link between fitness level and developing type 2 diabetes has been commonly linked and hypothesized.

Research snapshot: At-home medication therapy management services beneficial for some patients

Managing medications can be difficult.

U of M Board of Regents approves appointment of new Gopher Athletics Director Mark Coyle

Glass apple with university seal

President’s proposed FY17 operating budget and draft M Health integration agreement also reviewed

White House OSTP recognizes UMN for commitment to advancing microbiome research

UMN’s commitment to developing better microbiome methods was recognized by the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy.

Expert perspective: California to raise legal age to purchase tobacco from 18 to 21

According to a recent article in Yahoo news, California Governor Jerry Brown approved raising the legal age...

Garry Jenkins named new U of M Law School Dean

Garry W Jenkins

 Garry W. Jenkins will be the next dean of the University of Minnesota Law School, effective July 31, and pending approval by the Board of Regents in June.