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U of M president to deliver annual State of the University address

University of Minnesota President Eric Kaler will reflect on his first five years in office, and outline his priorities for the upcoming year during his fifth State of the University address.

U of M president to deliver annual State of the University address

University of Minnesota President Eric Kaler will reflect on his first five years in office, and outline his priorities for the upcoming year during his fifth State of the University address.

In the Pursuit of Science

Sammy Shaker in a lab

Sammy Shaker is 20 years old, graduating, and heading overseas after receiving one of the most prestigious scholarships in the United States.

U of M to host Minnesota Sparks events throughout Greater Minnesota

Beginning in March 2016, the University of Minnesota launches Minnesota Sparks, a series of outreach events to bring its researchers—who are tackling the state’s most critical issues—into conversation with communities across Greater Minnesota.

SPH report: Health status of American Indians/Alaska Natives continues to decline – Part 3

Throughout this series we’ve provided you with an overview of a recent report by Linda Frizzell, Ph.D., assistant...

To Make Sure Voices Go Through Walls

Amanda Weber

Amanda Weber has brought her love of music and outreach to a choir that offers hope to prisoners.

SPH report: Health status of American Indians/Alaska Natives continues to decline – Part 2

Yesterday we discussed the persistent health inequities American Indians and Alaska Natives (AI/AN)...

Free online ebook collection launches for all Minnesotans

SPH report: Health status of American Indians/Alaska Natives continues to decline – Part 1

A new report recently released by Linda Frizzell, Ph.D., assistant professor in the University of Minnesota...

UMN chemistry professor receives highest honor from U.S.

University of Minnesota Department of Chemistry Professor Erin Carlson has been named by President Barack Obama as a recipient of the Presidential Early Career Awards for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE).

Gravitational Waves Rock the Physics World

An aerial view of the LIGO site in Louisiana, showing 2.5-mile-long extensions of the experiment against the verdant countryside.

U of M researchers helped discover these “ripples in space,” confirming a prediction by Einstein and opening the door to new physics.

Human Gut Microbiome Evolution: From Hunter-Gatherers to a Western Lifestyle

Westerners have a less-diverse gut microbiome compared to hunter-gatherers, but how and why these microbe collections diverged has largely remained a mystery.

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