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Cancer-killing Nanoparticles

Arrows point to irregular, grayish round dying tumor cells.

In researcher Jayanth Panyam's promising new treatment, iron nanoparticles seek out and destroy lung cancer cells.

Protecting Us from Avian Flu

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The U of M is playing a key role in Minnesota’s response to control the virus and aid food producers. 

Water Research at the U of M

The Mississippi River near the U of M Twin Cities in Minneapolis.

U of M researchers are leading the way in meeting the critical challenges of preserving and protecting our water, both locally and globally.

U of M Institute discovers how aspirin fights cancer

U of M sustainable housing design team wins national championship

University of Minnesota commencement ceremonies begin May 1

U of M to unveil Robert H. Bruininks Hall May 1

A special ceremony to dedicate Robert H. Bruininks Hall will take place at 3 p.m. Friday, May 1, 2015. The building is named for Bruininks, who has given more than 45 years of service to the University of Minnesota, including nine as president (2002-2011).

U of M named national leader for focus on operational excellence in information technology

A Water Bottle That Measures Up

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Four recent U of M graduates are developing a “smart” water bottle that tracks your water intake and syncs to a phone app that reminds you to drink up.

Humphrey School of Public Affairs professor among top U.S. researchers to receive inaugural Andrew Carnegie Fellowship

American Academy of Arts and Sciences elects three U of M faculty to 2015 class

Three University of Minnesota professors have been elected members of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, one of the nation’s most prestigious honorary societies. Dante Cicchetti, Allen Isaacman and Donald Truhlar.

Seven University of Minnesota Seniors Receive Fulbright Awards