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Nutritious U

Rebecca Leighton

What started as a class project turned into a passion--and a job.

A new look at freshwater sponges in Minnesota

Steven Gonzalez holds a freshwater sponge in the lab.

Faculty and students at the U of M Crookston are studying freshwater sponges and how they correlate to the health of Minnesota’s waters. 

Pioneering pathologist wins coveted award

Dr. Lucy Balian Rorke-Adams with a skull.

Alum Lucy Balian Rorke-Adams pioneered the field of pediatric neuropathology.

Nitrous oxide emissions may get worse as climate warms

tall tower

New research from the U shows nitrous oxide emissions, a greenhouse gas, may get worse as the climate warms.

Technological Leadership Institute Presents: Cyber Security Summit 2017

Annual two-day conference draws nationally-renowned experts to improve the state of cybersecurity. 

Rachel Wians: A hate-love relationship with dentistry

Rachel Wians in a dental lab

Rachel Wians is close to earning her undergraduate degree in physiology, and already has her next step planned—dental school.

From trolley rides to ‘bonfires’: Homecoming over the years

The Homecoming Committee raises a giant gopher in front of Coffman Union

Looking back at the 103 years of Homecomings, it’s been quite a ride. 

Innovations grant funds win-win approaches to food, water

Satellite Image

It will fund research on innovations for sustainable food, energy, and water supplies in intensively cultivated regions.

Homecoming 2017: From a corn roast to Ski-U-Mania

The 2017 Homecoming logo

Homecoming 2017 offers a range of events for students, alumni, and the greater community of Gopher supporters.

Giving back … with less fanfare

Volunteers pack food.

Homecoming’s Day of Service gave U alumni and friends a chance to give back to communities all across the country.

Scientists detect gravitational waves produced by colliding neutron stars

Neutron star merger

University of Minnesota astrophysicists involved in discovery observed in both gravitational waves and light.

Regents approve 2018 capital request, focusing on U of M’s statewide impact

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Capital request ensures the strength of University research, education and outreach statewide.

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