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Anna Goorevich stands in front of a soccer field.
Feature

Empowering sport for all

After injuries ended her playing career, PhD student uses research to help make sport a better place for all athletes.

 Image of colorful crayons next to a headshot of Cecilia Xi Wang, an assistant professor in the College of Design.
Talking with U of M

Talking autism-friendly colors with U of M

Selecting paint colors for your living room, office or classroom can be a big decision — one that impacts not only the feel of the room but the emotions of those within it. Research suggests color may play an even more important role for children with autism.

Image of Kate Schaefers standing outside at a park.
Talking with U of M

Talking happy and healthy retirement with U of M

Kate Schaefers, director of the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at the University of Minnesota, answers questions about easing the transition to retirement and embracing this next stage of life. 

Professor Jesse Berman and an image of a wildfire
Expert Alert

Climate change, increased air pollution and long-term health

In early March, the National Weather Service issued the first Red Flag Warning of the year for counties in southeastern Minnesota. In addition, recently released seasonal climate data predict this spring and summer to be hotter and more humid than average in most of the U.S. and Canada.