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Health care worker wearing a gown and surgical mask
Research Brief

Gender wage gaps persist among health care workers

Though women perform 77% of health care jobs nationally, gender wage gaps persist, potentially contributing to lower lifetime earnings for millions of women and deterring professional advancement. 

The four subjects of the 2024 edition of Where it Starts series
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Where it starts

Lives and identities are shaped by decades and centuries. They can be forever altered in minutes or seconds. For the individuals and communities who continue to make Black history at the University of Minnesota and beyond, change starts wherever the powers of creativity, vision, and joy meet.

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The art of storytelling in medicine

Anthony Williams is a physician whose moving stories of race and marginalized communities in healthcare demonstrate the power of the arts in medicine.

Adrian Davis with grand piano in background
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Let's sing!

Adrian Davis is a music educator who brought back the University of Minnesota Gospel Choir and with it, a powerful message of peace and joy.

Yusra Hassan in front of Coffman Union
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Finding her place

Yusra Hassan is a first-generation student preparing for a career where she’ll have the skills to advocate for those who cannot advocate for themselves.

A remote camera captured an image of a deer in a higher vegetation area of Michigan’s northern Lower Peninsula
Research Brief

Do wolves make deer hunting over bait harder?

Whether or not wolves might affect hunting with bait has been a long-standing question — a recreational tradition that is controversial inside and outside the hunting community.

A photo of Extension Educator Dung Mao next to an image of a stack of silver coins with a trading chart in financial concepts.
Talking with U of M

Talking financial fitness with U of M

A new year brings the opportunity to ring in resolutions focused on positive changes. While many resolutions typically revolve around physical health, it's equally important to consider another vital aspect of health — financial well-being.